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Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado (Chinese-Peruvian Beef Stir-Fry)

Lomo Saltado is one of the most important dishes in the history of Peruvian cuisine — it’s the first time that ingredients from China like ginger and soy sauce were mixed with Peruvian aji amarillo hot peppers, and the fusion is a truly savory and spicy Chifa dish. There are several restaurants in San Francisco that serve Lomo Saltado, but… Read more →


Growing up, the answer to where are we going for dinner was almost always ¡Vamos al Chifa! — where we enjoyed sharing a meal, family style. Today, it is impossible to talk about Peruvian cuisine without mentioning the Chifa, or the fusion of Peruvian and Chinese foods. In 1849, when Pisco arrived in San Francisco during the Gold Rush, the… Read more →