Monday, September 1, 2014

12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More

Don’t know the medialuna from chocotorta? This guide to Argentine desserts is here to help!Medialunas The… [more]

12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More 12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More

Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum

Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another site of interest that is saturated with… [more]

Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum

El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is the home to Argentina’s largest national fine art collection.Situated… [more]

El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires

Libros del Pasaje — A Hip, Cozy Bookstore & Cafe

If you’re looking for a cozy spot to relax or nourish the brain after a wild night of partying in Buenos… [more]

Libros del Pasaje — A Hip, Cozy Bookstore & Cafe Libros del Pasaje — A Hip, Cozy Bookstore & Cafe

The Old Patagonian Express Today

The Old Patagonian Express is advertised as 'a journey through the landscape and time.' The train ride… [more]

The Old Patagonian Express Today The Old Patagonian Express Today

Day Trips from B.A.

Gualeguaychú Travel Information Gualeguaychú Travel Information

Carnival takes place in Gualeguaychú from the beginning of January... 


Tigre Attractions & Things to Do Tigre Attractions & Things to Do

Tranquil, quaint and slow-paced, Buenos Aires’ favorite day-trip... 


How to Get to Tigre from Buenos Aires How to Get to Tigre from Buenos Aires

There are two trains, a couple of buses and a commuter boat... 


Tigre’s Delta — Island Architecture, Film & Eco-Projects Tigre’s Delta — Island Architecture, Film & Eco-Projects

Tigre town and the River Delta’s islands are no longer just... 


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Culture

12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More 12 Argentine Desserts: Alfajores, Medialunas & More

Don’t know the medialuna from chocotorta? This guide to Argentine... 


Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum

Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another... 


Telos: History & Myths of Argentine Sex Hotels Telos: History & Myths of Argentine Sex Hotels

Typical telo customers   The range of Argentine sex hotels... 


Getting it on Argentina – Telos, a National Institution Getting it on Argentina – Telos, a National Institution

Sex Hotels Legal, non-taboo and as much a part of Argentine daily... 


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Restaurants

Gijón — Authentic Spanish Fare in Monserrat Gijón — Authentic Spanish Fare in Monserrat

If you’re looking for Spanish food in a unpretentious bodegón de barrio try Gijón in the oft overlooked the Monserrat neighborhood, right next door to San Telmo. With brash lighting, a boisterous family atmosphere and borderline rude but efficient Galician waiters (including the owner, José), Gijón delivers good food, cheap house wine and abundant... [Read more of this review]


Brunch in Baires — A Plea…Heeded Brunch in Baires — A Plea…Heeded

Sundays in Buenos Aires are sacred days reserved for food, family and fun. Locals linger at asados, drink mate in the park or stroll along the Costanera Sur. Although just a few years ago ‘brunch’ was a foreign concept in Argentina, the meal where breakfast and lunch collide has finally made it to Buenos Aires — mostly thanks to the vast expat... [Read more of this review]


El Obrero — A Working Man’s BBQ in La Boca El Obrero — A Working Man’s BBQ in La Boca

For straight-up Argentine beef and pasta dishes in La Boca, El Obrero (‘the working man’) is a classic cantina with a grimy charm. This place hasn’t changed much since it opened in 1954, aside from photos of the numerous celebrities who have dined here through the years, including Susan Sarandon, Francis Ford Coppola, Manu Chau, Bono and El Obrero... [Read more of this review]


La Carretería—Andean Cuisine in the Little Blue House La Carretería—Andean Cuisine in the Little Blue House

La Carretería is a delightful neighborhood cantina serving up northern Argentine cuisine in San Telmo’s Parque Lezama area. The Andean fare served here originates from Argentina’s northern Jujuy province. Featured are corn-based dishes including humitas and tamales, sweet corn paste filled with meat or cheese and wrapped up in cornhusks like little... [Read more of this review]


La Cantina Francesa — Gourmet Fast Food La Cantina Francesa — Gourmet Fast Food

La Cantina Francesa is a buffet-style eatery in Microcentro which manages to serve up fast and easy lunches without compromising on quality. Many restaurants, bars and cafes downtown struggle to find the right balance between serving up decent food, and getting it out quickly for busy office types and travelers on the go. Argentina’s dining culture... [Read more of this review]


Chifa Man-San: San Telmo’s Chinese-Peruvian Greasy Spoon Chifa Man-San: San Telmo’s Chinese-Peruvian Greasy Spoon

Chifa Man-San, a Peruvian-Chinese restaurant is an enduring budget favorite, serendipitously located on Perú Street in San Telmo. Here you’ll dine among Peruvian families, foreigners on a shoestring and artisans from the San Telmo Street Fair having a bite to eat after a day selling their wares. The word ‘Chifa’ comes from the Mandarin ‘chi1... [Read more of this review]


Abuela Pan — A Cozy Vegetarian Lunch Spot in a Historic House Abuela Pan — A Cozy Vegetarian Lunch Spot in a Historic House

Before settling in at San Telmo’s popular La Poesía for a cup of coffee, grab a bite to eat at Abuela Pan, a charming vegetarian restaurant easily overlooked by those wandering past. This health food restaurant and bakery has managed to draw in a steady crowd of hungry Argentines for the last twelve years, despite being in the world’s carnivore... [Read more of this review]


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