New Peruvian Restaurant Alert
Inspired by his family’s Peruvian culinary traditions, restaurateur Juan Gutierrez will be opening Quinua Cocina Peruana in February. The menus include a lineup of land and sea dishes from tart ceviche and whole roasted fish to lomo saltado (beef and onions with soy sauce), braised lamb shank, and Aji de Gallina (chicken breast in a cream sauce with eggs and olives). What’s piqued our interest, however, is a Parijuela, described as an “aphrodisiacal soup from the sea” with crabs, mixed seafood, Pisco, red peppers and tomatoes.
The restaurant is located at the former Sea Thai Bistro space (500 Petaluma Blvd.South, Petaluma, quinuacocinaperuana.com).
Chef Francisco Acosta will man the kitchen. Details on opening soon.