Eat List: Cusco & The Sacred Valley, Peru
Picanterías, chicharronerías, New Andean restaurants and pisco bars from Aguas Calientes to Urubamba and every in between.
The culinary scene in Cusco and the Sacred Valley of Peru has come a long way in recent years. Andean cuisine is in the midst of a resurgence as young chefs from the region are returning home from the coast to reclaim their culinary heritage, while some star Peruvian chefs are also moving in. The result is a rapidly expanding network of artisan producers, many of them indigenous, and ingredients of increasingly higher quality. For those easily impressed by restaurants with a few alpacas and pan flute music this list is not for you.
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