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Colombian rum, coffee take home top marks at international food awards
May 28, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombian rum, coffee take home top marks at international food awards

posted by Nicolas Bedoya

A regional Colombian rum distillery and a coffee from Colombia’s coffee region won recognition Tuesday from the International Taste and Quality Institute.

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Bogota bakes world’s biggest pound cake
Dec 2, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Bogota bakes world’s biggest pound cake

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s capital Bogota made it the Guinness World Records list after some 180 people baked a 600-meter pound cake, the biggest ever recorded.

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4 of Colombia’s restaurants make Latin America’s top 50
Sep 5, 2013 Ξ Comments

4 of Colombia’s restaurants make Latin America’s top 50

posted by Oliver Griffin

Four Colombian restaurants have been included in Restaurant Magazine’s top 50 eateries in Latin America, it was revealed on Thursday.

Food

Feb 13, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Get some live crab action for Valentine’s Day (VIDEO)

posted by Tara Morris

With Valentine´s Day just around the corner, who could turn down a chance of increased virility with a “natural Viagra” juice made with – among other things – massive live  Full Article »

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Jan 23, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia shows off national cuisine in Spain

posted by Jacob Stringer

Colombian chefs have been showcasing the country’s national dishes at an international food fair in Spain in hopes of turning the world on to Colombian cuisine and making Colombia a  Full Article »

Food

Jan 16, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Making fruit salad the Cartagena way

posted by Jacob Stringer

A street vendor revealed just how to make “Cholao” — the ever-so-popular fruit salad in Cartagena. This fruit salad is originally from southern Colombia but with a few local changes  Full Article »

Food

Nov 14, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin’s city chefs cook up a mean cazuela

posted by Esteban Refshauge

For travellers uninterested in Medellin’s cocaine and gambling scenes, Son del Tropico’s “cazuela de frijoles” may prove to be the most addictive thing in Colombia’s second city. Wandering through Medellin’s  Full Article »

Food

Aug 14, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

‘Modern and elegant’ Colombian food available in US

posted by Katharina Wecker

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,  Full Article »

Food

Jun 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Colombian McDonald’s to sell empanadas

posted by Christan Leonard

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  Full Article »

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May 18, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Poblado serves up award-winning gin

posted by Toni Peters

  Award-winning Scottish gin, Hendrick’s, is now available in Medellin. After successfully launching in Bogota last year and in Cartagena in December, the “unusual” gin, which is infused with Bulgarian  Full Article »

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