If the idea of five neighborhoods in 72 hours seems a little overwhelming, relax. With your Lure guide in hand, weâll take you through it so youâll relish every moment. DAY 1 9:00. Start out with a serious breakfast from the extensive range at the Hiltonâs celebrated Fresh Market Brunch. Choose from the fresh and healthy options, as you prepare [...]
Archieâs restaurants recreate the unique culture of an Italian trattoria, where families and friends come together over a fine meal, whether itâs brunch, lunch or dinner. With red-checkered tablecloths, Archieâs is the place to enjoy the most perfect artisanal pizzas. Offering succulent gourmet products to take home, authentic antipasti, pasta, fish and meat make up the varied menu that has ...
On a sunny afternoon, the terrace at Trattoria 116 is one of the cityâs most pleasant locations. Enjoy the view from outside the Italian restaurant, while savoring their famous afternoon tea or a happy hour cocktail as live music plays in the background. Alternatively, head inside the elegant modern building and take a table in the dining room, next to [...]
The simplicity of the dishes, inspired by a deep respect for the ingredients, and the impeccable level of the service are only a few of the reasons why Pajares Salinas continues to represent the gold standard for Spanish cuisine in Colombia. Now in capable second-generation hands, the kitchen here promises hearty and classic, Iberian fare: heaping portions of oxtail, oven-cooked [...]
At this aptly named restaurant, the open kitchen provides guests a window (or ventana) into what goes on and around the stoves. Operating under a philosophy of healthy dining, this eatery sources only the freshest local products, like herbs from their own garden, as well as specialty spices from all over the world. The menu takes its inspiration from traditional [...]
La Rosa NÃ¡utica
With celebrated sister restaurants in Lima and Buenos Aires, the Rosa NÃ¡utica in BogotÃ¡ is firmly established within the capitalâs dining scene and has in-the-know diners singing the praises of their Peruvian menu. Among the most mouth-watering creations is the classic Rosa NÃ¡utica sea bass, the EspigÃ³n ceviche and the fabulous suckling pig. Situated in a charming colonial houseâa reconstr ...
Step into the fresh and informal world of 14 inkas, specialist in authentic Peruvian fare, and donât be surprised to hear guests comment, âThis is just how I had it in PerÃº.â The recipes here reflect the rich culinary traditions that have helped this countryâs kitchen conquer the world. Youâll love the main dining room with its backdrop of lush [...]
If you imagine a sushi bar with only the freshest ingredients; a menu in which the nigiris, makis, rice, noodle dishes, and traditional Japanese recipes are heaven to the tastes buds; and where an extremely demanding oriental client base come to dine: the result is Sushigozen! Here, eating is treated as a ritual, beginning with the authentic Japanese table wear [...]
The Tea House
For the last 20 years, The Tea House has been delighting bogotanos with the charms of this millenary drink, a variety of accessories including teapots, filters, sugar swizzle sticks, and of course the star: more than 220 versions of loose leaf teas cultivated in Oriental gardens and plantations. If you are stressed, try a healthy cup of South African rooitea. [...]
BogotÃ¡ has developed a tantalizing range of products and recipes to please the notorious sweet tooth of its people, who miss no opportunity to add a little more sugar to their lives! FRESAS CON CREMA The rich and luxurious combination of juicy red strawberries served with thick sweetened cream is beloved by BogotÃ¡âs dessert aficionados and a canât miss at [...]
72 HOURS IN BOGOTA
This comfort dish is a source of great pride in BogotÃ¡. The potato-based soupâloaded with juicy chicken, capers, and creamy avocadoâis like Colombiaâs answer to chicken soup, but with a decidedly Latino edge. The breakdown is as follows. Capers: A caper garnish offers a sharp contrast to the sweetness of the corn. Potato: A trinity of sliced criolla, pastusa and [...]
There is nothing like exploring a new city with some tips from someone in the know. Our local experts offer an unbeatable introduction to the art world, fashion scene and finest tables in the capital, so relax and take advantage of their secrets ARTIST- GLORIA SALDARRIAGA As a gallery owner, graphic designer and cofounder of the Alcuadrado gallery, Gloria has [...]
We know the world is made of different types of travelers. There are inquisitive souls who go in search for items with a story to tell. Others who like to pamper themselves wherever they are and those whose refined tastes mean they search out tailored-made experiences. Then there are those who take advantage of a little vacation time to feed [...]