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    Quick and Easy Argentine Locro Recipe

    Chances are, if you have visited Argentina, you've tasted the dish known as Locro. But what exactly is it? Well, it's a hot and hearty white corn based soup that Argentines celebrate as a national dish. It's delicious and perfect for cold weather as the temperatures start to drop. The soup is also unique because it carries on the legacy of ancient Incan dining concepts, which is interesting considering the fact that much of Argentine cuisine Read more
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    Argentina Recipes: Chimichurri Sauce

    Argentines are big, and I mean big, fans of asados. Asados are basically barbecues on steroids; lots of people, lots of meat and probably lots to drink! This is an all-day event, where you can't just pop in for an hour or two. You will arrive early and leave late, with your stomach bursting with happiness (and meat). [caption id="attachment_1910" align="aligncenter" width="657"] The Asador Preparing the Parilla[/caption] And while Read more
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    Argentina Food: Fancy Restaurants vs Bodegones

    Wondering about Argentina Food? You could eat a horse? Let’s figure out where! Eating is a huge part of Argentina's culture. As a matter of fact, most gatherings, meetings and encounters will include food. One doesn’t just drink coffee, one also has to have a croissant with it or a piece of cake, with beer, you'll always have  peanuts. Where there’s drinking, there will be eating as well. Bodegones are the perfect example for this. Read more
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    Best Destinations in Argentina for Foodies

    If you travel to Argentina on vacation, you’re assuming the risk of feeling, more than once, like you’re going to explode after a copious (and delicious) meal. It is said that many tourists are seen asking for the check while they drag themselves across the floor of the best restaurants, like the Latino version of The Walking Dead. Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but it goes without saying that one of the main reasons to choose this Read more
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    The Argentine Pizza Frank Sinatra Fell in Love with

    Looking for Argentina food information and the best way to satisfy your hungry soul?  In Buenos Aires there are more pizzerias per capita than any other city in the world—our Italian blood is to blame for sure! Argentine pizza has a unique and strong personality, its overflowing cheesy style has nothing to do with its Italian cousin. Why both flour relatives grew up differently? There is a historic reason. At the time of the Great Read more
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    The ‘Secret’ Closed Door Restaurants of Buenos Aires

    Imagine walking into a stranger’s home and sitting down for dinner. And rather than being pushed out by the residents, being treated like royalty and served a full course meal instead. Sounds weird, right? But this is a typical culinary experience in Buenos Aires. Known as "Restaurant  A puertas cerradas" ‘the closed-door restaurants’, there are chefs interspersed throughout the city who will willingly make an elaborate and delicious Read more
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    4 Fool-Proof Ways to Grill Like An Argentinian

    Have you tried Argentina food? Want to Grill Like An Argentinian? You see, having a flare on the grill is one way to master barbecuing. Loosing up your culture and ride on with something new. From a country rich in flavors, tastes, eating like kings and playing with food colors, you want to explore the Argentinian style right at home. Don’t stress over varying menus anymore or waste time cooking different dishes. Make it an Argentina Read more
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    5 Ways Christmas in Argentina is Unique

    Spending Christmas away from home is almost always unique one way or another. For those of us dreaming of a white Christmas, it may be customary to imagine snow on the ground, a warm fire, and spending quality time with family. While for others, a magical Christmas could mean travelling to tropical locations to escape the bitter cold and trade it in for a cool cocktail and some well-deserved R&R. For those of us finding that we may be Read more
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    Must-try Foods on Your Trip to Salta

    It goes without saying that one of the top reasons to visit Argentina is its rich and exquisite gastronomy. If you choose to travel fifteen hundred kilometers northwest from Buenos Aires to visit a place like Salta, the food will definitely be a decisive factor, as it is known all around the country for its unique, nourishing and tasty variety of ingredients. Here is a thorough selection of dishes you must try on your trip to Salta, (which is Read more
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    The Sweetest Patagonia Town: Chocolate in Bariloche

    A trip to Bariloche always includes fantastic views of rivers and mountains, outdoor adventure sports, and limitless crystal clear lakes. However, that isn’t all this charming town in Patagonia has to offer! Visitors have an additional sweet surprise waiting for them in Bariloche: CHOCOLATE. Bariloche is considered the home of chocolate in Argentina. Take a walk through downtown Bariloche on Mitre Avenue, better known as the “Avenue of Read more
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    Independence Day Celebrations: 4th of July vs. 9th of July

    Parades, parties and patriotism---three common words that come into all of our minds when we think of Independence Day!  America and Argentina may share these Independence Day sentiments, as well as the same month of celebration, but the festivities in the two countries have a few cultural differences. Let’s take a look at the three traditions that make their celebrations different: 1. Family Affair vs. Communal Read more
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    Traditions in Argentina: Eating Gnocchi on the 29th

    Did you know that in Argentina, on the 29th of every month, it’s customary for everyone to eat gnocchi? To top it off, if you place a bill or coin underneath your gnocchi plate while you eat, it’s said to bring you good luck. This Argentine custom has been a tradition since the first wave of Italian immigrants migrated to the country in 1814. Interestingly, Argentina is home to the largest group of Italian immigrants in the world. So Read more