Unwrap the romance-enhanced clichés, drown yourself in a pungent nose-stinging cologne and practice your sexy O faces in the mirror because it’s DATE NIGHT! Whether it’s a first date, last date, secret date, or a date where you are looking to get-it-onnnn, here are some suggestions for that perfect date spot no matter the situation.
Villa Crespo is the new Palermo, except much cooler, and has been for some time. Venture off to the VC for some restaurants that are two thumbs up fine holiday fun. Here is my rundown of the best that Palermo Queens (what a ridiculously invented name) has to offer. Take a culinary food tour through […]
As a former vegetarian for many years, once I moved to Buenos Aires I quickly put a halt to my plant-eating ways and succumbed to the carnivorous lure of the beef. For those strong-willed who have yet to cross over to the dark side, make sure to not fall victim of the endless cheese and […]
I’ve kept this place a secret for too long, it’s time to share the food love. So here it goes… One of my favorite finds of the year… A place where I’ve regained my hope in a Buenos Aires Jewish deli existence. A spot where I’ve gorged on a hot pastrami sandwich. Gone to town […]
CASA MUN HAS CLOSED IN BUENOS AIRES AND REOPENED IN CASARENA IN MENDOZA I first heard about the opening of Casa Mun back in November and instantly put myself on the mailing list. I’m not quite sure why, perhaps call it a sixth food sense, but I had an inkling that this place would be special. […]
Breakfast, lunch, merienda, brunch – yet another quality café has made an appearance in the up-and-coming culinary neighborhood of Villa Crespo. Situated near Buenos Aires’ outlet store central, BA meets New York in Malvón, the bread haven coffee shop.
I bet you have never heard anyone say, “I went to Argentina and had the best salad ever!” Why? Simple. Overall the salads are sucky, consisting of wilted greens and boring unripe vegetables, either not dressed at all or drenched in some weird mayonnaise-based “dressing” sauce. When ordering a salad, many will respond in ridicule – […]
Any other day and I would have walked by this Villa Crespo corner spot, classifying it as just cualquier café. But on this particular stifling Sunday afternoon, my stomach was hot and bothered, and my nose took control, where fresh baked goods led the way into Café Crespin.
What’s the best way to spend a birthday? Eating delicious food paired with lovely wines and having someone else pay for it. Husband and wife, Chef and Sommelier duo Pablo and Ivana open up their charming Villa Crespo home to offer a 5 course menu of elegant food paired with carefully selected wines. The warm […]
Thanks to one tiny 6 table Villa Crespo restaurant, ethnic food in Buenos Aires has just been taking to a new level. At Melão (Castillo 52), diners get the chance to sample dishes from countries like Cuba, Vietnam, Jamaica, India, Ireland, Mexico, Madagascar, just to name a few. Argentines, known for not being the most […]