Posts Tagged with "Restaurant"

Travel cage match: Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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Travel cage match:  Santiago, Chile vs. Buenos Aires, Argentina (part 1: Food)

If you're new here, you may want to start with Our Consulting Problem and maybe our FAQ and if you like what you see you should totally subscribe to receive new posts via RSS or email in the box on the top right. Thanks for visiting! 2 cities enter.  One city leaves. Will it be [...]

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 2)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 2)

Our vacation from a vacation from a vacation in San Pedro continues – here’s what we did days 3 and 4, as well as our thoughts on a few restaurants and hotels in San Pedro.  (P.S. Day 4 includes the most incredible natural landscape we’ve ever seen . . . and we get around.)  If [...]

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Where to eat in Buenos Aires: A few of our favorite BA restaurants

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

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Where to eat in Buenos Aires: A few of our favorite BA restaurants

Now that we’re settled into Santiago, it’s time for some reflection on our favorite places to eat in Buenos Aires.  While we may have mentioned from time to time that the food choices in Buenos Aires can be a bit repetitive (cycling through the 5 major food groups), there are definitely some amazing places to [...]

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Trip report: Wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina

Sunday, July 25, 2010

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Trip report:  Wine tasting in Mendoza, Argentina

We decided to use Ashley’s visit as an excuse to go wine tasting in Mendoza (the top wine-producing region in Argentina, especially known for its malbecs).  We only had 2 1/2 days there before heading to Santiago, but we really enjoyed it – here’s a quick trip report: Wine tasting: Choices, choices, choices! There are [...]

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How to have dinner in Argentina: A photo essay in 15 steps

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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How to have dinner in Argentina:  A photo essay in 15 steps

The perfect dinner in Buenos Aires can be achieved by following these 15 easy steps: (El Estrebe is our favorite parilla in Buenos Aires) (Provoleta is one of the best food inventions in the world) (If you’re curious about how they run an airline, check out Aerolineas Argentina) I’m not kidding:  How to take your [...]

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Definitely NOT one of the 5 major food groups

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Definitely NOT one of the 5 major food groups

Ever had tripe stew? No? Oh, how I wish I could say the same. Suffering from a cold last week, a hot bowl of stew sounded good for lunch, so after class we headed to Cumana, a legendary Buenos Aires restaurant known for its empanadas and stews. Their menu lists ~10 different homemade stews. We had [...]

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Our first tango show (and lessons!)

Sunday, March 21, 2010

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Our first tango show (and lessons!)

To mark our one-week anniversary as porteños, we decided to get our first exposure to the sensual dance that started right here in Buenos Aires – tango.  Our language school recommended Complejo Tango (which offers an evening of “lessons”, dinner and a show for ~US$60/person), so we got all dressed up and headed out across [...]

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