Homemade food, large portions, family recipes, good prices, high quality products, inventive non-typical argentine menu, natural health conscious items – some of the many reasons why I love Baraka (Gurruchaga 1450, Palermo Soho).
What’s with foreigners and their salad dressing, peanut butter, maple syrup, American candy? While living in another city, one should embrace the culture and eat the local cuisine…. Hellz no! As sad and pathetic as it seems, I dream about shopping in an American supermarket… oh, the inappropriate things I would do for just one […]
How can I talk about a Cobb Salad without showing a clip from one of my favorite Curb Your Enthusiasm Episodes?
UPDATE 2016: Check out this update map to the best steaks in Buenos Aires. Slap another steak on the parrilla, because it’s time to get down with some Argentine meat. Known as the land of beef, Argentina is a leader in the carnivorous world with one of the highest beef consumption rates on the planet (local porteños scarf […]
Once I tried to smuggle Indian food into a movie theater. Wasn’t the best idea for many reasons: The smell, this one is a given… I reeked of Indian spices, as if I bathed in pungent coriander and tumeric stew, liberally rubbing garam masala as a body scrub.
For those who are not regulars in the kitchen, and you want to impress someone for the first time with your cooking, there is one secret ingredient that will never disappoint – BUTTER. Unfortunately, I learned this the hard way and when I first began cooking up a storm, I also ate my way through […]
New food processor in hand, I thought the first thing to make should be a homemade veggie burger with a side of a tabbouleh-like salad. I couldn’t find a recipe that I liked, so I just made one up using grilled vegetables, beans, and spices.
On a small cobblestone street behind the British Embassy in Recoleta you can find the cutest little café bistro you ever did see. Florencio (Francisco de Vittoria 2363) fits only about 10-15 people with 5 small tables inside and one small table outside on the sidewalk. The menu includes items like sandwiches, tartas, baked goods, […]
For a long time I stuck by the same ole choco chip cookie recipe. The last few times I’ve made them, I wasn’t happy with the results. The cookies failed me! How hard is it to make cookies not taste good? Actually almost impossible. So I changed the bitch up. This time I was going […]
Reports have shown that food and drink prices have risen an average of 3.5% in the last 15 days in February. Most notably, meat has risen 18% and fruit and vegetables 10%. This didn’t really make a difference because there was no food to buy anyway.