|Steaks are meant for sharing; condiments are inspiring.|
La Cabrera parilla in BA.
|Hearts of palm and tomato salad at parilla in BA.|
Sliced tomatoes-add a sprinkle of salt and grind or two from the pepper mill
Coleslaw- ask for your cabbage lightly tossed with the slaw dressing.
Baked potato-whether white or sweet, a half is usually the right size portion since steak places buy huge spuds.
Steamed Vegetables- a squeeze of fresh lemon is all you need.
Sautéed Spinach and mushrooms – ask the kitchen to go light on the butter or oil
Steak sauce- no fat, 15 calories per tablespoon.
Chimichurri sauce- olive oil based, 50 calories per tablespoon.
Mashed potatoes- some recipes are so high in fat they’re more like potato ice cream!
Potato au gratin – any food followed by “au gratin” means it’s loaded with cheese.
Creamed Spinach- rich tasting for a reason; heavy cream and butter often involved.
Onion rings-deep fat fried and the size of CD case. Share an order per table.
Béarnaise / Hollandaise- cream and butter based, 70 calories per tablespoon.
|Selection of wines at Buenos Aires Airport is Excellente!|
|Argentina here I come! I'll be back in October 2011!|