Santiago is Chile’s dynamic and diverse capital city. While diners may most closely associate the South American city with steak, there is so much more to the cuisine of Santiago. On your next visit, add these restaurants to the top of your list.
Located at the Santiago Marriott Hotel, this Chilean restaurant is popular among locals and tourists. The upscale restaurant serves dishes with an inventive spin on Chilean classics. Sample traditional seafood preparations or indulge in rich meat dishes.
If you want an incredible selection of wine with your meal, look no further than Bocanáriz. The stylish wine bar and restaurant offers more than 400 varieties of Chilean wine, with about 40 of these available by the glass. Menu items are designed to pair well with wine.
Karai offers diners a unique experience of Japanese and Peruvian fusion cuisine. Located in the hip W Santiago, the comprehensive menu of Japanese and Peruvian classics includes sushi, sashimi, ceviche and rice dishes.
If you find yourself in the trendy Bellavista neighborhood, make your way to Galindo. The casual restaurant serves traditional Chilean dishes alongside their own brewed beer. Make sure you sample the simple, yet flavorful empanadas.
Indulge in a big juicy steak at Ox. The steakhouse offers an extensive selection of beef cuts prepared in the traditional grilled technique. Save room for appetizers, wi
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Gaucho culture is a large part of Argentina’s history and each year the country celebrates it through the Day of Tradition. The festival honors all things cowboy-related, and serves as an ode to Jose Hernandez, a poet who wrote about the life of gauchos throughout his career.