Lima has a dazzling wealth of restaurants that, in keeping with Peruvian cookery's multicultural fusion DNA, cover a whole lot of gastronomic turf. Amaz distinguishes itself through its singular focus on Amazonian flavors, taking as inspiration and larder the tropical rainforest that encompasses some of Peru's remotest and most sparsely populated reaches. Not all the dishes are traditional Amazon recipes, but rather take the region's ingredients and some of its culinary techniques--such as using bamboo as a cooking vessel--and find ways to celebrate them on the plate. Heart-of-palm salad, plantain, seafood spiced with cashew juice, entrees served wrapped in banana leaves: Get ready for a one-of-a-kind journey into the jungle.
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