You know when you find that special shawarma and you can’t get it off your mind? You might have seen him around the barrio a few times, walked by without really giving him a second thought, but after your first up close and personal encounter, BAM! You’re smitten. Cartoon heart bubbles start popping and the Saved By […]
It’s time to break out in the meat sweats! Here is your ultimate mapped out guide to the best parrillas in Buenos Aires, updated monthly and listed in no particular order. Got a great parrilla that you’d give up your first born for? Tell me about it! Also, read/watch more about parrillas, steakhouse ordering tips, and […]
“YANQUI DE MIERDA GO HOME! VOLVETE AL PAIS DE LOS OBESOS MORBIDOS!!!!!” That was the all caps lock love letter I received a few years ago after mentioning I wasn’t fond of Argentine pizza. Note to self: if you fuck with Argies and their pizza, they take it personally and may threaten your life. Sorry Porteños, you will […]
It was December, 2014. I saw a sign on the corner of Humboldt and Soler: FIAMBRES, QUESOS, PICADAS, VINO. Since I’m a proponent of each one of those things, I stepped inside to check what this new place was all about. Wines, meats, cheeses, breads, bagels, coffee and sandwiches — I creepily walked around the […]
Burgers are so much more than the latest food trend, it’s a lifestyle choice. It’s scientifically proven that people are instantly happier while eating an awesome burger, so imagine the edible anti-depressant delight to see the hamburger party train finally make its way to Buenos Aires. In Buenos Aires, burgers are the new black. Following in […]
It’s only the first half of 2014 and the city has already exploded with new places to eat out. There seems to be a common trend with this Freshman class of newbies that I’m totally digging. It’s a general theme that is setting a new tone for the future way Buenos Aires dines: cooks and chefs as owners, involved in small […]
My Dearest Lamb Empanadas, When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with something, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
Caballito isn’t necessarily known for its hopping food scene, but one diamond in the rough is starting to change that… one juicy hamburger at a time. A totally contemporary fast food jam that does circles around the neighboring competition, you’d think it would belong in Palermo or San Telmo but instead it’s nestled comfortably in […]
It’s time we all toss aside ground beef empanada filled “spring rolls” with fluorescent pink sweet and sour sweet sauce, say chau-chau to chaw fan, put down the fork, pick up some chopsticks, and tuck into a slightly more authentic world of Chinese cuisine. Here are my top picks for the best Chinese food in Buenos Aires.
Al Zain is a very special place I hold dear to my stomach. For years it was my solid last minute cheap delivery spot, the neighborhood family owned restaurant was always just one call away when that special 11:45pm falafel-babaganoush-shawarma-chickenkebab craving hit. Because that kind of hummusy hankering comes up quite often. But lately I’ve […]