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Osaka’s Ciro Watanabe Wants To Open Two Restaurants Next Year (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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2014 has already been a big year for Ciro Watanabe.  The Peruvian chef, who now calls Santiago home, is one of the judges on the wildly successful new Top Chef Chile.  Osaka jumped 18 spots on this year’s Latin America’s 50 Best list.  And he’s lost a ton of weight, thanks to a risky decision.  2015 looks like it will be even bigger for the 34-year old.

In this new interview with Paula magazine, read about the incredible journey that the young chef has had in just five years since moving to Santiago, and the good that is yet to come next year.  We can expect a couple of restaurants, a cookbook, and most likely another jump in the rankings.  And hopefully another season of Top Chef

Mercado Paula Gourmet Hits Santiago This Weekend (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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Now that the heat is on and the sun is out in Santiago, it’s a great weekend to get out and enjoy of one of the city’s biggest and most important food festivals, Mercado Paula Gourmet.  Featuring chefs from around the world including Rafael Piqueras, acclaimed chef of Maras in Lima, Australia’s Bill Granger, and more than 100 stands offering a wide variety of dishes and gourmet products, the seventh edition of this springtime classic promises to be bigger and better than ever.  This year, in addition to the six different restaurants on hand serving up world cuisine, there will also be an entire section dedicated to food trucks. Renzo Garibaldi, the Peruvian butcher who has been been winning over hearts and stomachs with his 300-day dry-aged beef, and other carnivorous creations, will also be on hand for live butchering and cooking demonstrations.  Simply put, there will be no shortage of great cuisine.

Mercado Paula Gourmet will take place this weekend at Parque Araucano, from Thursday, October 23, to Sunday, October 26.  The festival will run from 11:00 to 23:00 each day.  General admission is CLP $5.000, and children 12 and under will enter for free.  We’ll see you there.