The Andes + The Western Wine Country

Restaurants in The Andes + The Western Wine Country

The northwest's "high plains cuisine" with contemporary style.

On a 19,500-acre ranch and vineyard about 15 minutes from Cachi, Sala de Payogasta serves updated regional dishes (fried goat cheese breaded in quinoa; barbecued lamb) in a landscape of lunar-like beauty.

In a house dating from 1796 in Cachi’s tiny downtown, Restaurante Luna Cautiva offers house-made tapas and hosts peñas, nighttime folk-music shows.

Plates of local ham and house-made sausages at an informal roadhouse in the Uco Valley.