A Fulbright Teacher in Bogota, Colombia, A Special Series – Food Options in Bogota – The North Star Reports – by Laura Blasena. Sponsored by The College of St. Scholastica and The Middle Ground Journal
[Photo: An average breakfast: fresh-squeezed orange juice, coffee, eggs, and a croissant with cheese. Approximately 10 mil (around $3.50) total.]
When you read travel blogs and information guides about Bogotá, one of the sections that always seemed to be extremely lacking was the “food” section. After living in Bogotá for a month, I completely understand why. You can certainly get a lot for your money, but it isn’t always the most flavorful.
While all countries tend to have their special dishes that are savored all over the world, the idea of “Colombian food” isn’t always particularly savory. The most “Colombian” meals that I have eaten have usually been lunches served in small cafeterias that you…
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