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300 Ingredients, 1 Tasting Menu, World’s 6th Best Restaurant

Chef Virgilio Martínez is dedicated to sourcing, archiving, and serving native Peruvian ingredients at Central in Lima, which has been voted one of the world’s 50 best restaurants. In this episode of Immersed, Virgilio takes us through a typical day at Central, where he investigates and integrates indigenous ingredients into the menu of contemporary Peruvian cuisine. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign up here for the MUNCHIES Recipes newsletter. https://www.vice.com/en_us/page/sign-up-for-munchies-recipes-newsletter Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies…

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Chef’s Night Out with Jaime Pesaque, Erik Ramirez, and Virgilio Martinez

In this episode of Chef’s Night Out, some of Peru’s most famous chefs—Jaime Pesaque of MAYTA and Virgilio Martínez of Central—hit the streets of Lima with Erik Ramirez of Llama Inn. They start the night off with eucalyptus-smoked cocktails at MAYTA, then venture further down Avenida La Mar, a street known for its vast number of restaurants, where they make a stop at José Del Castillo’s restaurant Las Reyes for small bites and Pisco sours. They finish the night off with Nikkei food at Māketto, street-side anticuchos, and live music…

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The Street Food King of Lima Peru – Street Food Icons Goes International

Chef Tomas Matsufuji serves up some of Lima’s freshest ceviche at Al Toke Pez in Lima, Peru. Al Toke Pez serves high-quality ingredients at affordable prices in an unpretentious spot where diners can eat-in at the bar or take their food to-go. Along with ceviche, they offer classic Peruvian and Nikkei dishes like arroz con mariscos (fried rice with seafood), fried fish, and leche de tigre. Thomas goes to the fish market every morning to source fresh ingredients with a focus on sustainable buying practices. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES…

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Nikkei is a Japanese-Peruvian Mashup Born From Migration – Close To Home

In Close to Home, Michelle Zauner, an author and the singer of Japanese Breakfast, explores the results of migration on cuisine, and the personal experiences and community that are tied into the merging of food cultures. As cooks try to replicate familiar dishes in foreign homes, they rely on what’s around them. But by tying in techniques, ingredients, and sensory memories from their places of origin, they create new, hybrid cuisines. In this episode, Michelle meets with Mina Newman, executive chef of Sen Sakana in NYC, to talk about Nikkei…

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