Tag Archives: Good Drinks

Itanoní: All Maíz All the Time

I had high expectations for food in Oaxaca and it didn’t disappoint. There was a great mix of old restaurants doing traditional Oaxacan foods and an impressive new wave of modern Mexican cuisine being created by talented young chefs. I had … Continue reading

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Barbate: Tsukiji’s Charming Spanish Cousin

Discovering new spices and local foods gets me excited about a foreign country.  It’s one of the ways I learn and get to know a culture and its people.  I usually eat whatever the locals eat wherever I am but … Continue reading

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Paella and Vino for Everyone!

I am once again basking in the warmth of Southern California.  Knowing full well how cold it is in New York I have no right to complain about the weather here.  It’s beautiful.  But I wake up every single day … Continue reading

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My Buenos Aires Good Eats and Drinks

This is a list of places I visited in Buenos Aires in the last 16 weeks.  More updates to come… Click on the names to see the write up from my visit; ice cream shops and bars are at the … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen Who “Merienda”

A few days ago I wrote about going out with a couple of Argentine women for merienda (snack).  Well, earlier this week I went to have my version of merienda, a proper English high tea at at the Alvear Palace … Continue reading

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Scary Graffiti or Awesome Graffiti?

When I was a kid my family went into Philadelphia every so often for a meal or to go shopping.  We lived out in the suburbs so in order to reach where we wanted to go in the city, we … Continue reading

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Mira Vida Soho Hotel Wine Bar

Last Sunday before dinner I met some friends at Mira Vida Soho Hotel Wine Bar for a drink.  This little boutique hotel is just a few blocks away from all the hustle and bustle of Palermo Soho but it’s so … Continue reading

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