Astrid y Gaston Even from my short and wellness-impaired visit to Lima, it was easy to see why it holds such a strong reputation as a culinary hotspot. Much of the credit for that goes to chef Gaston Acurio and his pastry chef wife Astrid Gutsche who together opened the original Astrid y Gaston back …

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El Pan de la Chola Lima! After a late night arrival into my absolutely excellent apartment – quite the best flat I’ve stayed in on the trip so far – I was in need of an early day feed so took a gentle morning stroll through my new neighbourhood towards El Pan de la Chola. …

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IK

IK I arrived in Lima feeling a bit under the weather but was determined to get out for at least one decent feed each day. While I’d been on the waiting list for lunch at much-celebrated Central I correctly suspected that that wouldn’t come to fruition so booked a table at a restaurant very near …

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