Yanqui Mike

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Yanqui Mike
"Food, politics, and the politics of food in Buenos Aires and Argentina at www.yanquimike.com.ar!"
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  • FIFA is FUN 3 months ago Oh, my!  Speaking as your typical Unitedstatesian soccer fan, I LOVE THE WORLD CUP ...then I pay ZERO attention to futbol for 4 years.  Even then, I never knew anything about soccer until my first World Cup which I discovered here in Argentina in 2006.Ever since then, it's been torture for me to...
  • Chicken-fried Bife 3 months ago There comes a time when you have to grab the beef by the loins and face the situation!Bad news: Long gone are the days of flavor-packed grass fed Argentine beef being worth price of the airline ticket.  Today's "pride of the pampas" beef is indistinguishable from feedlot beef from the US or...
  • Your Salad Lunches Are Killing American Leather 2 months ago  "Diets and droughts have made cattle hide more expensive, creating a leather shoelace crisis"This is exactly what happened to the leather industry in Argentina after our drought in 2008-9.(From Bloomberg)...
  • Argentine Cheeses: Are We Getting Someplace? 3 months ago Could the supreme deliciousness of grass-fed Argentine beef have stunted the urge for other flavorful foods here?  Now that it's gone ...could foodie-culture flourish?My darling wife and I were strolling las callecitas de Buenos Aires today on a few errands ...and we found ourselves in the San...
  • Recipe Time at Yanqui Mike: BABAGANOUSH! 3 months ago (Originally posted January 31, 2011)I thought that I´d written about this before ...but apparently not.  This is great, tho, for anybody who makes great big wood fires!After a big asado down on the ranch, there´s always a bunch of coals left over.  What a shame to let them go to waste!So...

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Dierdre Black
05:55 AM August 02, 2014

hey, YM.....hope you're checking this one, regularly. Please, contact me about expat voting and more. Dince you're no longer in FB, am working your blogspots. Left my mail, here. Sincerely, db

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