Outside a hole-in-the-wall on the cobblestone streets of the San Telmo barrio in Buenos Aires, envious line-waiters patiently endure the grill smoke while watching eaters sit curbside and shovel beefy sandwiches into their faces. I had walked by this spot a number of times without realizing the wonders inside. But the time finally came, on one special […]
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 […]
Sitting in Muma’s, a tiny cupcake (and muffin) bakery in the overly trendy Palermo Soho area, is one of the most pleasant experiences I’ve had in a while. Yes, I know that’s an incredibly fat girl thing to say.
Salgadinhos consist of a delicious cheesy, vegetable or meat stuffing, wrapped in a baked or fried dough. In the empanada family, you can find a variety of these perfectly sized snacks at just about any corner in Rio de Janeiro. Despite the variety of sizes, all cost exactly the same, and pretty much all are […]
The challenge: food hop around Buenos Aires’ Barrio Chino (China Town), visiting the best restaurants in Barrio Chino, to take the ultimate Chinese-inspired food tour. I attempted to visit as many restaurants as possible, to try all that Barrio Chino has to offered, determining which restaurants in China Town are worth visiting, and which are […]
Note: This article is waaaay out of date. It was written in 2009 and updated again in 2011, but I’m sure when you are reading this, the prices will have increased many more times in this ever inflating economy we live in. The restaurants, however, continue to be cheap good options. For a more elaborate […]