Our guidebooks talk about all kinds of scams that can happen in Argentina. Cab drivers give out counterfeit bills, thieves wait at ATM machines, pick pockets throw mustard on your shoe. So far none of these things have come even close to happening. The only scam so far, has been the old “this matambre steak … Continue reading
We spent our last night in Buenos Aires at the same restaurant we went to the first night. Here’s what we’ve learned in a month in Buenos Aires. 10:30 is a good time to go out for dinner. Midnight is not. They were done for the night, but still seated us. Our Spanish still needs … Continue reading
When I decided to eat all the edible parts of the cow, I really didn’t think it would be that hard. I am a big eater and like almost everything. I can count on one hand the foods I dislike. I assumed with the cow eating there would be parts that sounded gross and things … Continue reading
After three weeks in Buenos Aires I’m finally getting slightly tired of Argentinian food. Not dulce de leche, I could never tire of that. but steaks in general. The beauty of beef is Buenos Aires is, the butcher will take a “bife de lomo” steak and grind it into ground beef for you. And, he … Continue reading
Instead of a parilla (Argentinian BBQ place) we went to our favorite restaurant, Annette. Since we’ve only been here about a week, it doesn’t take much to become our favorite. One good glass of malbec and a dulce de leche dessert and you move to the top of our list.