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Winter in Buenos Aires

26 May 2014 / in Argentine Culture

While summer is just starting in the Northern Hemisphere, here in Buenos Aires winter is upon us!  A common question asked by our food tour clients is what the winter is like in the city.  It’s all relative, but for me it’s extremely pleasant.  Buenos Aires is not a tropical city, so it does get […]

The Best Chivito in Colonia, Uruguay

If you take a side-trip from Argentina to Uruguay, a must try food is the chivito sandwich, the national dish of Uruguay.  The sandwich is made up of a thin piece of steak, cheese, tomatoes, mayonnaise, ham, a fried egg and often other ingredients including roasted peppers, olives, criolla sauce and mushrooms.  To make it […]

Parrilla Tour featured in Get Lost Magazine

30 Mar 2014 / in Press

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Where to find the best coffee in Buenos Aires

18 Mar 2014 / in buenos aires restaurants

Buenos Aires is famous for its café culture.  Cafes here are full all day long with Porteños catching up with friends over a coffee and maybe a few medialunas.  The peak hour in cafes is in the late afternoon when people typically have a merienda, a small snack often consisting of coffee or tea and […]

Best Pasta Restaurants in Buenos Aires

05 Feb 2014 / in buenos aires restaurants

As we’ve previously written about, Argentina is highly influenced by Italy.  A huge percentage of the population are descendants of Italian immigrants, and the food, culture, language and traditions are proof of this.  A few months ago we told you about some of our favorite Italian restaurants in Buenos Aires, but here is a list […]

Overly Touristy Attractions in Buenos Aires and Our Recommended Alternatives!

08 Jan 2014 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

In any city there are certain areas and attractions that you probably don’t visit on a regular basis if you live there, but are seen as must-do’s when visiting the city.  I recently had some out of town friends visiting and spent a few days touring the city with them and visiting all the tourist […]

We Recommend– Biking Buenos Aires

04 Dec 2013 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

Buenos Aires is a huge city, with so much to see, do and eat!  Besides doing one of our food tours to get oriented about the cuisine and dining customs of Argentina, another activity that I think every visitor to Buenos Aires must do, is a city tour.  There are countless options for doing a […]

Where to Try Mate in Buenos Aires

Mate (pronounced ma-tay) is a traditional drink of Argentina.  It is an herbal infusion that tastes most similar to bitter green tea.  If you visit Buenos Aires you will most likely see people walking around with thermoses full of hot water and a mate, the cup you use to drink the tea from.  Clients on […]

I Latina – A can’t miss restaurant in Buenos Aires

25 Oct 2013 / in buenos aires restaurants

Last night I had one of the best dining experiences of my life.  I woke up this morning thinking I had to tell everyone about I Latina, a Latin closed door restaurant here in Buenos Aires.  This was my third time at I Latina, but they’ve improved on what I already thought was a spectacular […]

Top 5 Buenos Aires Surprises

Many of our food tour clients are visiting Buenos Aires for their first time, and are surprised about certain parts of the city when they arrive.  Luckily most visitors fall in love with Buenos Aires and are already planning their return before they leave, but here are the top 5 surprises about Buenos Aires we […]