Food

Bolivian drinks!

31 Dec, 1969 | BX Team

Photos: Courtesy of Casa Real Singani Singani, the national spirit Singani is a drink made from fermented and distilled white Muscat de Alexandria grapes. Despite initially being a spirit dr...

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31 Dec, 1969 | BX Team

LA SENDA VERDE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY Description: La Senda Verde is home to more than 800 animals from almost 60 different species. They provide daily educational tours of the refuge to local and fo...

Singani Comes Finds an International Audience

30 Jul, 2019 | Christopher Niklas Peterstam

Photos: Courtesy of Singani 63 And Director Steven Soderbergh thinks it’s in a class of its ownSingani is the national spirit of Bolivia, created by newly arrived Spanish monks who needed a...

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30 Jul, 2019 | BX TEAM

CARNAVAL DE ORURO Description: Declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, the Carnival of Oruro is the maximum representation of carnivals in Bolivia and is one of the most impo...

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24 Jun, 2019 | BX TEAM

CASA MUSEO SOLÓN Description: Walter Solón Romero (1923-1999) donated his house/workshop to the Solón Foundation in 1994. He is one of the most outstanding exponents of Bolivian plastic art of th...

From the other side of the bar

23 May, 2019 | Emily Kilner

Photo Essay by Emily Kilner The intricacies of inventing, creating and presenting cocktails at Jallalla Will it be a G&T or an espresso martini tonight? We often spend a few minutes brow...

Cruzze Bar & Pizzeria

23 May, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo A.

Photos: Emily Kilner A small but very edgy space in Sopocachi Easily recognisable by its colourful murals of well-known Bolivian faces, Cruzze Bar & Pizzeria, on Calle Cecilio Guzmán de...

It’s a Whiskey Business

24 Apr, 2019 | Elin Donnelly

Photo: Courtesy of Killa MoonshineThe Andean Culture Distillery adds to an oaky offeringTwo years after its debut in their Bolivian liquor market, Andean Culture Distillery co-owners Fernando Marin an...

Beer to stay?

25 Mar, 2019 | Will Turner

Photo: Alex Melean What does the future hold for craft brewing in Bolivia? I'm drinking an Artesana Cobriza Red Ale in La Paz’s Cafe Vida near the Witches’ Market. It’s full-bodied but light...

A Touch of MagicK

27 Feb, 2019 | Alicja Hagopian

Photos: Alicja HagopianLa Paz’s renowned cultural café is just one aspect of the region’s independently produced local food renaissanceCafé MagicK was founded in 2014 by husband-and-wife team Ste...

Korean Expats in Bolivia

27 Feb, 2019 | David O’Keeffe

Photo: Drew GrahamNavigating the challenges of adapting to a new cultureThe majority of Koreans who live overseas have settled in China, the United States and Japan. Lately, however, there has been a...

The Spectre of Gluten in La Paz

27 Feb, 2019 | David O’Keeffe

Photos: David O’Keeffe & Ellin DonnellyA coeliacs guide to the cityA spectre haunts La Paz – the spectre of gluten. Unfortunately, the majority of restaurants and street food vendors in La Pa...

Deconstructing Stuff

20 Jan, 2019 | Caroline Risacher

Photos: Wikimedia CommonsAlmost everything you want to know explainedLlajuaAn important part of any Bolivian meal, this hot sauce is made out of tomato, locoto – a local and very strong red chill...

A Mountain Creamery Comes of Age

20 Jan, 2019 | Caroline Risacher

Photo: Courtesy of flor de lecheThe cheese is sublime – but that’s just one part of the storyFlor de Leche is known in La Paz for its high quality, locally produced cheeses and yoghurts. Back in 1998,...

What’s Cooking Valentina

22 Nov, 2018 | Marie de Lantivy

Photo: Marie de Lantivy & Luciano CarazasA rising female chef in BoliviaWe all know women who cook: mothers, sisters, grandmothers, the woman around the corner who makes api con pastel. Finding a fema...