BUENOS AIRES, BUENA ONDA
1. BEST PASTRAMI SANDWICH EVER.
WHAT: La Crespo
WHY: We ate the best 170gr (!!!!) pastrami sandwich ever here, served with pickles and onion chutney. Ask for take away and eat it in a park, there take out boxes look like a little present.
WHERE: Thames 612, Esquina Vera
Take away bags on our bikes 170 grams of pastrami We took it to the park and ate figs for desert 2. MAGDALENA’S FOOD WHAT: Magdalena’s Party WHY: This is a nice spot for a quick dinner before heading to a party in Palermo. WHERE: Thames 1795, Palermo CHECK: www.magdalenasparty.com 3. BEST HELADO OF BA WHAT: Arkakaò WHY: They have the best pistachio and dulce de leche ice cream in town. WHERE: Quintana 188 and Santa Fe 1257, Recoleta CHECK: www.arkakao.com.ar 4. VEGAN FEAST WHAT: Buenos Aires Verde WHY: This restaurant offers a delicious vegan menu: pear, almond, coffee, cacao, vanilla and bee pollen smoothie, ginger & sesame raw ice cream, raw carrotmayo etc. So hard to choose….. WHERE: Gorriti 5657, Palermo CHECK: www.bsasverde.com The menu This is a quinoa veggie salad with tofy and avocado and heaps of seeds and nuts Dehydrated apple rolls with raw nutmayonaise, mushrooms, alfalfa, cashew cheese, almonds and dehydrated tomatoe. O.M.G. Raw brownie with almond cream for desert. 5. TEA TIME WHAT: Florencio WHY: On a small cobblestone street behind the British Embassy in Recoleta you can find the cutest little café bistro you ever did see. Florencio fits only about 10-15 people with 5 small tables inside and one small table outside on the sidewalk. The menu includes items like sandwiches, tartas, baked goods, pastries – conveniently displayed on a big chalk board, plus specials that change daily. WHERE: Francisco de Vittoria 2363, Baires Recoleta CHECK: www.facebook.com/pages/Florencio-Bistro-Patisserie 6. THE OLDEST CAFE WHAT: La Poesia WHY: This is a lovely traditional cafe. Sit down for a beer and typical ‘picada’s’ WHERE: Chile 502 CHECK: www.cafelapoesia.com.ar 7. THE ART OF ARTISAN FOOD WHAT: Artemisia WHY: A menu full of good, original and vegetarian food, 100% natural and 100% organic. WHERE: José Antonio Cabrera 3877 CHECK: www.artemisiaresto.com.ar The menu We started with different kinds of home baked bread, served with a pumpkin puré, followed by this Greek salad with grilled vegetables, mushrooms and a hummus-tabbouleh filled wrap. Desert was ginger ice-cream with caramelized banana, granola and forest fruits served on a crunchy crepe. 8. PURE & VEGAN WHAT: Almacen Purista WHY: Lovely spot to sit down for a vegan lunch WHERE: Juan Ramírez de Velazco 701, Villa Crespo CHECK: www.almacenpurista.com 9. UNDERGROUND DINING WHAT: Casa Felix WHY: This is the best vegetarian restaurant we’ve ever eaten. Furthermore, they have a lovely garden where dinner is served in summer WHERE: Giribone 947, Chacarita CHECK: www.colectivofelix.com/casa-felix 10. HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS WHAT: Home Hotel WHY: This beautifully designed boutique hotel is worth a stay over. The breakfast is amazing. WHERE: Honduras 5860, Carranza CHECK: www.homebuenosaires.com 11. CHORIPAN WHAT: El Desnivel WHY: This is the best place for a Choripan, the typical sandwich of Buenos Aires. A chorizo sausage served on white bread and garnished with chimichurri (a mix of parsley, garlic, chili, oregano, salt and rosemary). Eat your Choripan with a beer and sit down for some tango on the piazza in San Telmo. WHERE: Calle Defensa 12. PICNIC WHAT: Picnic WHY: Cute little vegan restaurant. Drink their Hazelnut Latte! WHERE: Florida 102 CHECK: www.facebook.com/picnicbuenosaires 13. BEAUTIFUL TANGO, TAKE ME BY THE HAND Hindi Zahra – Beautiful Tango – Remastered WHAT: La Catedral WHY: Lovely cathedral where you can dance and learn tango! WHERE: Sarmiento 4006 CHECK: www.lacatedralclub.com 14. AREVALITO WHAT: Arevalito WHY: This is another cute and vegan restaurant which is definitely worth a visit WHERE: Arévalo 1478 CHECK: www.facebook.com/pages/Arevalito 15. CASA NASCONDITA WHAT: Casa Saltshaker WHY: New Yorker Dan Perlman, an experienced chef and sommelier, serves a five-course meal every Friday and Saturday at his home. The menu is usually loosely themed around an anniversary or event, like we had a mexican inspired menu. Wine can be ordered by the bottle from a short list, but your best bet is to go for the wine-pairing option, where each course is matched with an appropriate wine. WHERE: you’ll find out after you made the reservation CHECK: www.casasaltshaker.com 16. LA HUELLA WHAT: La Huella WHY: This is another cute and vegetarian restaurant which is definitely worth a visit. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Delivery is possible as well. WHERE: Bulnes 892, Almagro CHECK: www.lahuelladelarte.com.ar Check http://www.pinterest.com/cousinelikes/foodguide-buenos-aires/ for our Buenos Aires food guide with map