Time for some food and Salsa! in London

While we were having fun in London (see my previous post here), we still need to fill our bellies to give us the energy to keep going the rest of the evening. 561 more words


Karl’s South American Slaw

A while ago, Jan went to Napa and came back raving about Pica Pica’s arepas. She demanded that I learn how to make these  442 more words


Pi Day: Pastel de Choclo

If you needed a good excuse to eat pie, today is your day! The 14th day of the third month of the year, 3/14 has been designated Pi Day in celebration of the mathematical constant 3.14, or π. 505 more words


Ecuadorian Feast

“Friends with benefits” should include friends that cook. When my friend Jackie entertains, guests are spoiled rotten. Picking up your finished plate will earn you daggers. 135 more words


Traveling Chile, hiking Patagonia

I am only two days returned from my latest trip, a three-week stint through Chile and Costa Rica. Even though I’m drowned by a huddle of deep gray rainclouds in the winter of a New York February, my mind is still lapping up waves on the silky sand of Costa Rica’s beaches, and the rolling hills and refreshing winds of Chile are a not-so-distant memory. 326 more words


Ai, Picanha! : Grilling the Brazilian Prize Cut

My latest BBQ obsession is Brazilian Churrasco (pronounced like SHOE-HASS-KO). I’ve always loved a good ol’ Brazilian BBQ, but churrasco restaurants are pretty limited here in Singapore and not to mention, pricey. 732 more words

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Fast-casual restaurant focuses on freshness

With the abundance of Mexican and Tex-Mex food options around, one local business owner chose to look a bit further south when developing his first original fast-casual dining concept. 58 more words