Prediction 2013: The Year of the Food Trucks in Buenos Aires

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It was only a matter of time the gourmet food truck trend that ravished the United States in 2011 make its fashionable trucker debut in Buenos Aires. Many thought it wouldn’t happen. Restrictions, regulations, habilitaciones municipales, there were just too many laws in place that strictly forbid any type of mobile kitchen (unless it served choripán […]

A Happy Caipi at Boteco do Brasil

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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 large number of Brazilians in Argentina, for some strange reason Buenos Aires only has a […]

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 […]

Aipim: A Latin American Gem

AIPIM IS NOW CLOSED BUT THE CHEF HAS REOPENED A NEW SPOT IN SAN TELMO: CHOCHÁN Relatively new to the Palermo Soho restaurant scene, Aipim is one of those special gems where everything on the menu looks like something you’d want to order. All the factors that make a restaurant great are there: attentive service, a […]

This Is Why You’re Fat: September Edition

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Another month has passed, the weather got nice, titties came out, then it got cold again, titties went back inside sweaters, and everyone complained. Just like every month, September was filled with good food, bad food and my-diet-starts-tomorrow promises. Here’s the monthly rundown of exactly why you’re still fat.