Category Archives: Latin American

Sydney Food Diary: El Loco at the Excelsior, Surry Hills

Way back when, in the mists of time, when El Loco opened up at the Excelsior, it was cause for a serious buzz. Merivale was making its mark, and could be counted on to do something interesting. It was before … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Desnuda, Williamsburg

The playlist at Desnuda was the soundtrack to my teenage years. Not only the background music but favourite songs by A-ha, Human League, Stevie Nicks and New Order. It was kind of freaking me out. Luckily, after a delicious, strong, … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: La Isla Restaurant, Williamsburg

One day, I’m at Margon in Times Square (having Cuban/Dominican food) and the next day, I’m to Puerto Rico. Or the Dominican Republic. I’m not sure. Yelp calls it both. Zomato votes Dominican. For a quick lunch in Williamsburg before … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Margon, Times Square

Just a last adventure before I leave New York City (drizzling and cold, a good day to leave) and the adventure is food from islands where they speak Spanish. This review in the New York Times for Margon made it … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Mexico 2000, Williamsburg

As a devoted foodie, my regular recommendation is that people do a little research and follow trusted friends’ recommendations in order to not waste a food experience. Why eat bad food if instead you can eat good food? So, NYC … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Street Taco, Kips Hill

The NYC dining city is so dynamic. I can’t believe that a few places that I’ve just casually dropped by at have only been open a few months. Things seem to change here by the week… I had seen a … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Cosme

Cosme has caused a big buzz, apparently. I can see why: sleek, chick setting, and a modern interpretation of Mexican food. In Sydney, Australia, while some nicer Mexican restaurants have opened up in the last years, it’s certainly not fine … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Inca’s, Stanley Street

I remember eating at this Peruvian restaurant, about a million years ago, when it was in Newtown. Moved to Darlinghurst, it’s in a brightly lit space that reminded me a bit of a living room or function hall, but with … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Food Adventures: El Baqueano

El Baqueano describes itself as contemporary indigenous food both in terms of the produce and the cooking techniques. Located in San Telmo, the corner restaurant has a cool and modern feel to it, and from the moment we stepped in … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Food Adventures: La Cabrera

  Clocking in last year at #33 on the Top 50 restaurants in Latin America list, La Cabrera seemed like the obvious choice to try a traditional Argentinean grill during our recent trip to Buenos Aires. Located in a fun, … Continue reading

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