What to eat in Bogotá
Pastries such as almojábanas and pandeyucas, ajiaco (a traditional highlands soup), and fried or grilled pork are some of the unique flavors of the region.
Ajiaco is a potato soup that dates back to pre-Columbian culture, but eventually began to incorporate European ingredients. Chocolate and cheese are also on the menu in Bogotá.
Buñuelos, round cornmeal and cheese fritters, are traditionally eaten around Christmastime.BuñuelosNew Year’s fritters
A clear example of Spanish heritage in Bogotá is cheese melting in a pot of hot chocolate.Chocolate and cheeseA sweet way to warm up
Changua is a broth that contains eggs, milk, cilantro, and onions. Rice is often added.ChanguaA traditional egg-based broth
Chorizo, morcilla, chicharrón (pork crackling), sausage, potatoes, plantains, and pork ribs are some of the ingredients in a fritanga or picada.FritangaPopular fried food
WHERE TO EAT?
Bogotá is a major dining destination thanks to the variety of haute cuisine restaurants offering both Colombian and international food.
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