Once I tried to smuggle Indian food into a movie theater. Wasn’t the best idea for many reasons: The smell, this one is a given… I reeked of Indian spices, as if I bathed in pungent coriander and tumeric stew, liberally rubbing garam masala as a body scrub.
For those who are not regulars in the kitchen, and you want to impress someone for the first time with your cooking, there is one secret ingredient that will never disappoint – BUTTER. Unfortunately, I learned this the hard way and when I first began cooking up a storm, I also ate my way through […]
New food processor in hand, I thought the first thing to make should be a homemade veggie burger with a side of a tabbouleh-like salad. I couldn’t find a recipe that I liked, so I just made one up using grilled vegetables, beans, and spices.
Reports have shown that food and drink prices have risen an average of 3.5% in the last 15 days in February. Most notably, meat has risen 18% and fruit and vegetables 10%. This didn’t really make a difference because there was no food to buy anyway.
Walk down a deserted street in Congreso, and you will find a small wooden sign written in Korean. This was my second trip to BiWon and much tastier than I remembered. Greeted with complimentary pickled goodness kimchee and about 9 other small bowls like sugary tiny fishies, pickled vegetables, tofu, eggplant and all around spices, […]
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Note: This article is waaaay out of date.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 […]