Monthly Archives: October 2018

Trattoria Olivetti, Buenos Aires.

October 2018. We wanted a break from the local staple of beef, and had had a pretty good Italian lunch at Sottovoce two days previous so we went for this street-corner bistro, well-reviewed by a variety of sources. It was in … Continue reading

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Parrilla Don Julio, Buenos Aires.

October 2018. I think we hit the mother lode opting for this steakhouse in a nondescript Buenos Aires neighbourhood. At last we understand Argentina’s claim to fabulous beef, and the physical plant and staff emphasize the carnivore orientation of the … Continue reading

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Chila, Buenos Aires.

October 2018. Here we have one of the top two or three Buenos Aires versions of haute cuisine. It was impressive and like everything else in town well-priced by North American standards. The doors open at 8 PM, apparently closing … Continue reading

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Sottovoce, Buenos Aires.

October 2018. Walking north along Calleo Avenue from its D line subway stop, we passed through a good-quality shopping area and several wonderful old storefront-and-office buildings which had clearly been rich people’s residences in years gone by. To the east … Continue reading

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El Mirasol del Puerto, Buenos Aries.

  September 2018 This was our second day in town. We oriented ourselves to the subway and took it all the way to the downtown end, landing in the civic and tourist centre, Plaza Mayo. Here we saw… tourists. Also … Continue reading

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