| Andrew Cooke | Contents | Latest | RSS | Twitter | Previous | Next

C[omp]ute

Welcome to my blog, which was once a mailing list of the same name and is still generated by mail. Please reply via the "comment" links.

Always interested in offers/projects/new ideas. Eclectic experience in fields like: numerical computing; Python web; Java enterprise; functional languages; GPGPU; SQL databases; etc. Based in Santiago, Chile; telecommute worldwide. CV; email.

Personal Projects

Lepl parser for Python.

Colorless Green.

Photography around Santiago.

SVG experiment.

Professional Portfolio

Calibration of seismometers.

Data access via web services.

Cache rewrite.

Extending OpenSSH.

C-ORM: docs, API.

Last 100 entries

Have to add...; Culturally Liberal and Nothing More; Weird Finite / Infinite Result; Your diamond is a beaten up mess; Maths Books; Good Bike Route from Providencia / Las Condes to Panul\; Iain Pears (Author of Complex Plots); Plum Jam; Excellent; More Recently; For a moment I forgot StackOverflow sucked; A Few Weeks On...; Chilean Book Recommendations; How To Write Shared Libraries; Jenny Erpenbeck (Author); Dijkstra, Coins, Tables; Python libraries error on OpenSuse; Deserving Trump; And Smugness; McCloskey Economics Trilogy; cmocka - Mocks for C; Concept Creep (Americans); Futhark - OpenCL Language; Moved / Gone; Fan and USB issues; Burgers in Santiago; The Origin of Icosahedral Symmetry in Viruses; autoenum on PyPI; Jars Explains; Tomato Chutney v3; REST; US Elections and Gender: 24 Point Swing; PPPoE on OpenSuse Leap 42.1; SuperMicro X10SDV-TLN4F/F with Opensuse Leap 42.1; Big Data AI Could Be Very Bad Indeed....; Cornering; Postcapitalism (Paul Mason); Black Science Fiction; Git is not a CDN; Mining of Massive Data Sets; Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah; How great republics meet their end; Raspberry, Strawberry and Banana Jam; Interesting Dead Areas of Math; Later Taste; For Sale; Death By Bean; It's Good!; Tomato Chutney v2; Time ATAC MX 2 Pedals - First Impressions; Online Chilean Crafts; Intellectual Variety; Taste + Texture; Time Invariance and Gauge Symmetry; Jodorowsky; Tomato Chutney; Analysis of Support for Trump; Indian SF; TP-Link TL-WR841N DNS TCP Bug; TP-Link TL-WR841N as Wireless Bridge; Sending Email On Time; Maybe run a command; Sterile Neutrinos; Strawberry and Banana Jam; The Best Of All Possible Worlds; Kenzaburo Oe: The Changeling; Peach Jam; Taste Test; Strawberry and Raspberry Jam; flac to mp3 on OpenSuse 42.1; Also, Sebald; Kenzaburo Oe Interview; Otake (Kitani Minoru) move Black 121; Is free speech in British universities under threat?; I am actually good at computers; Was This Mansplaining?; WebFaction / LetsEncrypt / General Disappointment; Sensible Philosophy of Science; George Ellis; Misplaced Intuition and Online Communities; More Reading About Japan; Visibilty / Public Comments / Domestic Violence; Ferias de Santiago; More (Clearly Deliberate); Deleted Obit Post; And then a 50 yo male posts this...; We Have Both Kinds Of Contributors; Free Springer Books; Books on Religion; Books on Linguistics; Palestinan Electronica; Books In Anthropology; Taylor Expansions of Spacetime; Info on Juniper; Efficient Stream Processing; The Moral Character of Crypto; Hearing Aid Info; Small Success With Go!; Re: Quick message - This link is broken; Adding Reverb To The Echo Chamber; Sox Audio Tools

© 2006-2015 Andrew Cooke (site) / post authors (content).

Guria - Spanish Restaurant in Santiago

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 17:14:49 -0300

This one was good!

We visited yesterday evening - Paulina, me, and Paulina's mum (this was
something of a family politics peace gesture, but no more of that here).
Paulia and I had been once before, but I can't remember any details (Pauli
liked it, which was why we returned).

The food was fancy enough to be different, but still simple enough to be tasty
and filling - it really hits the sweet spot (for me, at least) between variety
and quantity.

I had some kind of pork (solomillo), grilled, with a sweet potato and apple
puree.  Pork and sweet (with a touch of sour) is a pretty traditional mix -
because it works, I guess.  It was delicious.  Paulina and her mum both had
seafood of some kind - both with strong approval.  One plate was sauteed fish
and squid, the other a kind of fish caserole.

The service was friendly and competent; wine was expensive but good (fruity
syrah for me).  Main course each, glases of wine, sangria, and coke, one
pudding (for the ladies, shared) and an expresso (for me) came to $10.000 a
head.  Surprisingly few people were present, but we were eating very early
(8-9pm).

It's located at Manuel Montt 1599, just opposite El Peyo (30m walk South from
Providencia).  There are quite a few restaurants in this area - the Thai
across the road was pretty good, I recall.  One day we should try the Indian.

Everything on the menu sounded interesting; everything we tried was great.

Andrew

http://www.guria.cl/ - this semes to be the web site, although it only has
information about a paella take-away that they are starting.

Comment on this post