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Fine Dining in Mendoza, Argentina

By Salvador Mollys | January 29, 2009

Lisa Swan updates us from Mendoza, Argentina. Last night Sam and I celebrated Christmas by eating at one of the best restaurants in Argentina, Francis Mallman´s 1884, as gift from Sam´s parents. The food, atmosphere, and wine (of course, this being Mendoza) was suburb. We ordered causa once more, thinking it was a dish that…

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Bistec a lo Pobre (or Poor Man´s Steak) in Valparaiso, Chile

By Salvador Mollys | January 13, 2009

Sam Sadle updates us from Valparaiso, Chile. Those who know me well might have heard me say this once or twice, “I’ll have what he’s having.” This is in my opinion the best way to find good food. In this particular case it might have led me to the edge of a heart attack, or…

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Anticuchos in Lima, Peru

By Salvador Mollys | December 22, 2008

Sam Sadle updates us from Lima, Peru. Lima is HUGE. When I say huge, I mean huge. It’s got over eight million people packed into a small strip of desert between the mountains and the Pacific oceans. Its polluted, crowded, chaotic and in many ways exemplifies all the negatives of a major South American city.…

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Salvador Molly's on the Travel Channel

By Salvador Mollys | November 26, 2008

The Travel Channel will be coming to Portland next month and stopping by Salvador Molly’s for some Great Balls of Fire. Adam Richman, the host of their new show Man v. Food, will take the Great Balls of Fire challenge. Want to be part of the action? Stay tuned for more details.

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Salvador Molly’s on the Travel Channel

By Salvador Mollys | November 26, 2008

The Travel Channel will be coming to Portland next month and stopping by Salvador Molly’s for some Great Balls of Fire. Adam Richman, the host of their new show Man v. Food, will take the Great Balls of Fire challenge. Want to be part of the action? Stay tuned for more details.

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Snapshots from Vietnam

By Salvador Mollys | September 5, 2008

Snapshots from VietnamStories, Food and Photos by Anne ParkerSunday, September 14th 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Salvador Molly’s brings you tales from an ex-Portlander, Anne Parker, living in Vietnam. Join us for a two hour visit as Anne demonstrates how to cook several of her favorite dishes, shares colorful photos, interesting stories and answers your…

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Snail, Clams & Crabs Oh My!

By Salvador Mollys | July 3, 2008

Anne Parker updates us from Saigon. I have a favorite place to eat in Saigon. It is a stall that sets up near the Ben Than market around 6pm. It is always full of local people eating clams, snails, crabs and other interesting things including steamed duck embryos (but I have not tried that yet).…

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Snail, Clams & Crabs Oh My!

By Salvador Mollys | July 3, 2008

Anne Parker updates us from Saigon. I have a favorite place to eat in Saigon. It is a stall that sets up near the Ben Than market around 6pm. It is always full of local people eating clams, snails, crabs and other interesting things including steamed duck embryos (but I have not tried that yet).…

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