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Mercado del Marisco – Fish Market

Although technically not a restaurant, the fish market compound is home to multiple seafood stands, ceviche vendors and a very casual restaurant that serves a daily menu and can also cook whatever you purchase downstairs. The main attraction of the building lays on the ground floor; a bustling colorful market consisting of a mix of people from all nationalities and […]

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Donde Jose

Chef Jose Carles is on a journey to re-define Panamanian cuisine which is the result of the influence of many cultures and even incorporate pre-Columbian ingredients. Although there are some regions with a more defined culinary identity like the coastal areas or the central provinces, there are still missing links as per the overall concept of the cuisine that defines the country. “That […]

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Madrigal

Good food, good atmosphere and good vibes! Over the past 9 years we have reviewed over 200 restaurants and we have encountered all kinds of chefs, cooks, personalities and culinary approaches but it´s not very often that we come across an artist in the true sense of the word. The moment you walk into Madrigal […]

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Las Brujas de Cachiche

The Peruvian gastronomy is undoubtedly the richest exponent of all Latin American cuisine and Brujas de Cachiche, a restaurant chain that originated in Peru, can be considered the Ambassador of Peruvian cuisine and culture in Panama. Maître D Ricardo Sarmiento walked us through the best dishes on their menu and opened a kaleidoscope of flavors […]

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Lionfish Invasion

By Joan Crabtree What broken hearted teen hasn’t heard the adage, “There’s plenty more fish in the sea!” Well, when it comes to lionfish, it is all too true. These stony faced, uniquely striped and ethereally finned astonishing beauties are invading and overpopulating reefs around the world, including our Caribbean waters as well. They are graceful swimmers, and as […]

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SUKHI

SOUTHEASTERN ASIAN CUISINE IN PANAMA. In a laid back and very casual atmosphere conveniently located in the center of Panama’s banking area, we found the missing link of Asian cuisine in Panama, Sukhi, specializing in Vietnamese, Thai and overall southeastern Asian cuisine. Chef Robert Lamont was born in South Africa to British parents; hospitality has always been in his blood as his parents […]

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