Lima sometimes gets a bad rap as the “Boring Capital” of South America but this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Lima is a vibrant youthful city filled with all kinds of opportunities to experience something unique. All you have to do is dig a little deeper to reach the heart of Lima and its people. Lima is certainly not the boring capital of South America and here are the top seven unique things to do in Lima that prove it!
The Gastronomic Hub of South America
Lima’s culinary scene has exploded in the last couple of years and Lima is now the gastronomic hub of South America. The restaurant scene has grown to include several Michelin rated restaurants including Central Restaurante and Astrid y Gastón. Then there are the classic dives that have been here for years serving up Comida Criolla for the locals.
One of the most innovative and progressive restaurants in Lima is Central Restaurante. This unique restaurant offers a tasting menu that changes seasonally. Their menu takes you on a culinary journey through Peru as you start at below sea level with a dish of rock mussels to over 3050 meters above sea level to finish with a dish of medicinal plants. Central Restaurante is proving that haute cuisine can embrace traditional ingredients and celebrate the biodiversity of Peru! And there is a reason it made it on to our list of best meals in 2017!
Then there is Astrid y Gastón which was established in 1994 as a French restaurant and has evolved into a wholly Peruvian restaurant. ...