Central and South America

Central and South America
Ciro Watanabe
Latin American Chefs Pay Tribute to Ciro Watanabe
The world of gastronomy is in mourning after the passing of Peruvian chef Ciro Watanabe who passed away in Lima last weekend due to complications surrounding stomach surgery.
Brazil Chef Corona Virus
Brazil's Chefs Unite to Defend Their Industry
United they stand, divided they will fall: in a coordinated action, the likes of which has never been seen before in Brazil, the country’s chefs and restaurant owners have come together to succesfully pressure their government to provide emergency aid to the hospitality industry.
Alex Atala
D.O.M. turns 20: "I can't explain how we kept on for so long"
Brazilian chef Alex Atala talks about the landmark of reaching 20 years with his acclaimed restaurant D.O.M. and the future of gastronomy in the upcoming decades.
Coral de Cacao
Why Lima is hotter than ever
The consolidation of Peruvian cuisine shows that not only famous chefs are doing their thing: a new local scene is blooming with new concepts in Peru's liveliest city.
Rio de Janeiro tasting tour
Rio de Janeiro: a city tasting tour
In the last three years the Brazilian city has been rising its culinary potential: discover our selection of the best food spots to visit in Rio if you're a real foodie!
Favela in Brazil
Flavours from the favelas: a new 'Periphery Cuisine' in São Paulo
Chef Edson Leite mines the flavours of the favelas in São Paulo and is training hundreds of young chefs to empower them to find a way out of the periphery.
Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2019
Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2019: Maido again! Here's the full list
For the third time in a row chef Mitcha Tsumura hits the top of the list of the 50 Best Restaurants of Latin America. Second place to Central by Martinez, Olvera and his Pujol are the third.
Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 in Buenos Aires
Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2019: Here's what to know while waiting for the list!
Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be announced on Thursday 10 October at Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires.
Celele Restaurant
Celele is Latin America's One to Watch 2019
Celele in Cartagena wins Latin America's 50 Best Miele One To Watch Award 2019 with chefs Jaime Rodríguez and Sebastián Pinzón recognised for putting their Colombian Caribbean cooking on the culinary map for the area.
Chef César Costa
Sustainable Tables: Corrutela makes it organic
Step inside chef César Costa's restaurant that achieved the 90% organic produce use in the kitchen just one year after the opening. Costa: "We don't want to indoctrinate people, we are just making our part"
SPYC 2019 Latin America Winners
S.Pellegrino Young Chef: Here are all the winners of the Latin America's 2019 final!
Cynthia Xrysw Ruelas Diaz takes wins the title of the Best Young chef in Latin America and will represent the region at the global final. Find out all the award winners from the day.
Pedro Miguel Schiaffino
Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino wins Icon Award of Latin America's 50 Best 2019
Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino has been announced as the winner of the American Express Icon Award 2019 for Latin America’s 5