Empanadas in the Oregonian!

Aren't these emapnadas just mouth-watering?  They came from a pizzeria in Buenos Aires on our last trip there, and we ate them in one sitting, while admiring the 'repulgue' code indicating what different fillings awaited us inside.  Pretty clever if you ask me.  No mysteries, just different seals, along with a small flyer of hand-drawn […]

Cervezeria Jerome–Jerome Brewery

  On our recent trip to Argentina, we took a day trip to the Andes with friends–headed to Potrerillos, a little town in the foothills of the Andes populated mostly by the weekend and summer homes of Mendocinos, businesses who attract tourists (horseback riding and rafting) and home to one stellar family-owned brewery called Jerome. […]

Dining Out Article–Awake to Argentina

  I recently wrote an article on Mendoza's wine country for Dining Out magazine–it's on newstands now  in Orange County/Long Beach, CA.   It can be read here: Download OC_Argentina in PDF .     

De Norte A Sur Article

Earlier this month, Monica Zlotogorski featured me in an article in the Spanish-language newspaper, De Norte A Sur.   Here it is!  Thank you, Monica for featuring me in the article–mil gracias, I am so flattered! If you'd like to read the article, you can download here Download Denorteasurarticle in PDF.    

Q & A With Te Extraño Director Fabian Hofman

 Last week I had the chance to pose a few questions to Argentinean director Fabián Hofman, who's poignant film, Te Extraño, will screen at the 2010 Starz Denver Film Festival.  The film follows two brothers, adolescent Javier and his older, politically involved brother, Adrian.  Based on Hofman's real life story during Argentina's military dictatorship of […]