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2008_08_lamarpier.jpgThe food media continues to place bets on Peruvian cuisine as the next big thing, and Gaston Acurio and La Mar Cebicheria will be ground zero: "Acurio hopes to inundate the U.S. and European markets with his many brands, from a mall-friendly stuffed potato franchise to microwavable Peruvian favorites ... There's also a benefit to being unique, says Tanya Steel, editor-in-chief of 'There's not a top-notch Peruvian restaurant in America right now, so I think there's room for one,' she says." [NYDN/AP]