Monthly Archives: December 2014

Finally, Some Offal!

As previously mentioned, parillas (essentially grill houses) are a very popular type of restaurant in Buenos Aires. However, while the baker and non-baker had previously eaten in parillas they had not eaten offal at any of these restaurants, a major … Continue reading

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Eating at a Well-Reviewed BA Restaurant (purely by accident)

Today’s plan, since it was Sunday (and much of BA closes on Sundays) was to visit the local outdoor ferria┬áin San Telmo. It was a fascinating scene full of people and vendors, and stretching across numerous city blocks. But, as … Continue reading

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Hierba Buena

The baker and non-baker adore their vegetables (as may be relatively evident to long-time readers of this blog.) They’ve greatly enjoyed the variety and quality of meat available in Buenos Aires, from chorizo to ojo de bife, the flavors have … Continue reading

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Late Night Pizza

As mentioned in the previous few posts, Buenos Aires seems to operate on a slightly different time schedule from a number of other cities. It’s one that allows a 9am start but also encourages people to hang out in cafes … Continue reading

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Eating Armenian in BA

As it turns out, aside from local food traditions, such as parillas, Armenian food is a relatively popular foreign tradition. Thus it was with great anticipation that the non-baker and Baker made their way to Sarkis (the most well-known Armenian … Continue reading

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Helado

It would seem that one cannot discuss Argentina’s food culture without discussing ice cream and its denizens love of it. On every street corner it seems, you’ll find an heladeria. And each has a minimum of three (and so far … Continue reading

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Street food

After visiting the Recoleta, known as the prettiest cemetery in the world, the Baker and non-baker were in want of a snack. But not wanting to sit down for a full meal, they did the next best thing: stopped at … Continue reading

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