Category Archives: Restaurants

Pain et Vin

This is a relatively new place in Palermo, run by a couple where she is a sommelier and he a master baker. The focus is all on the bread and it is GOOD! I recommend the BLT sandwich, or the … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday (and Tuesday…)

I have become a little turned off meat from the meat obsession here in Argentina, even though I was already eating very little meat, just a small piece here and there. On Friday I finished two meatless weeks, had some … Continue reading

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Vegetarian resources in Buenos Aires

Of course, meat is a huge part of the cuisine in Argentina. Argentinians consume more beef than maybe any other country in the world. But even here, people are getting more open to healthier, more plant-based eating. We are trying … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: Pad Thai!

When I lived in DC, I loved going to Thai and Vietnamese restaurants. They are probably my favorite cuisines. I don’t know how many times I went to Thai Chef in Dupont Circle; it was just a couple of blocks … Continue reading

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Carlitos the Butcher

I have mentioned Carlitos the Butcher before, when the lovely Mary wrote about him on her blog. His shop was quite a sight, including the old car tyre that she pointed out! But in January he closed the place for … Continue reading

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Table for Two

At this estancia, as in many others, meals are often served at one big table where guests mingle and chat and get to know each other. However, not everyone wants that; especially the Argentine guests prefer to sit by themselves. … Continue reading

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Chocolate shortage

We use a LOT of chocolate in the kitchen here. To make brownies, chocolate mousse, cakes with chocolate and dulce de leche, frozen chocolate desserts, chocolate cakes, to decorate the desserts… As you can imagine, we go through chocolate very … Continue reading

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Mexican food in BsAs

My few attempts at eating Mexican food in Buenos Aires have not been good. Today I walked by this place in Palermo , Flor azteca. Maybe worth a try?

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Astor Bistro

I eat so well in the hotel that I have actually come to feel that eating out in Buenos Aires can be a letdown, that I would rather eat in the hotel! I often think “Hm, I could have eaten … Continue reading

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