Beyond Sushi: A Real Taste of Tokyo in Buenos Aires

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Original article on Argento’s The Real Argentina  There’s so much more to Japanese food in Buenos Aires than salmon sushi rolls loaded with cream cheese and sweet passion fruit sauce. From udon to shabu-shabu, ramen to gyoza, and okonomiyaki to yakitori, here are some of the best spots for a taste of the real washoku (Japanese […]

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Hot & Steamy Buns: Bao Kitchen Argentina

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There’s a bao revolution going on in Buenos Aires. In the past year pan “chino” al vapor has become an instant hit, creeping its way onto many of the city’s Asian-style restaurant menus. So it’s perfect timing to welcome Bao Kitchen Argentina, a new Taiwanese bistro in Retiro, who knows what’s up when mastering the steamed bun. First things first, what is a […]

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A Totally Biased Guide to the Best Pizza in Buenos Aires

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“YANQUI DE MIERDA GO HOME! VOLVETE AL PAIS DE LOS OBESOS MORBIDOS!!!!!” That was the all caps lock love letter I received a few years ago after mentioning I wasn’t fond of Argentine pizza. Note to self: if you fuck with Argies and their pizza, they take it personally and may threaten your life. Sorry Porteños, you will […]

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Burgers Are the New Black

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Burgers are so much more than the latest food trend, it’s a lifestyle choice. It’s scientifically proven that people are instantly happier while eating an awesome burger, so imagine the edible anti-depressant delight to see the hamburger party train finally make its way to Buenos Aires. In Buenos Aires, burgers are the new black. Following in […]

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Scenes from an Italian ristorante: CHIUSO

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Doppio Zero was one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Buenos Aires. And even though the Las Cañitas pasta den closed its doors last year, the same owners continue the legacy with Chiuso: comforting Italian food starring pastas (both homemade fresh and De Cecco dry), risotti, antipasti, seafood, meat, desserts and great wine. Mariano Akman and […]

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I Got 99 Problems But A Café Ain’t One: The Best Coffee in Buenos Aires

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For a city with such a vibrant café-going culture, Buenos Aires certainly does serve quite a shitty cup of coffee. Burnt poor quality beans that have been sugar roasted and probably made in a machine that hasn’t been cleaned since 1998 tend to totally disappoint those coffee snobs aficionados that long for a cup of the good stuff. But no longer […]

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The New Argentine Bistro: Aramburu Bis

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The food scene in Buenos Aires may be changing, growing, and diversifying, but it’s still rare for a restaurant to spring up that truly excites with an original concept, while also waving the Argentine spirit flag. So often an eating den either has a cool atmosphere or interesting food, but rarely do those two beasts […]

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#MyHomeTownGuide – Buenos Aires Eats For Five Food Occasions

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“What’s the best restaurant in Buenos Aires?” I probably get asked that impossible question at least once a day, and will never be able to answer in a concrete way. It’s like I’ll always be on that endless quest to find the great Buenos Aires edible and drinkable spots. So when asked to create this […]

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DOGG: Getting It On Hot Doggy Style

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It’s time to forever bid farewell to your favorite pancho stand, because a beautiful all beef salchicha has hit the streets of BA. Packed with juicy beef, grilled on the parrilla, nestled inside a pillowy fresh bun and served with a glorious selection of fresh toppings and interesting sauces, all of our long and pink wiener-y hot dog dreams have […]

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Sipan Fusing Things Up The Peru-ponesa Way

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Down the road from the touristic Plaza Serrano turnabout, SIPAN has taken over the bottom level of the Palermitano Hotel, whipping up Peruvian-Japanese fusion delectables. Upscale Peruvian seemed a bit oxymoronic to me. Dropping a hefty centavo on a plate of fancy ceviche just isn’t right when you can get a version just as delicious for half the price at […]

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