This Is Why You’re Fat: Spring Edition

This Is Why You’re Fat: Spring Edition

Summer is finally here, and even though the world didn’t end, I’m still eating like there’s no tomorrow.  Spring was filled with food fairs, chef stalking, bar hoppings, educational cocktail courses, urban gardens, computers breaking, hamburger discoveries and lots of Toddy cookies. Here’s a recap of the good, the bad and the butt ugly of my favorite time of the Buenos Aires jacarandá year.So there was this little food fair November 16 – 18 that you might have heard about called Masticar. Organized by the ACELGA organization (an org of chefs, cooks and restauranteurs) who teamed up with the government’s ‘get healthy’ campaign, Masticar marked a very historic day in the Argentine gastronomic scene. In a country that now has the highest rate of child obesity in Latin America, Masticar aimed to raise awareness to promote healthier, more conscience eating, highlighting local products that are affordable. The fair had some pretty BOMB food available, made fresh from the celeb chefs themselves. Some of Argentina’s biggest rock stars in the culinary world played a starring role, and I got the chance to get up close and personal at the press event. Culinary boners popping left and right, I was totally starstruck by the amount of cooking talent in one room.

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