Part 1. We are still chasing summer here in South America and trying our darndest to save some coin so we can indulge at the ever impressive fruit stands that we come across. I’m merely stressing how good fruits are and that you should consume them wherever you live! Here, watermelon is in abundance. I think I appreciate it more now than I did when I was a youth growing up in foggy San Francisco. Nearly everywhere we’ve been, its been amazing. Tip for choosing watermelon: G...Read more
While in Argentina I realized that there wasn’t much variety when it came to food. BBQ’s with meat and intestines coupled with french fries and salad was what most restaurants served. So it was a relief to find Florentino in Mendoza. Luckily Tio Roy from our “ Mate Con Tio Roy” vide...Read more
Next stop the most dangerous road in the world!!!
About five years ago, I discovered the tea “yerba mate,” known to me back then as a South American treat. At first taste, the earthy, dirt flavor of the tea wasn’t charming, but I liked bitter so, therefore, I liked yerba mate. As years progressed, I became more and more accustomed to this tea. However, I knew there was something missing… that is, until I came to Argentina.
On the subway in BA, I’d see people ho...Read more
Back in SF, Bruce and I would climb at the rock climbing gym, Mission Cliffs. While on the road, we’ve missed our beloved climbing gym. Somehow, our climbing friends have always managed to visit us on our travels.
On New Year’s Eve, we bumped into our friend, Roy, by accident. Roy happened to be in Mendoza visiting his family fo...Read more
When Bruce and I were back in SF, we linked up with Smitten Ice Cream because of a referral from my friend Patrick Stern. Pat told me that Smitten made ice cream to order, which I thought was impossible.
The next day, I had my first ice cream at Smitten. Like always, I had...Read more
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