My Two Course Lunch at UCO Restaurant

Something big happened today. I stepped out of Palermo Soho. For those of you who know me, this is huge. In my two months here, I haven’t ventured out of Buenos Aires’ culinary and shopping mecca too many times. “Why did you leave the best place in South America?” you might ask. Two words. Fierro Hotel. Palermo Hollywood. Run by Irish chef Ed Holloway, UCO … Continue reading My Two Course Lunch at UCO Restaurant

Happy Hours Make for Happy Diners at La Cabrera

PSA: La Cabrera has happy hours Why that matters: everything, yes EVERYTHING is 40% off When: 7-8:30 every day in one of the 3 La Cabrera’s on Jose Antonio Cabrera If you managed to read this far without calling your friends/family/neighbors and making plans to go to La Cabrera, here’s the lowdown: Started by renowned chef Gaston Riveira, La Cabrera is a top-quality parrilla frequented … Continue reading Happy Hours Make for Happy Diners at La Cabrera

Ramenderful: Fukuro Noodle Bar

Having spent my last summer in Seoul, South Korea, I developed a huge ramen obsession. While ramen is usually associated with fast food, and sold as instant noodles, it is also a somewhat gourmet phenomenon, with ramen bars popping up all around the US and Asia, all serving fancy versions of the popular noodle dish. So no wonder I was delighted when I crossed Fukuro … Continue reading Ramenderful: Fukuro Noodle Bar

Green Bamboo: Forking Good Asian Food in Buenos Aires

After spending a month in Buenos Aires, my taste buds started demanding diversity in flavors. I needed to move beyond the Argentine staple of steak and potatoes and rediscover my Asian roots. While I love the local food here, it does not boast of the flavors Asian cuisine offers. I needed change. I needed a plate (or rather, multiple plates) full of Asian food. Enter … Continue reading Green Bamboo: Forking Good Asian Food in Buenos Aires

La Choza: Not Your Average Neighborhood Parrilla

Living in Palermo Soho has more than its fair share of advantages. The top-quality restaurants, charming cafes, fashionable boutiques, tree-lined cobblestoned streets, and its laid back environment make it an attractive barrio for porteños and tourists alike. While popular hotspots Burger Joint and La Cabrera are always teeming with tourists, La Choza is a stalwart for porteños looking for a homely yet refined parrilla dinner. … Continue reading La Choza: Not Your Average Neighborhood Parrilla