Ecuador may not yet be on the radar as an international foodie destination, but there is no doubt that this small country has a lot to offer for even the most intrepid gourmet travelers. At the center of this foodie revolution is the capital city of Quito, with an array of restaurants to suit all the taste buds and budgets, it’s no surprise that Quito was voted South America’s Leading Destination in the 2018 World Travel Awards. Read on to find out 5 of the trendiest restaurants in Quito; travel the world without ever having to leave Quito.
El Laboratorio – Pop-up culinary experience
This experimental gastronomic concept has featured monthly pop-up restaurants, with different chefs and cuisines from around the world since 2015. At El Laboratorio, you can try everything from Mexican-Ecuadorian fusion to Scandinavian delicacies using local ingredients, to this month’s “Ssambal,” Indonesian and Korean fusion, loaded with flavors