WHERE AND WHAT TO EAT IN COYHAIQUE AND PUERTO AYSéN
In this area we can enjoy the best of Patagonian cuisine, with native ingredients of the area such as salmon and shellfish, especially crab and king crabs.
Also, there are other famous traditional recipes of Southern Chile such as lamb, white and red meats, seafood chowders and warm desserts, that mix dough and syrup for example the picarones, made with pumpkin dough.
One of the most famous dishes is barbecues on swords, where the lamb is roasted vertically for 3 or 4 hours and consumed accompanied with red wine. Also the dehydrated or smoked meats are very traditional.
To drink, mate is the typical drink of Patagonia, which is made out of various herbs and is useful to keep the body warm amidst cold temperatures and winds that exist in the sector.