In Mexico, Día de los Muertos is a national holiday celebrated by building gorgeous private altars adorned with flowers to remember loved ones who have died. Haitians honor the dead through typical voodoo practices while in Peru, many flocked to cemeteries to pay their respects.
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Chef 411: Ricardo Zarate has made it his mission to make Peruvian cuisine popular throughout the United States. At 37-years-old, Zarate – who went to culinary school in Peru and spent nine years cooking in some of London’s best restaurants – is the owner of Mo-Chica and Picca restaurants in Los Angeles.