10 of the best hotels near the sights in Argentina

(The Guardian) With the peso dropping 50% against the dollar, Argentina is affordable again, including characterful hotels and hostels in Mendoza, Patagonia, Buenos Aires and other hotspots. Hacienda de Molinos, Salta This 17th-century former governor’s residence is a comfortable stop-off on Ruta 40 through the Calchaquí valley in the rugged north-west. The hotel is reached […]

10 restaurantes argentinos quedaron entre los 50 mejores de América Latina

(La Nación) A joint report on Argentina’s performance in last night’s LatAm 50 Best in collaboration with Valentina Ruderman for LA NACION. Pablo Rivero of Don Julio takes home Best Hospitality; Tomas Kalika at Mishiguene is Highest Climber, Mariano Ramon of Gran Dabbang a scorching new entry; the PROPER RESTAURANT boys, Leo Lanussol and Augusto Mayer, giving small restaurants a big voice; and Narda Lepes at Narda Comedor taking on the challenge to make greens […]

Wine, food and nature: an Argentine tasting tour

(Fine Dining Lovers) The world’s eighth-largest country, Argentina, has very much to offer fine dining lovers hungry for meals outside of the capital Buenos Aires and also beyond steak. Fine Dining Lovers has checked out Córdoba, wine-producing province of Mendoza, Patagonia and Puerto Iguazú – home to the awe-inspiring waterfalls – for meals worth travelling for. As the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants are getting closer, discover […]

Peru on a Plate: A Culinary Guide to Lima

(Luxury Defined) Home to countless food markets, three establishments ranked on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 list, and a unique cuisine reflecting both the Amazon rainforest and Andes mountain range, Lima is a dream destination for gastronomy lovers. Add its property investment opportunities, and you’ve got a recipe for success. Here, Virgilio Martínez, owner […]

The Science of Spice

(DK)  Break new ground with this spice book like no other, from food scientist and bestselling author, Dr Stuart Farrimond (and me). Explore the science behind the art of making incredible spice blends and how the flavour compounds within spices work together to create exciting layers of flavour and new sensations. My chapter looks at […]

Feasting on the plate

(Monocle) After a decade in the financial wilderness, Argentina is hoping to return to the world stage and Buenos Aires is leading the way. This autumn, the city is hosting not one but two significant international events: the Youth Olympic Games and the G20 Summit led by president Mauricio Macri. When the political leaders land […]

The grace and airs of Buenos Aires

(Turkish Airline’s inflight magazine) Where can you spend the morning browsing leather boutiques on South America’s most exclusive shopping avenue, catch a nail-biting polo match in the afternoon, and then devour a succulent rib-eye at a top steakhouse before relaxing in a stunning Belle Époque mansion? It could only be my city, Buenos Aires. Currently flying […]

How chef Jock Zonfrillo is helping bring back Australia’s indigenous food

(The Independent) Sitting in his garden near Adelaide, South Australia, Jock Zonfrillo is filled with glee. “My two English longhorns are arriving today!” he crows with joy. His happiness isn’t just evident because he plans to make beautiful calves; in 2011, the Scottish-Italian chef and farmer Richard Gunner of Coorong Angus Beef imported livestock embryos […]