Peru Taste: Highlights

May 23, 2008

La Chura

Address: Av. Canadá 801, Santa Catalina, La Victoria
Phone: 265-6056
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This small restaurant is located in the middle-low class district of La Victoria, in a somewhat crowded and noisy area. They offer traditional Arequipenian dishes like sarzas (onion salads with lamb or pig feet, criadillas -beef testicles- and tolinas), cuy chactado (fried guinea pig), malaya frita, rocoto relleno (stuffed hot chili pepper) and soups like chaque de tripas (a thick soup with meat, tripe, potatoes, ají panca and vegetables). They offer a good chicha de jora and Arequipenian sodas (Energina and Kola Escocesa) as refreshments.
Price Range: Inexpensive to moderate

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