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Arriving in Peru in the 1500s, Spanish settlers immediately sought to recreate their favorite Spanish liquor, orujo. What resulted was pisco, a distilled, high-proof brandy made from fermented grape juice. Sometimes compared to Italian grappa and Mexican tequila, Peruvian pisco … Continue reading

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No visit to Peru is complete without stopping in at a Peruvian restaurant and trying a Pisco Sour, the country’s national drink. It is made from Peruvian pisco, lemon or lime juice, syrup, egg white, ice, and Angostura bitters. Common thought is that an American … Continue reading

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Peru has a rich cultural heritage with plenty of reasons to celebrate. While there are countless ways to commemorate this South American oasis every year, one of the best days to remember what Peru is all about is National Pisco Day. … Continue reading

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As a premier Peruvian restaurant north of the equator, La Costanera has a menu full of classic Peruvian food. The dishes range from appetizers to entrees, all of which reflect the best of Peru with an upscale twist. While this delectable selection is … Continue reading

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Peruvian drinks have a wide range of flavors. Some are sour, some are sweet, but they are all delicious. Visitors toPeru who sample a variety of drinks usually come home with new favorites. These are a few top picks among locals and … Continue reading

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Your freshest dining option in San Francisco may not be in the City at all. If you’re enthused about trying something new and exciting for lunch or dinner, enjoy a leisurely drive down the coast to La Costanera restaurant in scenic Half … Continue reading

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What is so exceptional about the pisco sour, the distinctly tangy South American cocktail, that people in neighboring countries battle for the distinction of designating it their national beverage? Peru has named the pisco sour its national cocktail and declared … Continue reading

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