A Guide to the Argentine Asado


This article originally appeared in Lucky Peach Magazine.  If where there’s smoke there’s fire, then in Argentina, where there’s fire, there’s a dismembered cow slowly grilling over hot coals. Asado isn’t just a barbecue, or a cultural tradition, it’s a main source of national pride and worshipped high on a majestic meat pedestal alongside fútbol, Messi, […]


A Croissant Fest at La Boulangerie-Pâtisserie


Co-Pain – Ambrosetti 901, CaballitoBread lovers across the city had a mini freak out when legendary Franck Dauffouis, owner and boulanger of Caballito’s best hidden bakery, packed his baguettes and went back to France. But luckily, his bakers kept his spirit alive with a totally renovated (and much more cheerful) Co-Pain Boulangerie. Pick up all sorts of reasonably priced goodies to-go, […]


The Buenos Aires Parrilla Hit List

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It’s time to break out in the meat sweats! Here is your ultimate mapped out guide to the best parrillas in Buenos Aires, updated monthly (July 2016) and listed in no particular order. Got a great parrilla that you’d give up your first born for? Tell me about it! Also, read more about parrillas, steakhouse ordering […]


The Five Best Places to Eat in Mexico City


Mexico is one of the most food-centric cities I’ve ever been to. Everywhere you look, at any time of night or day, there’s a food stall, great restaurant, incredible market, fonda-in-the-wall, or killer street cart just waiting for you to consume delicious edibles. I keep having intense flashbacks about the food: tacos, elotes, tamales, tortas, carnitas, gorditas, flautas, chicharrones. […]


A Ceviche Party at La Mar


La Mar Buenos Aires was probably one of the most anticipated restaurant openings in 2015, and a year later, this Peruvian cebichería is still a hit. Many were skeptical that the seafood-centric spot wouldn’t be so hot in Argentina’s not-so-seafood friendly capital city, but Gastón Acurio and his crew have yet again managed to win over our hearts […]


La Carnicería: A Sanctuary of Meat


Praise the meat lords! After what seems like centuries of the same traditional Argentine fare, one special restaurant has crossed over to the dark side to revamp the holy parrilla. La Carnicería, which means butcher shop in Spanish, stays true to its meat roots modernizing the steakhouse classics with a contemporary spin and exciting flavor twists. Smoked chorizo, caramelized sweetbreads, blood […]


The Brunchfast Club: Where to Brunchear Your Corazón Out


Buenos Aires has gone LOCO for brunch. In a city that traditionally never used to eat a hearty meal in the morning – unless it was leftovers from an asado the night before – it seems like every café has been popping up offering non-Argie breakfast foods that go far beyond medialunas, cortados and tostados. Brunch, brúnch, broonch, brunchear, bruncheamos, bruncheando, bruncheada, brunchmance (romantic […]


A Totally Biased Guide to the Best Pizza in Buenos Aires


YANQUI DE MIERDA GO HOME! VOLVETE AL PAIS DE LOS OBESOS MORBIDOS. That was the all caps lock love letter I received a few years ago after mentioning I wasn’t fond of Argentine pizza. Note to self: if you fuck with Argies and their pizza, they take it personally and may threaten your life. Sorry Porteños, you will […]


Pick Up the Fork: Comiendo Buenos Aires on UN3

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Awwww shit! Pick Up the Fork is busting out onto the (somewhat) big screen to entertain appetites with some of  porteñolandia’s greatest food hits. Stay tuned weekly for new episodes –> Watch on UN3.TV  Made with lots of fatty love by the genios of Building Motion Ideas.


A Buenos Aires Empanada Quest: An Endless Search for the Empanada of My Dreams


The original Essential Guide to Empanadas in Buenos Aires can also be read on the great FoodieHub.  Argentina is all about the empanada. You won’t walk a block without encountering some sort of establishment that sells the coveted handheld pocket of love. But after living in Buenos Aires for many years, you learn one thing quickly: […]