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Corabastos Market Bogota

The largest vegetable, fruit, cereals, and grain supply market in Colombia, and the largest we have visited in the world. 420,000 square meters with 57 warehouses and 6,500 vendors. A daily movement of 12.400 tonnes of produce.  Visiting Corabastos makes you ask how there could possibly be a hungry person in this world.  There is SO MUCH FOOD! If you can, the best time to… Read More

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Maison Grazia Patisserie – Bogota

As of 2013, Maison Grazia is the best pastry shop in Colombia.  French pastry chef Raphael Haasz, formerly of Daniel in NYC, and his lovely Colombian wife Claudia Oyuelo (head chef – trained at the French Culinary Institute also in NY and also worked at Daniel) bring to Colombia a taste of elegant food.  In a city where most restaurants are just a mediocre… Read More

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Arriving to Colombia

Now this is a far cry from my first trip through El Dorado a dozen years ago; when navigating the corridor like terminal was more akin to wading through a souk then engaging in modern era jet-travel. Not today – today I calmly ….