Parrilla Pena: The Perfect Parrilla

This place has quickly become one of my favorite meat stops in Buenos Aires because it is real in a way that La Cabrera just isn’t. The ambience is simple, honest and unpretentious. The service is good – surprisingly good – super fast and friendly for this city and especially for a traditional, 4-hour-dinner parrilla. The…

El Trapiche: A Family-Style Parilla in Palermo

I recently journeyed to Palermo in seek of the honest truth about a legendary, little-old-lady run Mexican joint named La Cupertina, which supposedly once put out some of the best empanadas, humitas, locro (meat and corn stew). The rumors, sadly, are true. It is, in fact, closed and in place of the authentic little 12-peso-a-bowl joint is yet another…