Eating in a wholesome, sustainable way in this urban metropolis is a challenge. But persist because the rewards are rich. Rest assured you can find a thriving, fresh organic food movement in Buenos Aires. You’ve just got to know where to look.
WHERE TO EAT VEGAN FOOD IN BUENOS AIRES
You don’t eat meat. In fact, you’re vegan. In Buenos Aires? Well, you’d better get used to the laughter. But stop right there. Food choice has come a long way since Lonely Planet labelled Argentina as one of the worst countries in the world for non-meat eating travellers.
WHERE TO GO GLUTEN FREE IN BUENOS AIRES
It can be tough to be in Buenos Aires when you don’t eat gluten. At first it’s possible to live perfectly happily on gluten-free steak and wine but after a few days you’re bound to crave something a little different… You don’t need to miss out when you’re gluten free in BA. You just need this guide.
CLORINDO TESTA: OFTEN A NATION’S HISTORY IS REFLECTED IN ITS BUILDINGS
In the case of Buenos Aires, certain buildings trace one man’s vision through the passage of time. Clorindo Testa, Argentina’s most lauded architect, created some of the city’s most iconic edifices over the course of his 89 years.
ARGENTINA’S SILVER LINING
Daniel Escasany: 40 years of devotion to silver on show.
In a new exhibition, one of Argentina’s most esteemed platero’s (silversmith’s) Daniel Escasany, brings together a collection of his life’s work for the first time. Free and open to the public, it’s the chance to meet the artisan face to face and get in touch with this deep-seated silvery side of Argentine culture.
TOKYO IN BUENOS AIRES
There’s so much more to Japanese food in Buenos Aires than just 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 food) in Argentina.
CAMPANOPOLIS – A MEDIEVAL MARVEL FOUNDED ON A MILLIONAIRES’ DREAM
Trip out to the burbs of BA and wonder at the 1970’s wonky reality built by a terminally ill Argentine businessman who never gave up. Welcome to ‘Campanopolis.’
THE 14 ARGENTINE MOVIES YOU NEED TO WATCH
Argentine film is hot right now. Spanning a range of genres, Argentine film can help you understand the complexities and attractions of the beautiful country of Argentina, the culture – and the language.
TANDIL – READY TO SATISFY YOUR FRESH AIR AND FOODIE NEEDS
Always on the look out for a good city escape – I put my feelers out for something low-key, local and lush to get some fresh air for a few days. When the votes came in – all signs pointed to Tandil, a city nestled on the northern edge of the gently undulating Sierras. Cheese + salami + sierras is Tandil’s magic recipe.
FREEMASONRY AND BUENOS AIRES’ MOST IMPORTANT BUILDINGS
Buenos Aires is known for its varied and often schizophrenic architecture. In the historical centre of the city, numerous buildings have more than a few unifying characteristics; the symbolic flourishes of Freemasonry.