If there’s one Argentinean custom that’s bound to give new arrivals in Buenos Aires a ‘wtf?’ moment, it’s the insane popularity of Fernet + Coke as the go-to mixed drink … Read More
Argentine Beer: Have a Pint or Three
The world of beer drinkers can be easily divided ‘in twain’ (which is just a fancy way of saying ‘in two,’ but I like to keep things interesting). In the … Read More
The 5 Best Parrillas in Buenos Aires
Italy, France, India and Thailand are world famous for their cuisines, but Argentina is world famous for its buttery, tender, melt-in-your-mouth steak. And where does one find this food of … Read More
Closed-Door Restaurants of Buenos Aires
Closed-door restaurants, a.k.a. restaurantes a puertas cerradas, are big in Buenos Aires. Never heard of them? What closed-door restaurants do is to blur the line between restaurants and dinner parties. … Read More
5 Foods You Might Miss in Buenos Aires and Where to Find Them!
There’s no denying that food is central to our existence, and not just in the sense that you die if you don’t eat it! For many of us, eating great … Read More
Empanadas in Buenos Aires…Try to Eat Only One!
Empanadas are a funny thing. I had eaten my fair share of hand-holdable meat pies and pasties before setting foot on the southern part of this fair continent. So the … Read More
Empanadas for Delivery in Buenos Aires – Order Online!
One thing that could be difficult when you are in Buenos Aires is trying to get some food delivered to your home when your Spanish isn’t quite up to par … Read More
What is Everyone Drinking?! It’s Mate!
Everyone knows that Buenos Aires is a city of tango dancers, steak eaters and red wine drinkers, but its grand obsession with the infused drink ‘mate’ doesn’t rate much of … Read More
The Five Best Cuts of Beef in Argentina
Beef. Buenos Aires. Asados. Parrillas. Beef. Steak. Argentina. Parrilladas. BEEF. Like the other members of Argentina’s ‘triple threat’ of cultural customs (tango, mate, wine), the words ‘beef’ and ‘Argentina’ form … Read More
An Introductory Guide to the Wine of Argentina
Being a happy expat means focusing on the good things that your new home has to offer. For Argentina there’s a pretty well-defined and obvious list of ‘good things,’ and … Read More