The Battle Of The Breakfasts

Our two favorite weekday places are La Bakery and SuperFoods. La Bakery, which is just off Orellana near the square, is famous for it’s eggs benedict. Not a dish you typically find in Ecuador. Executed perfectly. The egg is always runny. The hollandaise buttery and smooth. It’s expensive as far as food tends to be…

A Little Bit Of This

When you decide to get fries and waffles from your favorite Belgian food stand for dinner. You have a ragu waiting in the morning. Reduced for hours, the sauce was a mixture of tomatoes, red wine sausage from our meat homies up in Cotacachi, onions, garlic and bit of guanciale. Spices measured more from the…

Num Nuum

Ecuador isn’t exactly known for it’s food. Which is not to say it doesn’t have some good stuff. But when you’re coming from Los Angeles and all that multicultural diversity in everything from hole-in-the-wall to high-end. It leaves you wanting. Which is why we were so surprised upon stumbling into a new restaurant in Cumbayá…