Tag: La Boca

Interactive Walking Tour Map of Buenos Aires Restaurants


Granted, any walking tour of eateries requires an impressive predilection for gluttony and a stomach the size of which would, frankly, be a physiological anomaly. The eyes, as the idiom would suggest, are bigger than the tummy – and that’s exactly what this walking tour is: a feast for the eyes from which you can pick from a smorgasbord (a veritable All-You-Can-Eat buffet – a tenedor libre) whatever gastronomic delight takes your fancy.

February 13th, 2013

10 Things to Do in Buenos Aires with Kids

Palermo Zoo

Buenos Aires, the city of tantalising tango, 400g steaks, all-hour partying and captivating history may seem, at first glance to be an adult’s-only destination. But there’s plenty to keep the kids occupied as well. Here are some ideas, from museums and parks to cafés and the zoo…

February 25th, 2011

Argentine National Dishes: Parrilla

Parrilla grill and asadors – Photograph by Kai Hendy

Recently my vegetarian mate Brian came to Argentina – land of the cow – on a ‘meat sabbatical’. OK, that’s not strictly true – he came here to go skiing in Bariloche, but what he discovered in Buenos Aires was so much more enriching, literally: parrillas

October 14th, 2010

Buenos Aires Restaurants and Bars – The Best Places to Eat and Drink

sudestada asian fusion restaurant palermo hollywood buenos aires argentina

Here is a round-up of all my favorite places to eat and drink in Buenos Aires, Argentina. These top restaurants, cafes and bars are in all the best locations and barrios around the city, and they range from hip and stylish to traditional and authentic. With the map and listings below, any visitor to Buenos Aires can have the ultimate culinary experience of Argentina and explore all the types of cuisine on offer. Get in to the hottest new places on the BA scene, and find your way to the hidden delights that only locals know about…

May 28th, 2010

Living in Buenos Aires: Barrio by Barrio

San Telmo blue silver market

Turn a corner in Buenos Aires and you could arrive in a completely different neighbourhood, a different vibe, and different look. Cross Avenida del Libertador from plush Recoleta to Retiro train station and you’ll move from mansions and embassies to the hugger-mugger of street stalls, pastry sellers, cut-price asados and fake football shirts. Here is a guide to the main barrios (neighbourhoods) of Buenos Aires, each totally distinct…

February 26th, 2010

La Boca vs River Plate – Argentina’s Football Passion


The sky turns white with torn newspaper. The clattering of drums heightens. Machines blast out blue and yellow smoke. “Ole, ole, ole, ole” 40,000 of the world’s nosiest fans scream. They bounce – the shaking stadium is felt more than two miles away. Many have their shirts off in the heat and are swinging them around their heads. The horn section can be heard through the melee. And the fans continue singing: “Soy de Boca/cada dia te quiero mas”, I’m Boca/everyday I love you more. Boca Juniors have just appeared from the tunnel…