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 […]

Brasarepa Restaurant

I previously wrote about my food mission to Brasarepa Restaurant in Envigado on GoBackpacking. The restaurant was one of several locations around Medellin used by (my culinary hero) Anthony Bourdain for his travel and food show, No Reservations. As a result of the posting, I was both surprised and pleased to receive a message from […]