As my 6 day trip to Bogota draws to a close, these are some of the most interesting things that I’ve had to eat here.
Pan de Yuca – bread made with yuca flour, filled with cheese. I found that many dishes in Bogota include with cheese.
Avena – a sweet milk drink made with oats.
Frijoles – I photographed these at the large market in …
I’ve been doing a lot of eating since I’ve been here in Bogota. Most of the dishes contain either plantains, cheese, sausage, corn, yucca and meat (beef or pork). Since this is a major city, there is a lot of food from other parts of the country, like fish from the Caribbean coast.
The other night we went to Andres Carne de Res, whose poetic …
When you think of Colombia, you think of cocaine, right? Or rather, coca – the plant that makes the drug. That seems to be monkey on most Colombians’ backs. So far the only coca that I’ve seen was in a tourist plaza near a church.
Towering over Bogota is Moneserrate, a beautiful white church dedicated to El Señor Caido (the fallen Christ). A cable car …
I’m currently in Bogota, Colombia for a public radio conference. I’m here to give a talk on the many ways we at KCRW reach our audience. Yes, that’s all well and good and very exciting… but I’m also here to eat, of course. I haven’t had any big meals, weird foods or even an arepa yet. But one thing I can report on are …