The mate (pronounced "mah-tay") service at Cucharamama.
Cold? Tired? Not fond of coffee but crave the caffeine? Maybe mate is your beverage. More properly known as yerba mate, the hot drink is made from the dried leaves of a shrub related to holly that grows in the northern reaches of Argentina. I ... More >>
The Calabresa pie at Pizza Krozz
Stand on nearly any thoroughfare in Buenos Aires and you're never far from a pizzeria. Cross a street at random and find yourself dodging scooters delivering hot pies, while delivery boys on foot hoist flat boxes overhead to navigate crowds swarming the streets. On ... More >>
Bun cinder at P.S. Burgers
I was excited when I spotted the new burger joint on Carmine Street, P.S. Burgers. A little rudimentary googling proved the place an offshoot of a Mineola indie burger spot that Yelpers seem to adore. Said one, "Fresh ingredients, well prepared, friendly staff, and GRE ... More >>
People on the gay sex app Grindr rally know their stuff (even if they never quite learned the proper spelling of Grinder).
So the app polled them about the gayest places in the world, and they voted with one hand while doing God knows what with the other.
Here are the illustrious winners:
Gayest ... More >>
Wondering what will end up in your obituary is really nerve-racking to think about. What will people say about you when you're dead and gone? Everyone hopes that they sound like a good person, at least like a nice guy or something. But an ocean rower has just set a new standard for obituaries, becau ... More >>
Buenos Aires's blood sausage with pickled chile Maybe it's the English breakfast boom, with its accompanying black pudding, but it seems that you can't walk a block these days without bumping into some kind of blood sausage. The Vanderbilt plates it with shaved apple and celery root puree; Bl ... More >>
As we slide down the wormhole leading to the weekend, we pause to reflect on the best posts of this four-day week:
Battle of the Dishes waged a blood sausage smackdown between Despana and Buenos Aires Steakhouse.
We ranked Our 10 Best Lower East Side Restaurants.
Strange Snacks of the World consi ... More >>
Wall & Water has opened in the new David Rockwell-designed Andaz Wall Street hotel, helmed by Chef Maximo Lopez May from Buenos Aires, who says he will aim to source his ingredients from the Hudson Valley.
The one Group's steakhouse, STK Midtown, will open a 9,000-square-foot restaurant ... More >>