Picapiedra Nacional

Osso

The Place Osso is Lima’s “temple to meat,” a restaurant, butcher shop, and charcuterie. It was started in the suburb of La Molina, about 30-45 minutes from downtown Lima. There’s also a branch in San Isidro close to the financial Read more…

Mollejas

Cosme

The place Cosme is one of the “new, trendy, hip” places on all the Lima food lists. It emphasizes sustainability and is decor is reused, repurposed, and recycled. The ceiling is decorated with disposable soft drink bottles filled with brightly Read more…

Unagi nigiri

Osaka

The restaurant and the cuisine Osaka has a reputation as one of the best nikkei (Japanese-Peruvian) places in Lima. It may not be as internationally famous as Maido, but it’s well known locally. At first my attitude was “I didn’t come Read more…

Churros y chocolate

Manolo

Manolo is an old fashioned Lima caféteria (coffee shop) and churreria in the heart of Miraflores.  It’s an institution, founded in 1968 and is a comforting favorite of families of all ages. You see grandparents who may have met there, and new Read more…

Coconut and pineapple

Malabar

The place Malabar is one of Lima’s “nice” restaurants. Business people, tourists, people with money, in the financial district. Doing creative things with sustainable Amazonian ingredients. We went because we’d heard good things about the food and ingredients but were Read more…