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 portions. […]
Archives for December 2011
A statue of the crucifixion of Jesus in the colorful town of Purmamarca, Jujuy. Located along the polychromatic Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven-Colored Hill), Purmamarca was conquered by the Spanish in 1594 and is home to one of Argentina’s oldest churches, dating to 1648. The pueblo still lives up to it’s pre-Hispanic name, which […]
The hills around Lake Nahuel Huapi in Bariloche explode with the vibrant colors of wildflowers late into the season.
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 […]