Lima is the capital of the country and the gateway to the rest of Peru. It is a modern metropolis with a population of over 8 million, which offers its visitors museums, dozens of art galleries, theater productions and every kind of top-notch cultural exhibition, along with the most sophisticated gourmet restaurants and their exquisite innovative cuisine. Lima has gain the nickname of the “Gastronomic Pearl of South America”
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Although Peruvian cuisine is a product of cultural fusion, ingredients and cooking methods, the adaptation of traditional dishes to modern cuisine is a result of the gastronomical boom in recent years.