I met this Argentine dude in my hostel in Rio de Janeiro. He was a 30 something guy who always looked like he was about to go for a jog — decked out in black Nike shorts with one of those light weight Adidas muscle sleeveless shirts. He had been in Rio for the past […]
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 […]
The pioneer in the Buenos Aires brunch movement, Oui Oui has been around since the beginning, brunchificando the hell out of Palermo Hollywood. A French-inspired cozy café, Oui Oui has two locations on Nicaragua street in PoHo: the original in the middle of the street and the almacén version on the corner of Dorrego y […]
Note: This article is waaaay out of date.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 […]
Impossible. 3 years and 20 pounds heavier, the mixture of beef, wine, helado, dulce de leche, empanadas and milanesas got the best of me. Always hungry in Buenos Aires, I decided to PICK UP THE FORK and never put it down.