Empanada Contenders: Piqueos

Piqueos is a South American restaurant on Rathdowne Street in Carlton North.

Inspired by their travels through Peru and Argentina, the team have put together a menu of all things delicious in both regional and street dishes that best represent these two countries.

The best bit?

It pairs so well with Malbec.

Piqueos brings their empanada goodness to Melbourne, will they take one of THE GOLDEN EMPANADA trophies?!

Meet Piqueos:

Tell us about your experience with Malbec

My blood is of the Malbec variety.

piqueos2I would do anything for Malbec, but I won’t do…

it without an empanada.

Aside from steak, what would you cook to go with Malbec?

Beef short ribs, provolone cheese and empanadas.

Where do you go for the most authentic Argentinean experience in Melbourne?

Piqueos.
(We sense a bit of bias here… hey, no judgement)

piqueos3Where do you go for the most authentic Argentinean experience in Sydney?

Porteño.

What do you drink when no one is watching?

Sauvignon Blanc

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