Must-Try Traditional Colombian Foods

TODAY COLOMBIA by bogotastic ·When I travel, more than sightseeing, I love to eat. Eating the national dishes of the country when traveling tell me much more about its people and its culture then...

Starbucks To Invade Colombia

(International Business Times) Two years ago, before I moved to the States, this sort of a question would have baffled me and left me speechless. Now that I have become Americanized by way of...

Coca-Cola introduces bottle made of ice in Colombia

The ice bottle comes wrapped with a red rubber band as a barrier to the cold. Coca-Cola has the cure for a summer meltdown — a new bottle made entirely of ice. The ice-cold soda container...

Top 5: Colombian Drinks (Not Aguardiente).

By now, if you’ve been following us, you must realize the enigma that is Colombia’s indisputable Number One Liquor leaves us with ambiguous feelings, to say the very least. Let’s leave the fire-water conundrum alone...

National margarita day

While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday. We're wasting away again on National Margarita Day. Margaritas are simple to make, yet it’s...

Ajiaco, Colombian Potato Soup

Ajiaco is a Colombian potato soup with distinct regional recipes. Ajiaco santafereño is named after Santa Fé de Bogotá (the former name of Bogotá) capital of Colombia, where it is a cultural mainstay. It typically...

Colombian Popular Dishes

This isn’t gourmet cuisine. This is a more is more philosophy of food. Colombian food is hearty; make no mistake about it. Typical Colombian cuisine contains a great deal of meat, along with rice,...

Latin America Hopes for Scotch Whisky

The European Parliament is expected to approve a new free trade agreement which could boost Scotch whisky exports to Colombia and Peru. MEPs are voting on plans to remove tariffs on most EU-produced spirits exported...

Bakkos For The Best Pizza In Cali!

Enjoy at Bakko's a great pizza with a spectacular crispy dough and the best selected ingredients to give you a Symphony of sensations. Enjoy either with a natural drink such as juice or lemonade, traditional...

Renowned Columbian artist turns his talents to designing liquor bottles, labels

RENOWNED Colombian artist Fernando Botero has turned his talents to liquor, designing a bottle and label for an aged rum, with 80% of the proceeds pledged to Medellin’s museums. Fabrica de Licores de Atioquia is...

Colombian Soft-Drinks and Sugar Billionaire Bubbles Up

Six decades ago, as a recent college graduate working for his father-in-law’s soft-drinks company, Carlos Ardila Lulle came up with a fizzy, pink, apple-flavored concoction that started outselling all of their other products. The rose-colored...

Marriott Plans to Open New Property in Cali, Colombia

For the first quarter of 2014, Grupo Poma is expected to inaugurate it's Marriott hotel in Cali, which would have 180 rooms, bringing the company's total number of rooms in Colombia to 800 under...

‘Modern and elegant’ Colombian food available in US

  As Colombia tries to mend its international image, Colombian chef Andres Dangond wants to do the same thing with his country’s food. Dangond prepares traditional Colombian dishes in a new, creative and elegant way in...

McDonald’s in Colombia To Sell Empanadas

Colombian McDonald's to sell empanadas McDonald's in Colombia has decided to adapt its menu to the local market and has introduced variations on numerous local foods in their new marketing platform, "Colombian Cravings," news publication...

South American cuisine coming to New Orleans’ Central City

Arepas seen in their natural habitat, a market outside Bogota, Colombia. The arepa is the staff of life in Colombia, where these golden-griddled cornmeal cakes are eaten throughout the day. They’re used to sop up...

Colombian McDonald’s to sell empanadas

McDonald's in Colombia has decided to adapt its menu to the local market and has introduced variations on numerous local foods in their new marketing platform, "Colombian Cravings," news publication Portfolio reported Monday. "The platform...

Guarapo, the new lemonade

I have always been a fan of lemonade - it brings back memories of hot summer picnics, July 4 barbeques, and glossy pictures from my mom’s "Southern Living" magazines. But since arriving in Colombia,...

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