My Favorite Argentine Chimichurri Recipe


I don’t know why, but I always end up bringing dried cheap chimichurri packets back to the US as gifts, even though I know no one ever uses it. My mom has about 12 that she has accumulated over the years, dusting in a spice drawer (it didn’t even make it to spice rack status) […]

Oui Oui, Brunch Brunch, Yes Yes


The pioneer in the Buenos Aires brunch movement, Oui Oui has been around since the beginning of breakfast time, brunchificando the hell out of Palermo before brunchear even became a verb, and Palermo took the Hollywood suffix.  

The BA Top 25: Best New Restaurants, Bars and Cafés in Buenos Aires 2013

Slow clap it up because 2013 was a helluva year, pushing Buenos Aires closer to that culinary destination in the sky. Let’s reminisce and gush over master bartenders paying homage to their aperitivo Argentine roots, while also giving an erect salute to the eclectic mix of restaurant openings that have continued to show that Buenos […]

Avocado Toast: Because It’s Nature’s Butter, Bitch

poached egg

  Butter me up with your healthy sultry oils because it’s time to break the fast with some avocado toasts. It’s a food fact that avocado makes anything taste better. Ready in under five minutes, nutritious, filling, flavorful, and fat in all the right curvaceous places, it’s time to make avocado toast your go-to breakfast-lunch-dinner-snack.

How To Turn On An Oven in Argentina


Follow these ten easy steps to turn on your oven in Argentina: Light a match. Stick your hand into the gas chamber while simultaneously holding down the dial on the top of the stove. Close your eyes otherwise they will be burned by toxic gases. Re-do steps 1-3 because the inflamed match is about to […]

Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie Empanadas

baaaaked empanadas

I’m really into stuffing random (edible) things into empanadas lately, and since chicken pot pies have always been a comfort food favorite, why not combine this flaky soul warming dish with Argentina’s favorite quick meal?

The Buenos Aires Market

BA market

There’s really nothing better on a sunny, springtime Buenos Aires day than trucking over to the Bosques de Palermo (en bici, of course), to dodge the slow walking-mate drinking pedestrians, collide with erratic bike riding children, and watch pre-teens on roller skates eat shit hard on the pavement. You might think it wasn’t possible for the Bosques to get any busier […]

This Is Why You’re Fat: August Edition


Quests for bloody Marys, a gastro-trip to the Ukraine, new closed-door restaurants, sandwiches and brunches galore, here are some food highlights (and low lights) of August eats. Oh, and a big RIP to my camera. It’s broken (probably caused by too much food inside the lens), which means I must take a food porn hiatus. […]