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Vegetarian Dining Options in Cuenca

27/Enero/2012 | 14:30

By Deke Castleman For many years, Cuenca has offered a handful of strictly vegetarian restaurants, but the choices continue to improve as the world, including Cuenca, embraces vegetarian options and lifestyles. Nector Tea House Last Octo   [...]

The Gastronomy of Ecuador

13/Enero/2012 | 12:48

[email protected] Ecuador is undoubtedly the most under-appreciated region of South America for discovering delectable cuisine.  Often described as a "mestizaje"  Ecuadorian food is a mixture  of influences and ingredients that have simmer   [...]

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   [...]

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   [...]

Mexican Cuisine Heats Up in Cuenca

09/Diciembre/2011 | 10:56

By DEKE CASTLEMAN It seems that Mexican cuisine is just as popular in Cuenca as it is in other parts of the world. In recent years, the options for Mexican food have broadened and today we take a look at a few of the great place to enjoy the cuisi   [...]

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie

25/Noviembre/2011 | 09:40

From www.pumpkinrecipes.org Ingredients 1 9-inch pie crust 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon allspice ¼ teaspoon salt 2 cups p   [...]

Thanksgiving: an Ecuadorian celebration, too

25/Noviembre/2011 | 09:33

By LANCE BRASHEAR I have heard Ecuadorians comment, even lament, that there is no Thanksgiving tradition in Ecuador, similar to the celebration in the United States – a time when families come together to share a meal and give thanks.  It is a sur   [...]

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   [...]

California Kitchen, Cuenca's only American food restaurant

10/Noviembre/2011 | 14:42

By LANCE BRASHEAR  It is a surprise, to say the least.  To walk into a traditional, colonial-style hotel in Cuenca, a UNESCO world heritage city renowned for its Spanish, colonial legacy, and discover a crowd of gringos eating everything from hamb   [...]

El Jardin, the garden in the middle of Cuenca

31/Octubre/2011 | 16:18

By LANCE BRASHEAR When the El Jardin Restaurant in Cuenca moved from  its 20-year location on Cordova Street near Borrero, manager Daniel Duran says, "many people lost the trail," to finding us.  But if there is anything to say about its relocatio   [...]

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.   [...]

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   [...]

The one and only, Mister Bagel...now there are two

22/Septiembre/2011 | 19:48

By LANCE BRASHEAR It is often hard to pinpoint exactly when a tradition begins, especially a culinary one.  Take the bagel, for example. Legend has it that this popular, Jewish food was created precisely in 1683 for the king of Poland to commemora   [...]

Classical Sundays at Le Petit Pigalle

16/Septiembre/2011 | 10:22

By LANCE BRASHEAR  The clients who dine at Le Petit Pigalle, an intimate, French restaurant in the Mariscal District of Quito, generally know what to expect from owners Johan Ducroquet and Cristina Carranco.  Over the past two years they have work   [...]

Beef basics

12/Septiembre/2011 | 15:35

By LANCE BRASHEAR  When ordering a steak in the United States, do you know the difference between a boneless top sirloin, boneless club steak, Kansas City steak, New York Strip, and an Ambassador steak?   The answer is that there is none.  The sam   [...]

Pekin Restaurant, building a nest in Quito

29/Julio/2011 | 15:28

By LANCE BRASHEAR  If there is one gastronomic tradition that permeates almost all corners of the world (aside from American fast food), it is undoubtedly Chinese cuisine.  Chinese restaurants are ubiquitous around the globe.  In all major cities   [...]

A Return to the Beautiful Era

29/Julio/2011 | 15:01

By LANCE BRASHEAR  Sitting on the northwest corner of Independence Plaza   in Quito's old town district, the name of the Plaza Grande Hotel, more than anything, describes its location.  But it is the name of one of its three elegant restaurants, w   [...]