Bite Marks #49

2017.Oct.16 Monday
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La Guitarrita, Cuba 3300, Nuñez – This one has been on my map for awhile, just because it comes recommended by several sources, though none of them personal friends. Then there was an article about the owner, and how he took on resuscitating a failing pizzeria that his parents had started years before (I think […]

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Peru Bites!

2017.Oct.07 Saturday
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The search for great Peruvian food continues. This set of spots puts us over 70 out of a supposed roughly 200 in and around the city.   El Paisita, Av. Jujuy 1023, San Cristobal – A spot just down from the main strip of the restaurant supply district that we’ve passed a couple of times. […]

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Bite Marks #48

2017.Oct.05 Thursday
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What do we have this time… craft beer, of course, because that’s the new in thing. A little Spanish cooking. A mushroom pizza. And, a fancy schmancy new cocktail bar.   One of the things that was bound to happen with the craft beer craze, as it has with every other craze before it, is […]

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Old Hat

2017.Sep.30 Saturday
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“Old” used to be a word with overtones of “good value.” Thus, an old hat was something of a cherished possession; today it is a likely candidate for the Goodwill store, and the expression “old hat” has the sense of something that once was probably newsworthy and even worthwhile but is now passé. That is […]

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Bite Marks #47

2017.Sep.19 Tuesday
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Rincón Hispano, Alvarez Jonte 2597, Villa General Mitre – Spotted this place while headed to try a nearby Peruvian restaurant. The latter turned out to be closed that particular day, as were the two other spots I had earmarked in the ‘hood. So I went back here. Old school. Really old school. Plenty of colorful […]

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Creative Roots & The Diary

2017.Sep.17 Sunday
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As I’ve started to put more thought into lunches for the Roving Ravenous Horde, I thought it would be interesting to add in an element of something else cultural to each lunch, as an optional extra. Lunch and a museum, lunch and a gallery, lunch and a park, lunch and…? A quint of us (all four […]

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La Isla Bella

2017.Sep.10 Sunday
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I just couldn’t decide what and where to plan for the Roving Ravenous Horde’s fourth outing. Thanks to my friend David up in Boston (of dumpling diving adventure fame) who suggested that we try out something Caribbean. With Hurricanes Irma & Jose in the offing, maybe it was just subliminal messaging that had it on his […]

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Bite Marks #46

2017.Sep.06 Wednesday
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Let’s start off with our local craft beer spot craze…. Pibä, Av. Cerviño 3833, Palermo – A new outlet of a spot that’s existed in another part of Palermo for a bit now, this is a teeny little spot, with half a dozen seats inside, and fewer than a dozen out. Their raison d’etre is a […]

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Chop Suey #16

2017.Sep.04 Monday
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Why shouldn’t Chinatown get into the whole craft beer craze? Wok N’ Beer, Juramento 1634, Barrio Chino (Belgrano) – Who doesn’t know that good beer goes with Chinese food? This spot’s capitalizing on the idea, offering up a quint of beers from La Mula, a craft brewery located in San Andrés, just north of the city. […]

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