admin wrote:When I think authentic Chilean restaurant, the first thing that comes to mind is complete and total inconsistency on a level that makes Chaos look like a very well ordered and predictable system.
Seriously, in the same restaurant, big or small, rich or poor, if I order two of the same dish of any sort, on the same day, prepared by the same Chilean cook, I will get two completely different levels of quality (and often neither are very good). Even for the things that are good in the Chilean native menu, how it comes out of the kitchen is a whole different problem.
So true. And that goes also for the restaurants that try to imitate the french, italian or divers eastern cuisines....
We ate at (french style) Baco in Providencia twice, but have given up on them because of gros inconsistencies in quality (that also applies to the service in the restaurant).
We ate at Akarana (NZ owned and to chilean standards an original fusion style of dishes) several times but will not quickly come again and certainly not on a sunday eve for if the chef is not present....so is the quality of the food....
O yeah, best ethnic food here is 'salsa de pebre' and sometimes a pisco sour. Otherwise I can only recommend eating at a real