My Cultural Paper On Machu Picchu Peruvian Restaurant

857 Words Aug 2nd, 2015 4 Pages
One of the countries in South America is Peru, home to part of the Amazon rainforest and also to Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is an ancient Incan city that was set high in the Andes Mountains. The civilization was renowned for its sophisticated dry-stone walls, and so is Machu Picchu Peruvian Restaurant. This restaurant has captured the essence not only of the ancient civilization, but of the culture of Peru as well. Though this is a restaurant, they teach their customers about Spanish culture, and they also contributes to both their immediate community and Hispanic community. So in other words, this restaurant isn 't just a restaurant, but a Peruvian cultural experience. First of all, the reason why I chose to do my Cultural Paper on Machu Picchu Peruvian Restaurant is because to me (as well as the community, I’m sure), this place isn’t only in existence to sell food, but to allow its customers to experience Peru and it’s culture as much as possible without going to the actual country. When you first drive past the restaurant, the stone design of the outside draws your attention. This restaurant is located in downtown Newburgh (one of the most dangerous cities in New York), so its design automatically stands out from the poverty surrounding the area. Also, from the moment I walked into the restaurant, it was like I stepped into a different world; from the smells to the ambiance, this restaurant embodied Peru ‘to the T’. The dishes on the menu were all authentic, Peruvian…

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