Category Archives: Food Travels

Forking it on the Road in France: Mauro Colagreco’s Mirazur

It was a date which will live in infamy. I woke up early overlooking Monaco’s crystal blue Mediterranean sea, hopped on a bus winding through the hills of the Côte d’Azur, stopped off in Italy for an espresso, then wandered across the … Continue reading

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Forking it on the Road in England: Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

I only really had to know two things before eating at highly acclaimed Dinner by Heston Blumenthal: Meat Fruit and Tipsy Cake.

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This Is Why You’re Fat: The Primavera 2013 Edition

Food festivals, #MAPA, new restaurant favorites, old restaurant favorites, Peruvian food orgasms, aperitivo tours, food tours and Latin America’s 50 best: spring has sprung, bringing the rain, Jacarandás, and extra calories just in time to get your body ready for … Continue reading

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A Feria de Mataderos Photo Food Tour

It’s hard to believe that after living in Buenos Aires for over 7 years, I never made it to the Feria de Mataderos. I guess I always passed it off as a pointless touristic activity, crawling with La Boca Caminito … Continue reading

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Crazy For Grilling: Top 7 Most Creative Parrillas

Forget about foolishly wasting your money away on frivolous “store-bought” fancypants grills. Instead save your pretty pesos and MacGyver the shit out of your next asado, parrilla-ing it up the poor creative way.  

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Caribe Riqueño: A Cuban-Puerto Rican Chinatown Feast

Ropa vieja, tostones, fried plantains, mandioca, rice and black beans, finding Cuban and Puerto Rican food in Buenos Aires is just as common as finding… ummmm… well… I can’t think of a witty enough analogy so let’s just fail and … Continue reading

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The Best Buenos Aires Restaurants For Cheap Bastards

Sometimes I get attacked by a dark hole of self-induced extranjero depression, where just whipping out an old BA guidebook, glancing at an outdated travel article, or deciphering a price crossed out pizzería menu gives me the uncontrollable urge to play the … Continue reading

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The Executive Menu: Contigo Peru

I’m all about the lunch special. In this ever-inflating Buenos Aires restaurant world we live in, there’s nothing quite like a great deal for lunch. Contigo Peru has been a longasstime favorite, offering a killer weekday deal that will entice the cheapest of Peruvian eaters. … Continue reading

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Spice Me Up, Green Curry

If you take a city wide expat poll, I bet most would agree on what kinds of foods are wished to be more readily available in Buenos Aires. Spices, picante, mouth burning sauces; while once a bit of food sweat … Continue reading

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Prediction 2013: The Year of the Food Trucks in Buenos Aires

Update and new prediction: 2014 will be the year of the Buenos Aires Food Trucks It was only a matter of time the gourmet food truck trend that ravished the United States in 2011 make its fashionable trucker debut in Buenos … Continue reading

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