| Nov 1, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Well, I've actually never been to the city of Pisco, in the Southern coast of Peru. But I have, many times, been around the grapes and the brandy that take their name from that place.
Pisco, in a way, is part of my identity. I wrote a story for the Sun...
| Mar 23, 2012
On a cloudy afternoon in September, Chicago health inspector Charity Okoro arrived at Taste of Peru and began pointing out problems.
"She comes into the restaurant really mad, really screaming," recounted co-owner Cesar Izquierdo, according to city...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Monday, Jan. 14
Rich Central at Rich East, 7
Vocational at Simeon, 4:30
South Beloit MLK Tournament
Tuesday, Jan. 15
Brother Rice at Nazareth, 7:30
Dundee-Crown at Jacobs, 7:30
Dwight at Lisle, 6:45
Elgin at Batavia, 7:15...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 10:28 AM
John Hopkins Medicine International entered into a collaboration with a network of Peruvian hospitals in an effort to improve medical services in the area.
The deal with Pacífico S.A. Entidad Prestadora de Salud also includes making improvements at an ...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The American Society of Magazine Editors on Monday announced the finalists for its 2013 awards. The National Magazine Awards -- known as the Ellies for the Alexander Calder "Elephant" that winners receive -- will be presented at a luncheon in New York...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:39 PM
"Kon-Tiki" is a ripping yarn torn from yesterday's headlines. Though somewhat forgotten now, the 1947 story of six men, an oceangoing raft and a wild and crazy theory was a media sensation that gripped the world's imagination — and launched a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
An American restaurant may not have walked off with the top spot on this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list awards, which was sponsored by San Pellegrino and held in London on Sunday night, but the United States tied with France for most...
| May 10, 2012
Peru's ministers of interior and defense resign after coming under criticism for a monthly anti drugs sweep that left 10 police and soldiers dead....
| May 11, 2012
Charles Taylor's defense lawyers says 80 years jail "excessive": Defense lawyers for former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, convicted of last month of war crimes, said Friday the 80-year jail sentence sought by the prosecution was too harsh. Taylor,...
| May 25, 2012
Ricardo Zarate says he's looking forward to grilling paiche, an Amazonian river fish that can weigh up to 500 pounds, in his new kitchen at downtown Mo-Chica, set to open May 30. The original Mo-Chica located in the Mercado de......
| May 30, 2012
Peruvian police detain a mayor who supported protests against a mine in defiance of state of emergency...