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 […]

Tomás Kalika: “I want to put Jewish cuisine on the map”

(Fine Dining Lovers) Forced to leave Poland and start a new life on the other side of the world in Argentina, Tomás Kalika’s Jewish grandmother Olga surely never imagined her eynikl (grandson in Yiddish) would reintroduce humble Polish recipes at Mishiguene, his restaurant ranked as one of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2017. Besides family dishes originating in Russia, Germany and Poland, […]

Colombia’s coffee revolution

(Selector) As we survey María del Carmen Toro’s fertile coffee, banana and avocado farm, the sun has started to lower and mist is slowly gathering in the valley. “The conflict was intense here,” she recalls. “Bombs went off all the time and ‘they’d’ come here at 1am, demanding we prepare them food.” The ‘they’ to […]

Opinan los chefs: por qué una parrilla argentina merece un lugar en el top 100

(La Nación) ¿Es sorpresa que una parrilla porteña entre a la lista de los 100 mejores restaurantes del mundo? Con un producto cuidado, una carta de vinosexcelente, atención al detalle y un alto nivel de servicio, algunos chefs destacados de la misma lista defienden la elección de los críticos que incluyeron a Don Julio en el puesto 55 de The World’s […]