Ceviche and potatoes: two of the best foods on this planet, and two things that Vista Peru, a loungey Peruvian restaurant in Old City, does very well. We especially like their ceviche de camarones, which has shrimp, red onion, sweet potatoes, and corn all tossed together and marinated in a super light, citrusy sauce. Another thing they do well? Pisco sours. They have a huge pisco bar up front with a ton of different varieties, as well as about 10 pisco cocktails to try.
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