Traditional Peruvian food is really quite good and I have had my share of lomo saltado, pollo a la brasa, and tallarin. Just as with eating the traditional meals of my homeland, I am ready for something different every now and then. T’anta is that ‘something different’ in
I do not like it because its food mirrors what I am used to in the States; I like it because they have taken menu items I am familiar with and recreated them through a Peruvian lens. I have sampled the Ensalada Limeña which is topped with fried maize balls, Ravioli Huancaina which is chicken filled raviolis topped with traditional Peruvian huancaina sauce, and pejerreyes fritos which is their version of fish and chips where the chips are fried yucca.
What separates this place from the rest, besides the markedly higher prices, is the range of food and the quality of the ingredients. The menu is varied enough for me to try something new everyday for three weeks and the ingredients are so fresh that this is one of the few places in all of
I must admit that T’anta does pose a problem for my student budget and I am not likely to be able to afford it very frequently while in
If living without T’anta means that I learn more, I may have to learn just a little less while in
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