Month: January 2017

La Cerveteca

In beer we trust La Cerveteca, opened in late 2016, is a small store located in Miraflores, where you can buy cervezas artesanales, national and imported. They have a fantastic selection. Great for beer enthusiasts. You can buy individual bottles, or in 6 packs, as well as beer glasses. Information Address: Avenida Ernesto Diez Canseco 319, Miraflores, Lima Phone: 993 439 797 Open: Monday – Friday, 12:00 am – 23:00 pm, Saturday 13:00 am – 21:00 pm, Sunday 14:00 am – 18:00 pm La...

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Bla Coffee

A place to have coffee and a conversation Bla Coffee is located just a few blocks from Larco and Parque Kennedy in the center of Miraflores. Its one of several modern cafes to appear in the area recently. Quite apart from the enviable location, there’s much to entice. First is the small terrace, most welcome in summer. Second is the food, which is well prepared and served, beating many basic coffee bars and very reasonably priced. They have good combined offers for wraps and salads. They also sell coffee from Amazonas, Mikel Coffee is 100% organic coffee. Information Address: Avenida Ernesto...

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News this week

Lima, 25 Jan 2017 Odebrecht Corruption Scandal Latest Peruvian police have detained Edwin Luyo Barrientos, former Chairman of the Lima Metro Line 1 Tender Committee. He is suspected of having received US$7 million from Odebrecht in exchange for a contract to build the Lima Metro Line 1. Miguel Angel Navarro Portugal, former Transport and Communications Ministry official, has also been detained by police. Both men face bribery charges. An arrest warrant has been issued against former Vice-Minister of Communications, Jorge Cuba. He served under ex-President Alan Garcia’s administration (2006-2011) and is accused of taking bribes from the Brazilian company Odebrecht....

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Les Gourmands Pasteleria Francesa

Delicious French pastries and cakes! The French bakery Les Gourmands is a café that has a wide range of breads such as croissant or brioche, pain aux amandes, pain au chocolat, jalousie, cannelé. Les Gourmands have a mouth watering selection of  pastries including;  choux praliné, éclair, tarts, quiches and of course macaroons! Its also worth checking their Facebook page as they advertise offers on breakfasts and brunches.   Information Address: Calle Bolívar 290, Miraflores, Peru Phone: (01) 2434960 Open: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 21:00 pm, Saturday 7:30 am – 20:00 pm, Sunday 09:30 am – 20:00 pm   Les...

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El Pan Criollo Café Gourmet

A traditional Peruvian coffee shop that bakes great bread.  El Pan Criollo began life in San Borja. This homely café recently opened in Miraflores, just a few minutes walk from Parque Kennedy. They specialize in producing a variety of breads without the use of chemical additives and making their own dough that gives it a traditional characteristic flavour.  El Pan Criollo offers Pan de Chia, Campesino (with Olives), Pan de Centeno and many others. Traditional Cappuccino, served in a tall glass and fruit juices are complemented by a generous selection of cakes, danish pastry, empanadas and sandwiches. Information Address:  Calle Esperanza 227, Miraflores Lima 18 Phone:...

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