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Getting your hands around Quito

27/Enero/2012 | 14:54

[email protected] Quito, Ecuador's capital city, conquered 476 years ago by the Spanish, is considered to be the best preserved Spanish colonial city in the Americas.  Designated more than thirty years ago as one of the first World Heritage s   [...]

Museo del Niño for the child within us all

24/Enero/2012 | 18:25

[email protected] Museo del Niño… y del Niño en el Adulto (MNNA) offers a new artistic proposal for men, women, and children of Quito.  Since last summer the  "Museum" has been in the business of bringing out the child in everyone who visits.   [...]

Tribute to the turkey

29/Diciembre/2011 | 16:00

[email protected] With Thanksgiving and Christmas past and New Year upon us there is one food dish whose popularity will quickly wane until the Fall of the coming year.  Though you could eat turkey anytime, it seems dearest to the celebrat   [...]

A gift from the nuns of Carmen Bajo

28/Diciembre/2011 | 09:32

By LANCE BRASHEAR Once again a cloistered religious order in Quito is opening its doors to the public for the first time ever as part of a baroque art exhibit. In July the nuns of the Santa Clara Convent hosted a baroque art exhibit and now the   [...]

Christmas Desserts

28/Diciembre/2011 | 09:19

By LANCE BRASHEAR With Christmas season upon us perhaps you have already tried the traditional desserts served during the holidays.  The sweets on this page can be enjoyed throughout the year but are fancied even more during the holidays.  There a   [...]

Quito Tour Bus: The tour we have been waiting for

28/Diciembre/2011 | 09:06

By LANCE BRASHEAR The city of Quito has just launched what is certainly their greatest tourism initiative in recent years, perhaps ever.  It is one that has been long overdue:  City bus tours. Taking a city tour in Quito was never difficult   [...]

Expat Hotspots in Ecuador

09/Diciembre/2011 | 11:30

By DAVID MORRILL "If you told me ten years ago that I would live in Ecuador one day, I would have told you that you were crazy," says Sharon Monroe, a 64-year-old grandmother and retired restaurateur from Redwood City, California. "At that point i   [...]

Aquicito, A Guide to the Metropolitan District of Quito’s Rural Parishes

09/Diciembre/2011 | 11:22

[email protected] The Metropolitan District of Quito (DMQ) covers an area of 422,802 hectares (almost 1050 acres), with altitudinal ranges from 500 to 4.800 meters above sea level: a true rainbow of microclimates, habitats, landscapes and bio   [...]

Getting to know all of Quito

09/Diciembre/2011 | 11:20

[email protected] Tourists come to Quito, visit the central historical district, the Mariscal, and some of the other attractions around the city (mostly in the northern part of the city) and they leave thinking they have seen Quito.  But what   [...]

Seven Wonders of Quito

09/Diciembre/2011 | 11:12

[email protected] The International Bureau of Cultural Capitals declared Quito 2011 American Capital of Culture. The reality of Quito’s dynamic city life amidst a layered cultural heritage of landmark buildings was instrumental when consideri   [...]

Municipio premiará a Lenin Moreno por ayudar a discapacitados

05/Diciembre/2011 | 17:44

El municipio de Quito anunció que mañana premiará al expresidente de Brasil Luis Inacio Lula de Silva, por su servicio a la humanidad y al vicepresidente de Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, por su labor en favor de las personas discapacitadas.   [...]

Café Cultura

24/Noviembre/2011 | 16:54

By LANCE BRASHEAR  Laszlo Karolyi, owner and creator of Cafe Cultura, Quito's first boutique hotel, says that people from all over the world have one thing in common: drinking coffee.  "Coffee is an international word.  [When you say coffee] ev   [...]

ZIBRAR: Celebrate good times

21/Noviembre/2011 | 16:01

By LANCE BRASHEAR If there is one theme that runs through all four floors of Zibrar, Quito's newest and most eclectic restaurant, it is the idea that food is part of an artistic and jubilant expression.  The name itself, according to Sales and Mar   [...]

La Gloria, enhancing the menu with local touches

10/Noviembre/2011 | 18:53

By LANCE BRASHEAR  There is a new plate now recommended at La Gloria Restaurant in Quito.  When clients hear about it or see it on the menu, the reactions range from genuine delight to skepticism.   For those who find the item disagreeable, owner   [...]

Casa San Marcos, a house of treasures

10/Noviembre/2011 | 14:51

By LANCE BRASHEAR  Casa San Marcos - a boutique hotel along what is slowly becoming a cultural corridor in central Quito - was, until recently, a house obscured by time.    But the passage of time has a way of not just hiding treasures, but also r   [...]

San Telmo: The place to eat meat

24/Octubre/2011 | 21:40

By LANCE BRASHEAR There is a simple rule to follow when dining out, in search for good meat:  Great steaks come from great steak houses. Gonzalo Proaño, General Manager of San Telmo Steak House  in Quito, says, "We were the first to import from   [...]

Carmine, Bigger than ever

19/Octubre/2011 | 12:53

By LANCE BRASHEAR  If the opening last year of Carmine Gastronomía & Arte in Quito proves anything, it is that Bill Letiery  "Carmine" still has the  touch.   Known for having created some of the most successful restaurants in Quito over the p   [...]

Mi Cocina, the neighborhood kitchen

05/Octubre/2011 | 21:04

By LANCE BRASHEAR Success in the restaurant business does not come easily for anyone.  It is hard work and long hours, but those who know their clients, their tastes, and stay on top of things are often able to create something very special.   [...]

Adventure Tourism in Ecuador

05/Octubre/2011 | 20:54

[email protected] When tourists visit Cotopaxi Volcano they can do one of two things:  Look at it, or climb it.  When they reach the Rio Blanco Bridge near Latacungo they can cross it, or jump off of it. And when they reach the San Jorge wate   [...]

Fortunato's, the neighborhood trattoria

05/Octubre/2011 | 19:47

By LANCE BRASHEAR  With all the pizza places around town, how do you find a quality pizza?   Like with any dish the secret is in the ingredients.  But when talking about pizza, everything begins with the dough. Jay Juliani, owner of Fortuna   [...]