Monthly Archives: December 2014

Lima has long been recognized for its rich history and culture. Now, the Peruvian capital is earning global recognition for its amazing cuisine as well. Various food and travel institutions have deemed it the Gastronomy Capital Of Latin America for … Continue reading

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Chef Carlos Altamirano has brought the Latin American flavors of Cusco Peru to coastal California with the Peruvian Restaurant La Costanera. The Michelin award-winning La Costanera Restaurant serves authentic Peruvian Cuisine in an elegant contemporary setting. La Costanera’s sleek and stylish design is combined with a … Continue reading

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Peruvian culture is a rich tapestry of diverse influences. Over the years, European, Asian and West African immigrants, who brought their own culture and heritage, adapted local practices but retained aspects of their own. This creative intermingling had dramatic results … Continue reading

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In the tiny Republic of Peru, a most remarkable amalgamation of foreign flavors has been brewing for more than 500 years. In fact, you could say that the small nation that shares borders with Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Columbia and Bolivia … Continue reading

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Any San Francisco chef can call themselves “inspired,” but what does that really mean? In the case of chef Carlos Altamirano, his true culinary inspiration stems from a happy childhood in the bountiful La Costa coastal region of Peru where fresh seafood … Continue reading

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Indulge in the healthy, delicious national dish of Peru at La Costanera Restaurant: Peruvian ceviche. This classic dish, which originated in Peru, combines light yet complex flavors with the freshest ingredients. Although many North Americans have still never tried this entree, it … Continue reading

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Rocoto peppers are grown in Central America and South America. Their true name is capsicum pubescens, which refers to a hairy pepper. They gained their name by the fuzzy leaves unique to these plants. As they continue growing, they are … Continue reading

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Your freshest dining option in San Francisco may not be in the City at all. If you’re enthused about trying something new and exciting for lunch or dinner, enjoy a leisurely drive down the coast to La Costanera restaurant in scenic Half … Continue reading

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As gourmet cooking gains popularity in households across the globe, you may wonder what a real paella tastes and looks like. Even more, you may wonder what ingredients are commonly used in this dish. When you want to sample this … Continue reading

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La Costanera Restaurant offers contemporary Peruvian cuisine overlooking breathtaking scenery. Before visiting, you are invited to take a restaurant virtual tour. This provides the opportunity to gather a sense of atmosphere and menu selection. La Costanera offers a wide range of Peruvian … Continue reading

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