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A Happy Caipi at Boteco do Brasil

There’s something about a good caipirinha that just makes me happy. It’s like a sip of Ipanema in a short glass, minus the sand and hot Brazilian bodied thonged sungas. Despite the close proximity of the two countries, and the … Continue reading

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F You, They’re From San Telmo: El Banco Rojo

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 Aires with their … Continue reading

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More Brunch, Less Hype: A Triste Brunch at Sirop Folie

Very high hopes were set for the brunch at Sirop Folie. Mentioned in many of the guidebooks, food blogs and online food guides when talking brunch in Buenos Aires, Sirop Folie Resto & Tea Corner made it to the top … Continue reading

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The Perfect Plate of Rabas: El Preferido de Palermo

Long before Palermo Soho flooded with overly trendy porteños, when Spanish was still the dominate language of the neighborhood, El Preferido de Palermo opened as a standard almácen-like bodegón: no frills, attentive service, solid food.  Since the opening in 1952, … Continue reading

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Food Porn Depression: Yanquiland Chapter

I always go into a deep, dark pit of food depression once back in Buenos Aires after an extended vacation. Generally, that intense culinary homesick feeling comes into full force Day 2 of being back, around lunch time or inside … Continue reading

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Loreto Garden Bar

It’s mighty refreshing finding a solid lunch spot that breaks away from the Palermo café-lunch-brunch scene epicenter.  Loreto Garden Bar, situated in a residential part of Colegiales, is an ideal warm-weather spot, to sit outside, and have a mighty tasty lunch.  … Continue reading

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BBQ Town: Korean BBQ Right In Your Backyard

Barrio Chino, my culinary mecca, and home to many disappointing Chinese restaurants (except Asia Oriental counter and Hong Kong Style), has now just gotten a lot more interesting: spicy kimchee, beautiful bulgogi, more than 25 small plates of hot and cold … Continue reading

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A Springtime Spot: FLORENCIO

Florencio’s tiny café situated on a charming cobblestone street near the British Embassy was always a top choice to send visitors in the Recoleta area.  Even though it is one of my favorite merienda spots in the city, with only … Continue reading

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Soup Of The Day: Roasted Pumpkin and Carrot Soup

With winter nearing an end, it’s almost time to say goodbye to beloved soup season.  Partial to the butternut squash / pumpkin variety, but feeling an overall deficiency in nutrients, adding carrot to the mix proved to be a good … Continue reading

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Asian Noodle Salad

With asado season approaching, it’s always a good idear to have a few easy yet delicious side dishes up your sleeve.  Asian flavors + kilos of asado meat might not seem like a good combination to some, since Argies are … Continue reading

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