Medellin can quite rightly claim to out-muscle Bogota as Colombia’s gastronomic capital. Aside from the local delicacy, bandeja paisa (essentially lots of different cuts of pork with rice, beans, avocado and black pudding), you can easily find any kind of international cuisine here. The quality is not to be scoffed at either, with a number of top notch restaurants to choose from at a range of prices. Hit the city at the end of August for Medellin’s food festival, Otro Sabor, to sample a great many delectable dishes.
Now, this is not the place you’re going to hear anyone badmouthing bandeja paisa. At least one of our staff may just have had one in the last hour or so, and we’re told they found it gut-bustingly good. We’ll have to admit, however, that it’s generally not particularly fancy, romantic, or, let’s face it, high-end [...] Read more →
There are three things that you’ll probably notice if you take a seat under one of those friendly yellow parasols during Medellin’s Eternal Spring. The first is the affability and helpfulness of the Floridian owner, Chris; who seemingly unfailingly manages to charm all his clientele. Now a Medellin local, he’s only too happy to share [...] Read more →