“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 find the great Buenos Aires edible and drinkable spots. So when asked to create this […]
All natural-centric restaurants should follow the Hierbabuena model. A cheerful food haven that welcomes all dietary walks of life – the meat eaters, the vegans, the vegetarians, the pescetarians, the lactose intolerants, the celiacs, and the gluten free-ers. It’s a different take on what it means to eat conscientiously as a carnivore-friendly vegetarian restaurant where meat […]
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 salute to the eclectic mix of restaurant openings that have continued to show that Buenos […]
A whole roasted suckling pig, tapas, massive platters of paella and screaming Argie-Spanish families; sounds like my idea of a fun-filled Sunday afternoon lunch. If you are into experiencing the authentic Spanish cultural center experience, it doesn’t get much more traditional than this original gangsta Spanish club tapas restaurant.
Follow the smoke signals and the barbecue parrilla smells to escape the Sunday San Telmo Market bustle and enter into a parking garage turned sausage wonderland. Chorizos, bondiolas, beer, wine and live music — you’ve never quite seen an Argentine chorizo fiesta quite like this one.
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by a dark hole of self-induced extranjero depression, where just whipping out an old BA guidebook, glancing at an outdated travel article, or deciphering a price crossed out pizzería menu gives me the uncontrollable urge to play the Inflations-A-Bitch pity party game. With restaurant costs catapulting skyward, inflation at a ridiculous high, it’s […]
New Year’s resolutions are overall a dumb waste of time, (and even more pathetic when made two months after the actual new year) but if I was forced to make two Buenos Aires related 2013 goals they would be the following: 1) Spend more time exploring San Telmo and B) Spend less hours pounding food […]
The San Telmo market just got A LOT bit better. Coffee snobs, coffee lovers and coffee addicts can now flock to the infamous mercado for a quick shot of this liquid gold. A small coffee hut nestled in between a vegetable stand and a hoarder’s antiqued-out dream, Coffee Town, the new love hijo of the Centro de Estudios […]
Update: Banco Rojo has changed locations (one block away on Bolivar 866 in a bigger and better way) Now there’s a new reason to venture out of your barrio bubble to far off San Telmo lands. From the owners of famed San Telmo bar La Puerta Roja, yet another cheap healthy-ish fast food spot has graced Buenos […]
Another month has passed, the weather got nice, titties came out, then it got cold again, titties went back inside sweaters, and everyone complained. Just like every month, September was filled with good food, bad food and my-diet-starts-tomorrow promises. Here’s the monthly rundown of exactly why you’re still fat.