It is often said that street food in Buenos Aires is a little lacking compared to some big cities. You will rarely see people eating and walking at the same time, and most porteños will take their coffee break sitting down rather than grabbing a paper cup to go. Yet that doesn’t mean you’ll go hungry. Read on and we’ll help you get the inside track on the best street food around.
Is it a cake? Is it a biscuit? Who cares? An alfajor can combine chocolate, dulce de leche, meringue, coconut, icing sugar, jam and even mousse – it would be an all-encompassing meal if only it had a meaty filling.
Argentina’s borders stretch from Antarctic waters in the south to Iguazú waterfalls amid the subtropical jungles of the northeast. Needless to say, within its boundaries, nearly all known foodstuffs can be grown or pastured, making for a rich cuisine.
My countdown of the 5 best steaks in Buenos Aires… Having lived in London for the past two years, steak has been largely off the menu. It’s not that steak isn’t available in London – it’s just that it’s either poor quality or will cost you a week’s rent. Sometimes both. Imagine my anticipation when my family and I arrived in Buenos Aires, the self-styled steak capital of the world…
As a Brit homesick for Argentina, it is undoubtedly the meat that I miss most (sure, friends and that, but mostly meat). But fear not: London is the place to find Argentinian restaurants that have the similar cuts, the same offal, and the perfect malbec to accompany it.
Although Argentina is known far and wide for its meat dishes, Buenos Aires caters for a variety of different tastes. All types of seafood can now be found in the city, from ceviche to sushi. This post contains our choices of seafood restaurants, stretching across a range of prices and styles.
The Mendoza region has reputation for its wines, and that reputation is growing all the time. Accompanying this are a growing number of venues which are becoming known for their high-quality food, as tourists and Argentines alike come to explore this beautiful area and sample its delights. Below we’ve listed a few of the best, all within reach of the provincial capital.
Tapas restaurants are becoming ever more popular in cities around the world, and Buenos Aires is no exception. There are a number of venues which serve tapas in the city, from traditional forms of preparation to more modern variations. We’ve listed a few of our favourites below.
It may surprise you, but pizza abounds in Buenos Aires. If you love pizza or just want something a bit different to the traditional parilla, then you won’t have to look far. Aficionados, on the other hand, might want to seek out the somewhere a bit special. We’ve put together a list of the best pizza parlours in the city, based on our writers’ recommendations.
Argentina is famous for many things, and not least among these are great wines and delicious food. Thankfully, the two often come hand in hand. This post lists those restaurants in Buenos Aires which serve great food with a fantastic selection of wines.