How to Eat in Ecuador

There’s a right and wrong way to do everything.  The right way to try new foods in foreign countries is in bits
and pieces and with an open mind.  The wrong way is to dive right into that mouth-watering bowl of tronquito (bull
penis soup) without giving your tummy the chance to realize it’s
in Ecuador.  Be brave, but be wise.

Anywho, here’s an all-out-guide to eating in
if you plan to go.  Ecuador Explorer notes that the country prides itself in exotic fruits, high
quality fish and seafood not to mention many different potatoes.  They have their specialities and delicacies
which include roasted cuy (guinea pig), locro soup, yaguarlocro soup (with sprinklings of, um blood), and caldo de
pata which has chunks of boiled cow hooves mixed into the broth.  Vegetarians will also be surprised as many
veggie dishes can also be found without looking too hard.  I could be wrong, but I’m thinking tons of arroz y