If you’ve ever ventured into unknown Porteño food waters and stepped inside a random Buenos Aires bodegón-parrilla-restaurant-resto-bar-restobar-café-cybercafé-etc., you probably had some trouble deciphering the menu. It most likely resembled an encyclopedia, except with scratched off prices and grease stained paper tucked inside plastic binder sleeves, serving anything (and everything) from pizza to pasta to sweetbreads to steak. Don’t you […]
They have the breakfast burrito and the breakfast sandwich, what about the breakfast empanada? Fill it with whatever tickles your breakfast fancy, here is just another way to reinvent the Argentine empanada favorite. Argie-fying my Yanqui food ways, that’s what I call a cultural exchange.
I’m always in search for a certain type of restaurant that falls into a unique category: Argentine food but not parrilla, milanesa or empanadas. It’s tough to find that restaurant that is still considered Argentine, but served in a non-traditional way, with inventive combinations presented in a thoughtful fashion – and of course, all at a moderate price. El Federal (San […]
When I was little, I was never allowed to eat crap. While my friends had pantries and freezers full of fruit by the foot, gushers and bagel bites, I only had matzah, health cereal and a bottle of diluted Mott’s apple juice, because apparently the regular kind has “too much sugar.” Since all food containing […]
Note: This article is waaaay out of date.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 […]