Jorge Escandón, Cartagena, Colombia
In addition to operating a seafood restaurant, chef Jorge Escandón leads adventurous gourmets (including celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain) through Cartagena’s colorful Bazurto Market. First, we browsed the seafood stalls, where he selected a fresh tuna for our lunch, along with some live shrimp. Read more
- Dec 15, 2014
It takes guts to name to your restaurant after Cartagena’s favourite dish but with a leader like Jorge Escandón at the wheel, La Cevichería was never going to be a damp fish out of water when compared with San Diego’s other seafood big-hitters, El Santisímo and El Boliche.
Hugely pupular with a Lonely Planet crowd hungry for an original Colombian seafood experience, La Cevichería has been cooking up faboulous fish dishes, including Cartagena’s classics ceviche since 2002.
- Jun 05, 2014
Ports D’Attache: A tour of the main port cities around the world. In this new season Cartagena plays the starring role. The crew visited one of the most interesting spots in this colonial city: Bazurto Market with Jorge Escandon as a guide and wonderful host. Jorge is the Chef and owner of La Cevicheria Restaurant.
- Mar 16, 2014
Acclaimed filmmakers, screenwriters, producers, actors and other film industry professionals, including prominent names in world cinema such as Abbas Kiarostami, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Clive Owen, Pawel Pawlikowski and John Sayles, will share their knowledge and experience during these complementary activities Read more