Monthly Archives: October 2014

Have you ever had a certain song remind you of a memorable vacation or close friends? Perhaps your favorite picture helps you recall a special time in your life. When it comes to fine dining, exceptional restaurants can create that … Continue reading

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If you would like to enjoy authentic Peruvian flavors in a spectacularly scenic setting, La Costanera Restaurant features traditional Peruvian cuisine overlooking Montara Bay along Highway 1 just south of San Francisco. Fresh ingredients are the foundation of the many dishes that … Continue reading

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In the mood for a fabulous meal? Are you ready to try something new? La Costanera restaurant is right down the road in the charming coastal town of Half Moon Bay. If the only Peruvian food and drink you’re familiar … Continue reading

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San Francisco CA is a fabulous city that features one of the country’s best dining scenes. From classic American cuisine to delectable international fare, the city has restaurants for every appetite. The La Costanera Restaurant is one of the city’s distinctive … Continue reading

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Considered a fusion cuisine due to the many cultures that influenced contemporary Peru, foods that comprise the unique Peruvian flavors include quinoa, corn, peppers, tomatoes and lime. Additionally, foods from the sea are one of the specialties of Peruvian cuisine, and the … Continue reading

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Over a decade ago, Peruvian flavors hit great popularity as restaurants began offering a modern twist on traditional Incan cuisine. The dishes were received well by diners, so more and more eateries began popping up across the country. The main reason this … Continue reading

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Dining out is more than just consuming good food. The eating experience provides relaxation, a pleasant ambiance and interactions with other people even if it’s only with your server. Choosing an establishment that makes food you enjoy is important, but … Continue reading

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Traditional Peruvian flavors reflect the three major geographical areas of Peru: the Amazon jungle, the Pacific coast and the Andes highlands. When the Spanish came to Peru in the early 1500s, they found a rich tradition of Peruvian foods. Many foods used … Continue reading

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It is impossible to talk about Peruvian flavors without recognizing the importance of the Aji Amarillo chili pepper. This fruity, complex pepper has been a part of South American cuisine for thousands of years. It is believed to have first been cultivated … Continue reading

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Peru’s identity is complex, diverse and filled with contradictions. In reviewing traditional Peruvian cuisine, you may notice that many of the country’s dishes reflect this. Centuries ago, when the native Andean people fought the Spaniards, a new blended Peruvian identity was … Continue reading

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