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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best Buenos Aires City Tours

26 Jun 2013 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

Buenos Aires is an enormous city with centuries of history.  If you only have a few days here it can be a bit overwhelming since there is so much to see and do.  Similar to our steakhouse food tours, we think the best way to discover Buenos Aires is to do it with a local, […]

Best Wine Shops in Buenos Aires

20 May 2013 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

A bottle of a great Argentine wine makes a good gift or souvenir to bring home. A common questions we get from clients on our food tour here in Buenos Aires is where they can purchase a few bottles to take home and share with friends and family while telling them all about eating the […]

The Best Neighborhoods of Buenos Aires to stay in

06 May 2013 / in Argentina Tourism

One of my favorite things about Buenos Aires is that the city has so many unique neighborhoods (barrios), each with its own style and vibe.  Officially the city has 48 separate neighborhoods, with the largest in size and population being the ever-popular Palermo, and the smallest being the oldest part of the city, San Telmo.  […]

Things to do in the morning in Buenos Aires

02 May 2013 / in Argentina Tourism

One of the most common comments about Buenos Aires we get from clients on our food tour is how surprised they are about how nocturnal the city is, especially during the weekends!  Without a doubt the city does get going later than many North American or European cities, leaving early risers wondering what they can […]

Top Souvenirs from Argentina for Food Lovers

As cliché as it sounds, we would agree that the best souvenir from any trip is good memories and a fun time, however sometimes it’s nice to bring home something meaningful to remember the trip or to give to friends and family.  Since Buenos Aires has a rich food and wine culture there are several […]

Tigre: A fun and relaxing daytrip from Buenos Aires

11 Mar 2013 / in Argentina Tourism, Things to do

Buenos Aires is an incredible city, full of great culture, dining, museums, shopping, and nightlife.  Like any big city though, it can get a bit chaotic and loud at times, which is why many of our clients on our food tours decide to take a side trip or two to escape it’s quilombo (local slang […]