A Delicious Sandwich at Florencio Bistro & Patisserie

It takes a pretty special sandwich to break a 2 month long writer’s block. The prosciutto-mozzarella on ciabatta at Florencio Bistro & Patisserie definitely did the job. Number one on the menu and from now on number one in my list of nearby lunch options, this sandwich was effortlessly delicious. The ciabatta was super-fresh, crisp…

Buffalo Wings at Casa Bar

Looking for spicy buffalo wings in B.A.? Casa Bar has got’em! Made with  real Frank’s Hot Sauce and served with a side of real ranch dressing, this is one of those all too few cases in which picante on an Argentine bar food menu actually does mean spicy. I ordered my alitas (winglets) half rebozadas (breaded and fried) and half picante (drenched in…

Saturday Morning at the Recoleta Feria: Hangover-Food Favorites

Agonizing in bed, watching Adam Sandler movies on stream and beating yourself up about mixing champan-speeds, beer, whiskey and cosmos instead of just sticking with fernet-cokes all night is definitely one way of dealing with a hangover. Pulling yourself together and hopping down to the Recoleta Feria near Plaza Francia/Centro Cultural de Reco/Reco Cemetery is another,…

Everyone’s Got One, My Favorite Panadería: Las Calas

On days when I want to spoil myself rotten (read: stay in bed watching Friends reruns on Cuevana in my pajamas all day), boy am I glad that there’s a place like Las Calas directly across the street. Open from 8 to 8 every day except Sundays, this panadería/cafetería serves up all those delicious little, daily-fresh, surprisingly…

An Afternoon at El Alamo

I will always think of El Alamo first and foremost as a grimy, packed, frat-like sausage-fest where, in exchange for the cheap and inevitable intoxication brought on by the beloved Damas gratis (Chicks drink free) policy, ladies need to endure a constant wave of denim crotches pushing up against them, greasy Facundos and Alejandros calling out “Ajjj, te quiero!”…