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At Buenos Aires's Off-the-Wall Pizza Shops, Intestines Are One of Many Unconventional Toppings

From blue cheese and octopus to chicken breast and oranges, pizza toppings in Argentina make pineapple look tame.
Kevin Vaughn
1.11.19
Fernet

How Fernet Took Over Argentina

Argentina consumes so much of the polarizing liqueur that it has Fratelli Branca's only distillery outside of Italy.
Natalie B. Compton
11.26.18
WTF

Argentine Politician Forced to Apologize for Eating Piece of Bloody, Jesus-Shaped Cake

The religiously inclined did not enjoy watching the Minister of Culture bite into our Lord and Savior's frosting stigmata.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
Pizza

The New Generation of Argentine Pizza Makers Wants to Keep It Old School

Argentines passionately root for their favorite pizzerias like they're defending their religion.
Kevin Vaughn
3.30.18
Pizza

The Pizza that Hates Itself

An Argentinian pizza chain called Ugi's has found success by adopting an offensive, insulting social media strategy—to its customers' delight.
Allie Lazar
1.15.18
Restaurant Confessionals

What It's Like to Get Sued by a Waiter

I know it’s just fucking money, but he sued us for so much and we had so many expenses opening a second restaurant. We’re still paying him off in installments.
Anonymous
1.1.18
Baking

Meet the Punk Rock Baker Bringing AC/DC-Inspired Bread to Buenos Aires

Salvaje Bakery is churning out wild, 'emotional,' and damn good bread that's shaping the future of Argentinian baking.
Michaela Trimble
10.25.17
wine

Inside the Illegal Natural Wine Bar Run by a French Sommelier

Hidden behind a nondescript garage door in the neighborhood of Palermo, sommelier Nicolas Ronceray serves the country’s best bottles of natural wine.
Valentine Benoist
4.15.17
scams

What Living on a Hare Krishna Farm Taught Me About Scams and Leftover Pasta

Questions like 'Why is my breakfast porridge brown?' and 'What is this mushy stuff in the meat-free patties?' arose in my mind. The answers, I would later learn, are: carob, a vegan substitute for chocolate; and weeks-old pasta, sliced and fried.
Anna Furman
2.22.17
Stranger Than Flicktion

The Kind of Dinner Heroes Eat

Welcome back to Stranger Than Flicktion, our Flickr-inspired column. We provide writers with five random food-related Flickr images and ask them to construct a fictional short story in under five days. In this edition, a hero's trip to a steakhouse...
Louisa Hall
11.24.16
The Last Bite

The Last Bite: A 106-Year-Old Hippopotamus in Buenos Aires

“If someone came into El Hipopótamo and asked me for a Frappuccino, I’d tell them to go to the Starbucks down the road—or more likely tell them to fuck off.”
Sorrel Moseley-Williams
11.21.16
argentina

What It’s Like to Run an Illegal Bar in Buenos Aires

Julián Díaz opened a speakeasy on a $7,000 budget in 2004. “It was also my home,” he remembers. “The bar’s bathroom was also my bathroom so most mornings I’d find vomit everywhere.”
Sorrel Moseley-Williams
10.21.16
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