Monthly Archives: February 2018

Entrecote at La Otra

I wandered around the neighborhood of the Olympic Stadium on a Sunday morning and finally found La Otra (Tomás Diago 758 Pocitos neighborhood) recommended by a NYTimes article. The parsley with garlic as a spread with the bread was good. … Continue reading

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Chivito in Montevideo, Uruguay.

After walking a bit more than expected to get to the Ciudad Viejo (old city) of Montevideo (my cute AirBnB was out further than exoected) I passed by the very beefy Mercado del Puerto and opted for a traditional Uruguayan … Continue reading

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Ed’s simple sangria

After a long day of urban walking, I was headed back to my AirBnB in Buenos Aires wanting a cool refreshing drink, and remembered the gift cabernet (somewhat heavy for summer) left by my hostess and thought I could make … Continue reading

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Giant coffee like in Madrid?

I was walking a random route along Honduras to my first Spanish class and stumbled onto Lobo Cafe (Hon.4730, BA) shaded under the trees with roses so real and a Café con leche so gigante, like somewhere in Spain. Coffee … Continue reading

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Empanadas washed down with Cynar & grapefruit juice

I made the mistake of not drinking bottled water four days ago in Buenos Aires and only today decided to go beyond yogurt, white bread and water. I guess the cocktail list captured my attention with Cynar mixed with grapefruit … Continue reading

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Single-pan pork loin and brussel sprouts

I was on a mission to use up the last bit of bacon and get both a pork loin and sprouts in the same pan on top of the stove. I rubbed the pork loin with Bourbon Molasses Rub from … Continue reading

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Plant-based chili

I found a vegetarian chili recipe in the Sunday Times that included garbanzo beans instead of meat so I was interested in giving it a try. Onions, mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, chili powder and cumin reduced for a couple … Continue reading

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