Chicha

Peruvian in Cuzco

A Gastón Acurio venture serving up haute versions of Cuzco classics in an open kitchen. Its riff on anticuchos (beef skewers) is a delectable barbecued octopus with crisp herbed potato wedges. Other contenders include papas rellenas (stuffed potatoes), curried alpaca with quinoa and chairo (lamb and barley soup) served in a clay pot.

The chicha morada (a nonalcoholic purple maize drink) is beyond fresh.


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