Hi, my name is Brian and I’m addicted to choripán. I can remember my first choripán like it was yesterday. I had been shopping for bombillas in La Boca and while looking out at the “splendor” of the Riachuelo I smelled something glorious. I walked toward a barbeque pit like a zombie after fresh flesh [...]
Beef is king in Buenos Aires. Traditionally, Argentines cook their beef, slow and steady over a parrilla (pa-REE-sha, or grill). The unique feature of the Argentine parrilla is the manner in which the meats are cooked. Rather than using ready-made charcoal, asadores(grillmasters) cook their meats over hot coals pulled directly from piles of burning wood. The word asado (ah-SA-doh) not only refers to a large home BBQ prepared for large groups of friends, but also to a cut of meat that the Argentines serve.