Grass Fed Beef the Argentine Way

There is a beautiful stillness and simplicity to this episode.  The handsome young cattle rancher (farmer?) is articulate and straight forward.  After watching it you wonder why we would raise cows in any other way.

Once they start to carve the beef that has been slowly cooked by an open fire and place the thick fatty slabs in between simple white buns….well even if you don’t give a damn about sustainability and cattle farming this last few minutes of family and friends sitting around the fire and eating this amazing looking beef is well worth watching.

All I can think about now is where can I go for lunch that serves Argentine beef!

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I'm a self taught cook with a dedication to buying and eating food that is as humanely and sustainably raised as possible. Which is why in addition to recipes you will see a lot of environmental/political reporting here. I started cooking when I was about 6, it's something I always loved to do. Watching Graham Kerr - aka "The Galloping Gourmet" - was what got me started and I have never really looked back. Over the years I've been a private chef, a caterer, and a food stylist for magazines such as Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Real Simple, Oprah, Martha Stewart's Everyday Food and many more. I've also worked in the prep kitchen for the Food Network on the Bobby Flay and Paula Deen shows. Now I work at home in my kitchen sharing with you here recipes that I create or that other people have created that inspire me and I think you will like. I love my neighborhood (the Lower East Side of Manhattan) and I love to travel. Because NYC is such a big place I tend to focus mostly on my 'hood and the ones that are close by: The East Village, Bowery, Chinatown and Williamsburg. My love of travel has no limits really, I'm always ready to get on a plane. I was lucky enough to have a business for many years that allowed me to spend a lot of time in South East Asia. These days I've been spending time in Mexico, Germany, Canada and the West Coast of the U.S., but check back you never know where I might end up. I do consulting, cooking classes, and freelance lifestyle writing so if you are interested please send me a note: urbanfoodguy@gmail.com
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  1. Pingback: Steak and Potatoes with a Side of Chimichurra | Urbanfoodguy

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