Of Potato Pies, Burritos and Panchos

2014.Apr.13 Sunday

I completely missed one dish in yesterday’s post. One of Henry’s favorite Argentine dishes is pastel de papas norteño, which is essentially an Argentine adaptation of a shepherd’s pie. Since we’ve been lightening things up on our days off I decided to go with a vegetarian version: The base, a saute of onions, carrots, celery […]

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Chronicles of Shawarma – Book X

2014.Apr.09 Wednesday

The search for shawarma continues, albeit more slowly than in recent months. It’s kind of like my 92 bus pizza project, it sounds like a fun way to explore upfront, but at some point starts to become a bit of a chore. So, I take a break and come back to it refreshed. It’s also […]

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The Great Sandwich Hunt 10

2014.Apr.08 Tuesday

The sandwiches they keep a’comin’…. Welcome to round 10 of The Great Sandwich Hunt, and another five bites of filled bread goodness, badness, and ugliness. Porota, Gorriti 5881 in Palermo has been recommended to me more than once as a cute little cafe with great pastries and sandwiches. In particular, the chicken and vegetarian sandwiches […]

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What Does it Take?

2014.Apr.07 Monday

I was having a discussion the other night with some of the guests at dinner and one of the questions that came up from someone who’s been reading the blog was, more or less, “do you really eat at all those places?” It was specifically in reference to the various mini-reviews that made up the […]

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The Final 3

2014.Apr.03 Thursday

So, let’s wrap up the last of the mini-reviews for the guidebook and get back to all those fun things like the search for pizza along the route of the 92 bus, where one might find the best shawarma in town, grilled seafood platters, decent sandwiches, and whatever other nonsense it is I normally natter […]

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Down to the Last Spots

2014.Apr.01 Tuesday

I am breathing a sigh of relief, as is my bathroom scale. Eating shall return to normal, with some moments taken out for simply not eating or just having a salad or some such. The last five spots to be covered for the next edition of Fodor’s are under the belt, and the writing is […]

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Food Coma – Another Three

2014.Mar.27 Thursday

I’m going to assault you with photos today, on one restaurant in particular. It may not be fair of me, but just remember, I sat there through all the food…. And, by the way, after this, there are only four restaurants left on the review list unless something changes and we need to add another […]

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And, Three More!

2014.Mar.25 Tuesday

While there are still more reviews for Fodor’s to come, I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. I should be able to finish them all up this week with maybe one or two left for next. Then it’s green salads for a week. You would think that with as long as […]

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Yet, Another Four…

2014.Mar.23 Sunday

The good thing is, as I’m doing this marathon of checking out restaurants for the guide, I’m finding some surprisingly interesting food here and there. The bad thing is, there’s also some pretty mediocre food out there. I was having a conversation with a friend about it and her response was, “How is it that […]

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