Colombian

Colombian food and Colombian restaurants in Bogotá.

The stone portal of El Portico.

El Portico for lunch in the countryside

During its 46 years, El Portico’s village setting has grown to become a landmark of traditional cooking.

Eclectic and enticing dining in Bogotá’s historic La Candelaria

Restaurateur Carlos Ramírez is transforming dilapidated buildings of Bogotá’s historic center into eclectic dining venues.
Tabula restaurant in Bogotá, Colombia

Tabula: simplicity reigns

Tabula's Tomas Rueda believes in using simple ingredients, but the flavors he creates are anything but mundane.
More than a three potato soup: Ajiaco is a festive dish in Colombian households.

A brief history of Ajiaco

Far more than a simple starch, the potato shaped history and plays a starring role in Bogotá's signature soup: Ajiaco.

Céntrico: Dining above the Bogotá horizon

You can’t dine much higher than Céntrico, a restaurant that rises to the occasion with its Colombian menu and equally impressive views.

Chef Sebastián Pinzón of Celele: “Cooking is a game of the senses”

Having served jurors of San Pellegrino's Young Chef Award a Jurel fish in a sour guayaba broth, chef Sebastián Pinzón of Celele shared his vision of running a seafood kitchen in Cartagena.
Bogota restaurants have great meat selections.

Five Bogotá restaurants for preparing the summer grill

Here some suggestions for enjoying great meat selections in Bogotá with some mine salt on the side.

Prudencia: The virtue of fine dining in La Candelaria

What happens when you cross the culinary traditions of Pasto with Baltimore? The answer? One of the best restaurants in the capital.
716 Restaurant in Usaquen

Always time for 7.16

At Usaquen's 7.16, the atmosphere is cozy and the eclectic menu covers the gamut from wings to Kobe beef.
A food court in Bogotá with a reusable purpose.

Our ‘Container City’

Constructed with shipping containers guests in this unique Bogotá´space enjoy eating out "of the box".
Tomás Rueda is the chef of two of Bogotá's most innovative restaurants.

Chef Tomás Rueda’s frying pan ‘revolution’

Tomás Rueda is the rocker-turned-chef of two of Bogotá’s most innovative and origin ‘conscious’ restaurants. Eat on!
Salad

Beyond corrientazo: Bogotá restaurants for a ‘power’ lunch

Searching for a healthier lunch in Bogotá? These greener, leaner restaurants offer an alternative to the standard corrientazo.
In a renovated historical home Club Colombia serves recipes while respecting regional diversity.

Tradition at your table

Nostalgia and dining traditions merge at Club Colombia, a Bogotá restaurant that showcases Colombian gastronomy.

Bogotá’s sweetness and other delicacies by chance

From a leisurely Sunday lunch to puffy cream pastries and one very authentic Italian, food critic Ambrosia find a sweet side to dining out in Bogotá.
The coastal town of Santa Marta is living a new gastro boom.

Santa Marta gastro boom

While Santa Marta may be known for beach bars and hotel buffets, the restoration of the old city offers visitors more dining choices.

Medellín now has its own Andrés, pues

The namesake of Andrés Jaramillo has opened in Medellín to charm paisas out of gastronomic complacency with its iconoclastic Colombian cuisine.