Maple Syrup in Buenos Aires

I could have sworn I wrote about this before, but after searching my blog I did not turn up any posts about finding maple syrup in Buenos Aires. I guess it’s only been in the back of my mind, and now finally time to give you the scoop… Maple Syrup is one of those more difficult to find … Read more

Dim Sum in Buenos Aires

Dim sum used to be one of my favorite weekend activities in New York. Heading to the Golden Unicorn in Chinatown was always a great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday morning while trying to shake a hangover. Now, before I get your hopes up, unfortunately, Buenos Aires does not have a true dim sum … Read more

Graham Crackers!

It’s always nice to find flavors of home in import-adverse Argentina, whether it be peanut butter, maple syrup, pretzels, or whatever else you may miss… This week I happened to find graham crackers in Buenos Aires. Ok, so maybe not graham crackers exactly, but these Quaker honey crackers are pretty damn close to the real … Read more

Sugar Bar and El Tejano: The Match Made in BBQ and Beer Heaven

What happens when you cross the most popular expat bar in Buenos Aires with the best closed door barbecue in Buenos Aires? A food coma and a buzz for sure, but also one of those meals that you end up talking about for awhile and making plans to go back again. Soon. Today I had a … Read more

It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time!

Many an expat’s lament about living in Argentina is missing the things from home. One of the things at the top of that list for American expats has been peanut butter. Check any expat forum or blog and you’ll undoubtedly see someone complaining about the lack of peanut butter in Argentina. Well, tell them to … Read more

The Best Food Blogs in Buenos Aires

I’ll admit it. I’m a foodie. I was one of the first diners at Casa Mun. I’ve been to Aramburu. I had dinner with GAJO. I did The Pale Blue Door in San Telmo and almost all the other closed door restaurants too. I crave Osaka. Hell, I even made it to P.F. Chang’s opening … Read more

P.F. Chang’s Argentina Now Open

Since I moved to Argentina in 2008, I’ve seen the opening of Starbucks, Subway, Wendy’s and most recently KFC. Well, you can now add P.F. Chang’s to the list of US-based franchises in Buenos Aires. PF Chang’s opened their first location in Argentina yesterday in San Isidro (a trendy neighborhood about 15 minutes outside of … Read more