1910 Revolucion Mexicana

Editor’s Note: As of January 2013, this restaurant is closed. In my new and ongoing effort to discover the best restaurants in Medellin, I invited my friend Marcello to 1910 Revolucion Mexicana for his birthday. Located in Poblado, the restaurant is adjacent two others on the ground floor of a building; they all share a common, […]

Cachao: Cuban Food & Salsa in Parque Lleras

Editor’s Note: As of January 2013, this restaurant was closed, and replaced by a different establishment. Cachao Restaurante and Mojitos was the new kid on the block when I returned to Medellin in mid 2010, and the first time I stepped inside this Parque Lleras establishment was to be interviewed by Christine (from Almost Fearless) […]

Mondongo: Antioquia’s Traditional Tripe Soup

Mondongo soup is a traditional dish in Antioquia, Colombia.

Tapas 10

Las Tapas 10 doesn’t look like much from the outside, which might be why I never noticed it despite being along Calle 10, very near to Parque Lleras and Casa Kiwi Hostel. I met up with Leif and Benny last December for dinner there, and the food and sangria were as good as any I’ve […]

Fine Dining at Bonuar Restaurant

Review of the food and atmosphere of Bonuar Restaurant in El Poblado, Medellin.

Rincon Mexicano Restaurant

A tasty look at Rincon Mexicano Restaurant in Envigado, Colombia.

Tuesdays at Sushi Light

Enjoy a 2 for 1 special on Tuesdays at Sushi Light in Medellin, Colombia.

Brasarepa Restaurant in Envigado

Brasarepa restaurant in Envigado was popularized for its traditional Colombian food after being featured on the show No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain.

Reunion At Jaymar Colombian Breeze Restaurant

I met Jacob and his Colombian wife, Astrid, at Jaymar Colombian Breeze restaurant in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  He is currently working back here in the US, though their plan is to return to Medellin by the end of the year. Apparently the neighborhood was designed by the guy who made that spooky Jim Carey movie, The […]

Arepa Adventures at Konin Foods

Every time I walk back to my apartment from the local video store, internet cafe, or Consumo grocer, I mentally drool at the sight of a big poster advertising arepas. I find arepas on their own to be rather bland, sometimes akin to cardboard.  But add some cheese, sweet condensed milk, chicken, guacamole, or various […]