Savor Cuenca Bacon Nachos

Savor Cuenca Bacon Nachos Two of my favorite things are bacon (specifically the artisanal bacon made by Carolina Smokehouse here in Cuenca) and Nachos (for the best Nachos it is imperative that you use REAL freshly made corn tortilla chips from Maix here in Cuenca).  I started thinking that bacon nachos would be a great addition to my snack repertoire so I developed the following recipe.  Truth be told, I actually modified a recipe that I already used.  If you are asking if microwaving these instead of using the oven…

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El Colgado Restaurante – The Hanged Man

Combine a passion for the culinary arts, a little mysticism and the desire to serve others above all else and what have you got – El Colgado Restaurante on the Rio Tomebamba in Cuenca. Opened just a couple of months ago by Gustavo Chalco and Carlos Lima, the restaurant’s name comes from a deep interest in tarot cards and their meanings. According to Gustavo, El Colagado (the Hanged Man) “… stands for someone in constant meditation. He understands the game of life, but chooses to watch instead of play the…

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