Considered by many to be the bohemian capital of Chile, you’ll find amazing murals everywhere you turn in this awesome, hilly seaside city. If you appreciate a good story with your art, we recommend the street-art walking tour. Once you’ve worked up some thirst, do like the locals and grab a glass of the green fairy in one of Valpo’s secret Absinthe bars.
Street food in Peru is very popular. Of the South American countries (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile) we have visited on our quest for authentic food, we’ve been surprised to by the popularity and diversity of the Peruvian street food. We have observed a strong street food culture with different types of vendors showing up at different times of the day.
Last night at the White House State Dinner honoring Mexico, Rick Bayless treated President's Obama and Calderon to his legendary black mole, which he learned how to make from his favorite chile seller in the Oaxacan street market, Panchita.