Childhood Summers

Memories of family holidays in Argentina in the 90s The seaside resort of Mar del Plata, a five-hour drive south of Buenos Aires, has been my family’s summer favorite destination for decades. Every year, we enjoyed two weeks of unbridled summer vacation fun before returning to school in March, the beginning of autumn in the… Continue reading Childhood Summers


In Defense of Chimichurri

One item on the menu catches my eye: flank steak with Argentinean chimichurri sauce and rosemary potatoes. It evokes the flavors of my home country. I’m happy that I can taste them here in Texas. When I order the steak, our young server start to explain what chimichurri is: a sauce blah blah. “Oh, I… Continue reading In Defense of Chimichurri