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Brunch in Bolivia

Potatos may have originated in South America but when it comes to staples, bread is right up there on the list. Some is good, some not so good.  The standard breakfast offering of slightly sweet, defintely stale bread with jam is wearing a bit thin.  On some of our overnights in Bolivia, we have had… Read more

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Empanadas on the Steps of the Spanish Inquisition

Living in Lima would suit me.  Limeans love to snack and so do I.  On every corner, in public spaces and along the streets, there are vendors selling a wonderful array of snacks.  Churros (mmm), Churritos (mini mmm), Ceviche, Popcorn, Buttered Corn (buttery mmm), stuffed bread rolls – they are all there for the taking… Read more

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Dispatches from Sydney – Gardel’s Bar

What I really wanted to call this post was ‘There’s A Guy Work Down The Chip Shop Swears He’s Elvis‘ but it wouldn’t fit, so I’ve stuck to the usual format.  ‘There’s A Guy’ is a wonderful song title from 80’s British songstress Kirsty MacColl who also covered ditties by Billy Bragg and sang with… Read more

Filed in: Restaurant Review, Travel