Peru is known for its delicious and incomparable cuisine. When travelling around the country, tourists are in for a treat as they try the typical dishes. However, not everyone is up for travelling and others are not able to. So, this coming Sunday, June 8, 2014, one of the best opportunities for people from the United States to taste Peruvian food will take place. The gastronomic festival, Taste of Peru, will be held at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington D.C. from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This event is an annual celebration of the Peruvian chefs all around the United States and their amazing creativity. It showcases the unique ideas and scrumptious dishes of local and international chefs.
Taste of Peru, is expected to have over 3,000 people attend. All to try a bit of food from different parts of Peru: the coast, highlands, and jungle. Typical dishes like pachamanca, anticuchos, and chanco al cilindro will be available and cooked by popular chefs, such as: Roger Arakaki, Jose del Castillo Vargas, Darwin Santa Maria, and Victor Albis. The entrance fee is $15.00 for adults and free for kids under the age of 10. Each vendor charges for their products separately and could be anywhere from $3.00 to $10.00.