Discovering Panama City’s Gastronomic Marvels: A Culinary Expedition with Xplore Panama.

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Panama City is a vibrant tapestry of culture, history, and breathtaking scenery. Its exceptional culinary scene earned international acclaim in 2017, when it was recognized as a UNESCO Creative City in Gastronomy, spotlighting its dedication to preserving and celebrating its diverse culinary heritage.. Let’s explore the captivating world of Panama’s cuisine and uncover why gastronomy enthusiasts and travelers alike are drawn to this unique destination.

Exploring Panama’s Gastronomic Wonders

Panama City’s dining scene unfolds as a treasure trove, offering an array of flavors and experiences.

From the zest of Ceviche to the rich and hearty flavors of traditional dishes like:

  • Sancocho: A flavorful traditional stew often made with chicken, vegetables, and herbs.
  • Patacones: Twice-fried plantains, a beloved side dish or snack.
  • Arroz con Pollo: Chicken with rice, often cooked in a savory sauce.
  • Tamales: A staple during holidays, made of corn dough filled with various meats, wrapped in banana leaves.
  • Empanadas: Fried pastries filled with meat, cheese, or other savory fillings.

Savoring Panama’s Signature Dishes

Delve into the diversity of Panamanian cuisine by relishing iconic dishes served at renowned establishments like:

  • Fonda Lo Que Hay: Offering authentic Panamanian cuisine in a cozy setting.
  • Maito: Redefining Panamanian flavors through fusion cuisine and innovative culinary creations.
  • Sal Si Puedes: Showcasing traditional Panamanian flavors in an inviting atmosphere.

International Culinary Excellence

Panama City’s culinary landscape isn’t just about local flavors; it embraces international cuisines with equal fervor. Discover the fusion of global tastes at restaurants such as:

  • Azahar: Presenting international culinary excellence.
  • La Cantina del Tigre: Serving up a blend of Panamanian and Caribbean flavors.

Crafting Gastronomic Journeys

At Xplore Panama, we meticulously craft bespoke itineraries that celebrate Panama’s gastronomic treasures. Our expert team guides travelers to acclaimed dining spots, ensuring every meal is an unforgettable adventure.

Embark on a gastronomic odyssey and uncover the essence of Panama City’s UNESCO Creative City in Gastronomy with Xplore Panama. 

Share Your Culinary Stories

Share your favorite Panamanian dishes or your most memorable culinary adventures in Panama City with us on social media. Tag Xplore Panama [@xplorepanama] and let’s together celebrate the joy of savoring Panama’s culinary treasures!