South American cuisine!Posted in September 6, 2022
Cantina is an all-day rooftop eatery and bar is the newest venture by PICA South American Kitchen — founded by Chef Cristian Encina and Monica Fernandez For this new project, Encina is joined by fellow Chilean Chef Jorge Valderrama in the kitchen, and despite their shared country of origin the menu at Rooftop Cantina is a celebration of global flavours. Both chefs have worked in kitchens around the world, and the dishes are a reflection of their eclectic, intercontinental experiences. The result is a sophisticated, chef-driven bistro menu, best enjoyed family-style as sharing plates. Each dish uses few ingredients as the chefs, cooking a lot over open fire and with traditional techniques, aim to really bring out the flavours and textures of the produce. Dishes such as their Stuffed Squid [pictured] with chorizo, apple, onion compote, and pea puree. This spectacular valley perch upon which Cantina Rooftop is found has quite the history. It is built on the top floor of Ubud’s first bar, Beggar’s Bush, a legendary venue that opened in the late 70’s by the Birdman The original Beggar’s Bush bar is now inhabited by Boliche, Cantina’s late-night bar, The venue is cosy and laidback, the open-air concept granting unbeatable views to the Wos River below.