Kevin Vaughn

Calm the F*** Down, Hamburgerman

It was a warm summer night in 2013 the first time that I stood in a line of thirty people to order a Mexican Burger. A cheeseburger with jalapenos wasn’t the an...

Please Feed Kevin | Corte Comedor

Take One: Although typically we’d like to give a spot a few tries before writing our review, budgets are tight (hi, Macrisis!) and we don’t ask for freebies. ‘T...

Please Feed Kevin | Los Chanchitos

The waiter spots me from across the room and makes a B line for the table. I am the only one seated at a mesa for eight and feel like I'm shrinking as he inches...

Please Feed Kevin | Tintoreria Yafuso

Take One: Although typically we'd like to give a spot a few tries before writing our review, budgets are tight (hi, Macrisis!) and we don't ask for freebies. 'T...

Please Feed Kevin | El Molino Dorado

A flash of fluorescent white light summons us to El Molino Dorado. Like a magnet, it guides us down a particularly dark street on the south end of Almagro. Its ...

Please Feed Kevin | Burgertify

Mammoth-sized cheeseburgers floating in zero gravity bounce around a set of glossy television screens. Cheese melts downward and hangs onto the caramelized patt...

Please Feed Kevin | Miriam

The waitress slides over and names off a set of dishes that I don't quite catch. Cómo cómo, I reply frantically. She repeats: chuño, chairo and&n...

Please Feed Kevin | RAWA

Any casual connossieur of Peruvian cuisine can order a papa a la huacaina or know that seco de carne is the only lunch special worth ordering. Die-hard fans, tr...

Please Feed Kevin | La Ale

A sign on the front door written in speedy magic marker reads, “Kitchen Assistant Wanted. Peruvians Only.” I grab a seat by the door and the waitress slinks ove...

Please Feed Kevin | Caracol de Amor

Finding a good Chinese restaurant in Buenos Aires is no easy feat—not only because they are outnumbered by hundreds of rotiserias tossing up the same two dozen ...

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, Whetstone, Life & Thyme and Remezcla, as well as MATAMBRE, his fanzine about the sociopolitics of food in Argentina. He also runs MASA, a Mexican influenced pop-up, and Devour Buenos Aires, a customizable tour service for curious travelers.

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