Food and drink for Fiestas Patrias: celebrating with Chilean cuisine

Fiestas Patrias merriments are warmly shared among families and friends, along with joyful meals of decadent Chilean cuisine, and festive beverages to further lighten the mood. Take a gourmet tour of Chile and experience Fiestas Patrias with these traditional foods and drinks: Asados The Chilean backyard barbeque is known as an “asado,” and especially during … More Food and drink for Fiestas Patrias: celebrating with Chilean cuisine

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La Vega Central: an enticing excursion in Santiago, Chile

Across the Rio Mapocho (Mapocho river) from the center of Santiago, in an area known as La Chimba during colonial times, one can truly understand the meaning of the word “orectic” by visiting the city’s enticing fruit and vegetable market, La Vega Central. The residents of La Chimba historically crossed the river with carts and … More La Vega Central: an enticing excursion in Santiago, Chile