Sipan Fusing Things Up The Peru-ponesa Way

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Down the road from the touristic Plaza Serrano turnabout, SIPAN has taken over the bottom level of the Palermitano Hotel, whipping up Peruvian-Japanese fusion delectables. Upscale Peruvian seemed a bit oxymoronic to me. Dropping a hefty centavo on a plate of fancy ceviche just isn’t right when you can get a version just as delicious for half the price at […]

In the Honor of Good Food: Honor y Causa

Update: sad news, Honor y Causa has closed. Shed a lágrima. There’s no doubt that 2012 has been the year that modern Argentine cuisine has really taken off. Young chefs and cooks are springing up from the kitchens, displaying a new wave of contemporary cooking, using traditional products and local ingredients in a fresh and […]

La Cresta: Winning Over Almagro

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A new food trend is storming across Buenos Aires: a modernized version of fast food to-go, offering an unorthodox porteño menu of ethnic-influenced healthy-ish grub. La Cresta might be one of the biggest gangstas in the para llevar gang, specializing in juicy, crispy rotisserie chicken, inventive salads and flavor filled wraps.