Architecture and food geeks both have lots to love in Colombia’s capital, which now has great coffee spots (ironically, long lacking), terrific local and global food, and phenomenal new hotels.
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There are now not one but two Four Seasons hotels: the intimate Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá and the Casa Medina in Zona G (for “gastronomy”).

Hearty homestyle Colombian dishes, like tomato-chorizo stew with chickpeas, are both simple and refined at Restaurante Tábula.

Two superb coffee shops, Azahar and Café Cultor, are both housed in repurposed shipping containers.;

Chef Daniel Castaño ate ramen all over Japan before opening his newest restaurant, ultra-cool Tomodachi Ramen Bar, located in Zona G. Diagonal 70A No. 4-66.

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