I started with foie gras, served with a delicious cherry sauce, and some greens and walnuts that were drizzled with a lovely vinaigrette. The cherries were the highlight of the dish, pairing perfectly with the foie´s rich, deep flavour. There were also shitaake mushrooms on the plate - it seems to be a very popular thing with many contemporary restaurants nowadays, but really, they were just out of place in this dish, and in many others.
Celebrating Christmas in Chile December 25th 2008 Geo: -33.4691, -70.642We finally arrived in Chile, and the feeling in my legs finally returned! Woo hoo! Isn´t it nice when blood actually circulates through your body? It was quite the marathon getting out of the airport - from lining up to pay the $132 reciprocity fee that Canadians are charged (Chile dings us for this amount simply because that´s what Chileans are charged to co ... read more
South America » Chile » Santiago Region » Santiago Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more