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Along for the Ride

If you read Washington Post reporter Joshua Partlow’s play-by-play of last week’s taxi adventure, you already know that the voyage to Tía Margarita had an unfortunate ending. Despite the crowd gathered on the sidewalk, the aroma of fried calamari that greeted us when we walked in, the sight of fresh ...

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Alberto & the Crazy Crepe Guy

12:00pm: You are standing at the corner of San Juan and Boedo, one of the most famous intersections in Buenos Aires. Across the street, tourists snap pictures of the Esquina Homero Manzi, the now famous cafe where tango composer Homero Manzi wrote “Sur,” an ode to his adopted neighborhood on ...

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The Little Pigs

I scanned the menu and suppressed my alarm. Twelve laminated, leather-bound pages sang the praises of dishes that spanned the globe and defied the season: Asian stir fry, homemade pasta prepared forty ways, caprese salad, Moroccan-style chicken in curry cream, and salmon crepes with pink sauce to match. Los Chanchitos ...

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