Category Archives: Palermo

Lamb Empanadas – An Open Love Letter

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.

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#MyHomeTownGuide – Buenos Aires Eats For Five Food Occasions

“What’s the best restaurant in Buenos Aires?” I probably get asked that impossible question at least once a day, and will never be able to answer in a concrete way. It’s like I’ll always be on that endless quest to … Continue reading

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The Lucky Eight: Best Chinese Restaurants in Buenos Aires

It’s time we all toss aside ground beef empanada filling “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 more authentic world of Chinese … Continue reading

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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.  

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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 … Continue reading

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Pain et Vin: All You Need is Wine. And Bread. And Cheese. And Coffee. And Sandwiches.

If I was the type to play a pointless hypothetical stranded-on-a-desert-island game, I’d choose to be stuck with some hot bread, sensual cheese, sexy wine, and erect jolty coffee. So imagine the utter rejoice shed when Pain et Vin in … Continue reading

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Sha-warming Up and Puffing Hookah with Al-Zain

Al Zain is a very special place I hold dear to my stomach. For years my solid last minute cheap delivery spot, this neighborhood family owned restaurant was always just one call away when that special 11:45pm falafel-babaganoush-shawarma-chickenkebab craving hit. … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Street Food: A Bizarre Bondiola in the Woods

I’ve searched far and wide, from Costanera Norte to Sur, on an endless quest for Buenos Aires’ best bondiola sandwich. After upsetting the treif heavens (sorry Rabbi) on many failed attempts, I’m happy to announce this porky oinky life achievement. Continue reading

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Sipan Fusing Things Up The Peru-ponesa Way

Down the road from the touristic Plaza Serrano turnabout, SIPAN has taken over the bottom level of the Palermitano Hotel, whipping up Peruvian-Japanese fusion delectables. Upscale Peruvian seemed a bit oxymoronic to me. Dropping a hefty centavo on a plate of fancy ceviche just isn’t … Continue reading

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The Best Unsmokeable Joint in Palermo

In a country praised for the prime meat, it’s always baffling how so many of us are on an endless quest for a decent burger. Ground beef mix, quick high flame sear, toasted sesame bun, toppings, sauce and burger me … Continue reading

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