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Foto por: Karen Salamanca, Revela 2014

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Riohacha

The capital of La Guajira

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What to eat in Riohacha

Seafood is prominently featured in the diet of the residents of La Guajira. In addition, friche (a goat-based dish) is the department’s most iconic dish.

 

MUST-TRY ITEMS

Friche offers an authentic taste of Riohacha and La Guajira. The dish consists of the tender rib and leg meat of young goats, mixed with the blood and viscera of these animals.

 

 

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    This rice dish is prepared in several ways: with shrimp, chorizo, chipi chipi (a small local clam), and more.

    Arroz con todo
    A wide variety of flavors
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    These exquisite, famous corn buns are made with gourmet cheese and cornmeal.

    Almojábana
    A local treat

WHERE TO EAT?

Riohacha offers restaurants that serve both regional favorites and international dishes.  In rural areas, there are many places that offer goat meat and seafood.