LAUNCHING THE DELHI FOOD WALK

Take a food walk of Old Delhi and Chandni Chowk with foodie, historian, and social commentator, Vivan Marwaha. After launching itsforkinggood.com, one of Buenos Aires’ most famous food blogs, I will be conducting bespoke food tours of Delhi for foodies and travelers from inside and outside India.   History-focused food walks Join me at Jama Masjid, one of India’s largest mosques, for a personalized and … Continue reading LAUNCHING THE DELHI FOOD WALK

5 CINZANO COCKTAILS YOU NEED TO TRY RIGHT NOW

Known for its world-class Malbec, Argentina is slowly warming up to another liquor: Cinzano. Developed in faraway Turin in the eighteenth century, Cinzano is an Italian vermouth characterized by its sweet yet full-bodied texture. Being a country of immigrants, Cinzano made the transatlantic journey to Argentina along with the large Italian population that migrated to the country’s shores. If you haven’t had Cinzano before, you’re missing … Continue reading 5 CINZANO COCKTAILS YOU NEED TO TRY RIGHT NOW

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

Refined Casual Cuisine: Helena Bar and Resto

As I’ve mentioned countless times, I love living in Palermo Soho. The hundred+ restaurants make sure I’m always spoilt for choice. Despite the wide variety of cuisines, there’s this one place I’m obsessed with. It’s called Helena Bar and Resto. Located right in the middle of Soho, but shielded from the hustle and bustle of some of its more crowded streets, Helena is a real hidden … Continue reading Refined Casual Cuisine: Helena Bar and Resto

Floreria Atlantico: Speakeasy in this Flower Shop

Did you ever wonder about what happens when Buenos Aires’ top mixologist and one of its foremost sommeliers join forces? Floreria Atlantico is what happens. Named the best bar in Latin America, and ranked number 10 on the list of the world’s 50 best bars, Floreria Atlantico was started by sommelier extraordinaire Julian Diaz of 878 fame, and ace mixologist Renato Giovannoni. The result: an unassuming … Continue reading Floreria Atlantico: Speakeasy in this Flower Shop

L-art-ente

Despite it’s rampant coffee culture, Buenos Aires cafes can serve some really disappointing coffee. I’ve had too many experiences of weak coffee, too much cinnamon in my coffee, or being served something that’s supposed to be coffee but really isn’t.  Enter Lattente, the answer to my prayers for good coffee. Lattente is a small cafe which specializes in, you guessed it–lattes. It’s also super close … Continue reading L-art-ente

[Quick edit] B-ware of B-blue

Welcome to the first of my quick edits! I sound excited while writing this but I’m really not. I don’t care enough about B-blue to ever go again, but just enough to warn you away from making a terrible decision. B-ware of B-blue Located on prime Palermo Soho real estate, “B-blue Deli and Natural Bar” has all the trappings to make you want to visit. … Continue reading [Quick edit] B-ware of B-blue

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

5 Forks for Burger Joint

While I usually refrain from reviewing popular places, Burger Joint is an exception. The popular eatery makes some of the best burgers in town, and is frequented by tourists and porteños alike. One visit to the Palermo Soho outpost is all it takes to become an addict. My first visit to this institution was within my first week of being in Buenos Aires. After having … Continue reading 5 Forks for Burger Joint