Entering a Wok restaurant is a lesson in Asian minimalism. The walls have few decorations. The wood tables are simple and undecorated, and the emphasis is on community dining. The menu, […]
A couple of months ago Chowzter, that international food website that spurs around-the-world feeding frenzies, interviewed the founder of Flavors of Bogota (that’s me). They asked me what got me interested in food, how in the world I wound up living in South America, and if I really use my kitchen at home.
I’ve lived in Latin America for about 19 years. I’ve traveled and lived all over the map, and I’ve seen my fair share of dingy buses, overcrowded subways, and lonely stretches of highway reaching into the jungle.
And along the way, I’ve learned a thing or two about getting robbed. And avoiding it.