Kevin Vaughn

Please Feed Kevin | Obrador Las Damas

At first glance, a plate of curled orange strands of kabocha squash is as simple as the restaurant that contains it. On a non-descript corner, a light ...

Please Feed Kevin | Dame Independencia

In our Dame series, resident fatty and food writer Kevin Vaughn rounds up three of his favorites for a particular theme. In celebration of Independen...

Please Feed Kevin | Via 71

Most of my family is profoundly surprised by the way my life has taken shape. I was, for more than half of my life, an extremely picky eater. My childhood aver...

Please Feed Kevin | Ulúa

Cecina is a thinly sliced meat marinated in warm lard and dried underneath the pounding dessert sun typically associated with the town of Yecapixtla in the Sou...

Please Feed Kevin | El Gauchito

The humble empanada is both the source of incredible joy and overwhelming anxiety. Trying a new spot is like being launched into space: what is waiting for me ...

Please Feed Kevin | Revisiting Menenga

It has been almost a year exactly since the first time I visited and reviewed Menenga, a fresh take on the old cantina in the middle of Caballito. I have revis...

Please Feed Kevin | Dame Pollo Frito

In our Dame series, resident fatty and food writer Kevin Vaughn rounds up three of his favorites for a particular dish and revisits them, giving us a chance to...

Please Feed Kevin | Fortín Salteño

A half a dozen empanadas zoom past my face on hollowed out wooden platters: curled comfortably into circles like a cat nap or twisted and tied like Wednesday A...

Please Feed Kevin | Mi Chiclayanita

Seco de carne is a powerful dish, almost omnipotent. It is cooked to fill your gut to the point of explosion. The rest is a choose-your-own-adventure: opt for ...
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Kevin Vaughn

Food Columnist

Kevin Vaughn is a professional eater by way of California who has been living and working in Buenos Aires for the last decade. His stories about Buenos Aires food culture have appeared in Munchies, Remezcla, Savoteur and The New Worlder. He also runs MASA, a Mexican influenced pop-up, and Devour Buenos Aires, a customizable tour service for curious travelers.