Tag: Food

Moksha Coffee Shop Owner Found on Other Side of World

July 2016 She disappeared seemingly without a trace. Moksha Coffee Shop made our list for the top ten places to have coffee in Bogotá. In fact the shop held the number one spot. In our initial interview with owner, Thana Carvajal, she bubbled with enthusiasm over creating quality food and coffee. The former actress also […]

Chimichurri vs Steak Sauce

December 2015 Michael: Now that I live in South America you can forget the steak sauce. Just pass me the chimichurri. And don’t try to serve me any American beef. I can understand why residents of the USA and some other countries slather a piece of beef with a sauce loaded with strong tasting elements […]

Frambuesa -Restaurant Review

One of our top three favorite places for lunch in Bogotá. Michael: “Frambuesa.” Very frequently when my wife asks me where I would like to go for lunch I choose that restaurant. The company has a couple locations in the city, but my choice always goes to the one at Cra 13A No. 93 – […]

Muu – Restaurant Review

This restaurant has much to moo about. Graciela: We really enjoy this restaurant on a warm sunny day. After discovering it from a friend we have returned three times in as many months. Unlike many restaurants on the outskirts of Bogotá, Muu’s charming atmosphere is not revealed from the road. You must enter the grounds […]

Chigüire 53 – Restaurant Review

leer en español A must eat at restaurant for anyone visiting Bogotá Michael:  Sure there are restaurants offering food from around Colombia. But when it comes to Chigüiro no one does it better than Chigüire 53.  There are other reasons to eat there besides the food. The area around is interesting, the restaurant has a […]

Carbon de Palo – Restaurant Review

Leer en Español Attention to detail makes Carbon de Palo a memorable dining experience. Michael:  We are talking about the restaurant located at Avenida 19 No. 106-12. The company has some express locations but with those, while the great taste in food can be found, you miss the pleasurable ambiance that can make a meal […]

Humitas – Photo of the Week

Graciela:  The photo is of humitas. My mother use to make them a hundred or more at a time. She made both sweet and salt. It was a three day project, one day to purchase the ingredients, one day to make them and one day to cook them. Michael:  I first tasted humitas because of […]

Felinos – Restaurant Review

Leer en Español Michael:  In the Usaquen barrio of Bogotá many restaurants surround Felinos. However it is the one place my wife and I eat at most often when we are in the neighborhood. And yes, we sometimes make a special trip there to enjoy the food. Graciela:  It is a lunch place. You get […]