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Afternoon Tea at the Alvear Palace Hotel

Afternoon Tea At Buenos Aires’ Elite Alvear Palace Hotel     Buenos Aires’ Alvear Palace Hotel is really something. It is worth even just popping in to take a look around, but I think the best way to experience the Alvear as guest without a room key is to attend the property’s fanciful Afternoon Tea. I scheduled tea time with some friends to celebrate my birthday this past May. The service was impeccable, the fare stellar and the setting about […]

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Eating a Path Through Di Bruno Bros in Philly

In my opinion, there is nothing better than the 4 p.m. snack, or merienda, as Karina would call it in Buenos Aires. And when sitting down to this merienda, the only thing I want to see (and come to think of it, the only thing I ever crave, period) is cured meats and strong cheeses with an assortment of bread and crackers and maybe some grapes, so I don’t get scurvy. So naturally, I caught the overwhelming scent of tender prosciutto […]

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