Peru’s Seven Gastronomic Wonders to be announced August 26

The Seven Gastronomic Wonders of Peru Contest Final will take place on August 26. Chupe de Camarones (Arequipa), Papa a la Huancaina (Huancayo) are among the most voted dishes, reported Thursday AcidoUnGusto Comunicaciones, organizing company of the event.According to Ricardo Raez, AcidoUngusto representative, the seven winners’ names will be announced at a press conference, since organizers have postponed the ceremony marking the end of the eight-month online voting contest, which was supposed to be held at the Real Felipe Fortress in Callao province.

AcidoUngusto representatives held a meeting with Callao’s officials and Peru’s Hotel Chefs Academy, the other organizing company of the event, and decided this postponement, stressing the need to prevent the spread of A/H1N1 flu among the population.

He pointed out that the online voting will run until August 23. People who want to support their favorite dishes can still vote at www.7maravillasgastró

According to Raez, ‘Chupe de Camarones’ and ‘Papa a la Huancaina’ are among the favorite dishes, ranking fifth and sixth, respectively.

The popular and delicious Cebiche (raw fish marinated in lime juice) tops the list, followed by Lomo Saltado, Aji de Gallina, Anticucho; while Causa ranks seventh,” he explained.


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