Top Baja California bars and restaurants

(Decanter) Drive from Southern California to Baja for a Mexican adventure, with recommendations on where to drink or dine from Sorrel Moseley-Williams… ‘Baja’s abundant larder is also drawing in innovative chefs who’ve turned the region into Mexico’s most exciting foodie hub,’ said Sorrel Moseley-Williams. ‘Rich Pacific pickings include bluefin tuna and oysters from Bahía Falsa, and […]

Buenos Aires: An Insider’s Guide

(Luxury Defined) In Buenos Aires, Belle Epoque façades rub shoulders with brutalist architecture and glass-fronted skyscrapers; traditional tango and opera are enjoyed alongside electronic cumbia; and porteños (locals) have a seemingly insatiable thirst for rib eye, Malbec, and socializing—preferably at the same time, and usually until the small hours. Some describe the city as “New York lite.” Throw in a […]

Absolute Argentina

(CNN Create) My complete CNN Create Argentina multimedia diary: Buenos Aires querido according to Fabián Martínez Siccardi, the flavours and textures of Mendoza with Pablo Del Rio, cattle herding and rural lifestyle in Córdoba. Those gaucho clips! I watch back these videos, re-contemplate my words and hear my own passion, and my heart sings. If you ever wondered why […]

Guillermo González Beristáin discusses kid goat, dark beer and relocating Pangea

(The World’s 50 Best) Guillermo González Beristáin has been named as this year’s Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award winner in Latin America, reflecting the popular chef-restaurateur’s enduring impact on the region’s gastronomy. Cutting his teeth in the US and Europe in his early 20s, González Beristáin always planned to put Mexican cuisine on the map. Over two […]

Cartagena de Indias: How to spend a weekend on Colombia’s Caribbean coast

(The Independent) An historic 16th-century port city nestled alongside the Caribbean Sea, it’s no secret that Cartagena de Indias (commonly known as Cartagena) is one of Colombia’s prettiest jewels. Come for the old town’s stunning Unesco World Heritage Site’s colonial architecture, stay for the tropical islands and eternal summer weather. While the cobbled streets and […]

Buenos Aires: a city tasting tour with Germán Martitegui

(Fine Dining Lovers) This year, Buenos Aires is basking in the glory as Ibero-American Academy’s gastronomy culture city. And with good reason. While porteños (BA’s residents) almost never tire of socialising with steak, new culinary arrivals have helped set the scene alight: you can easily enjoy Peruvian ceviche, southeast Asian curries, Korean barbecue and contemporary Israeli meze, supported by to-be-expected Italian, Spanish […]