Arepas_de_huevo (Photo: Jdvillalobos on Wikipedia)

  Many foreigners in Colombia will see the title of this post (in spite of the ‘?’) as pure sacrilege: the humble arepa is often treated with barely masked disdain by the growing number of foreigners visiting Colombia or calling the country home. Many Colombians might be in pretty strong disagreement as well, citing ajiaco, bandeja paisa, sancocho […]

Photo: Coffee Management Services https://www.flickr.com/photos/coffeemanagement/10033404275

  My name is Chris, and I drink. Coffee. Quite a lot of coffee in fact. A friend of mine just opened up a lovely little restaurant and coffee bar in La Candelaria (Papaya Gourmet, since you ask), and according to him I’m just about the only person who’ll come in, sit down, and proceed to […]

visit Paloquemao market bogota

  Colombia isn’t really famous for it’s food and drink around the world: the true ‘foodie paradise’ destination tags go to South-East Asian countries, Mediterranean destinations, and Latin American countries like Peru and Mexico. When people think of ‘foodie travel’ Colombia is rarely on the tip of their tongues. This is partly fair and partly […]

top 5 foods to try on San Andrés

Karen Attman left her hometown of Philadelphia almost twenty years ago to pursue expat life in Latin America. Her work has been published in more than twenty publications in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. She now lives in Bogota and blogs about restaurants, chefs, food events and anything edible at FlavorsofBogota.com   San […]

Bogota Foodie

  This is a guest post by the author of Bogota-based food blog ‘Bogota Foodie‘, Loon Lio. Loon is originally from Brisbane in Australia, where he quit his office job in 2009 to follow his passion and eat/travel the world! He has ended up living in Colombia where he blogs about food and leads off-the-beaten-track […]

cazuela de mariscos colombia

  I recently spent some time in the tiny Pacific jungle village of San Cipriano in Valle del Cauca; it might not be quite on the coast, but the menus are dominated by Pacific coast seafood, as the closest major settlement is the coastal city of Buenaventura. This got me thinking about Colombian cuisine (which […]