October 02, 2015

Best Estancias near Buenos Aires

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Just outside the city of Buenos Aires there are acres and acres of flat fields, which is home to Argentina Estancia traditions. This wild, untouched land of the pampas is a great place for eco-tourism adventures, for learning about the daily lives of the gauchos, to participate in all the works carried out in the Estancias, such as cattle marking, cow milking, cattle handling, sheep shearing and horse taming, horseback riding, hunting, fishing and other sports like Polo.

Many of the estancias offer their guests all of the amenities found in luxury hotels, but in the tranquility of a rural setting. While some estancias are known more for their horseback riding activities and facilities, others are famous for their Polo exhibitions.
 




Estancias play a huge part in Argentina's culture, economy and history. In the early days these establishments were responsible for making Argentina one of the biggest meat and grain producers in the world. They are large farms which are spread over extensive areas, often 10,000 hectares. Estancias in the southern South American grasslands, the pampas, have historically been estates used to raise livestock (cattle or sheep) estate.

 
These enormous ranches dotted the entire countryside and are to this day where the best steaks in the world come from. For Argentines, superlative beef is not just a pastime but a national obsession, with more than 50 different cuts of meat that are offered in many restaurants.
Estancias also give tourists a rare opportunity to stay as a guest at a working ranch and to experience the unique gaucho culture in a tranquil and beautiful setting of untamed countryside. Most estancias are over two hundred years old and still maintain a daily way of life that is firmly grounded in traditional practices and values. Many are restored colonial houses, and each is unique.
 
 

Estancias and the life of the Gaucho are entwined

Estancias also are known for their excellent cooking, especially when it comes to barbeque, which usually means fresh local meats of lamb and beef with vegetables from the garden. Some chefs may even let you in on their recipes. It is also common to see a group of people at a fire playing the guitar in the evenings. If you know Spanish and can hold a tune, expect to be asked to join in!
Gauchos, much like the American Cowboy, have become a national icon, their lives retold in stories and legends. However, what passes for myth in the United States is very much reality in Argentina. Today they are still very much an integral part of the working estancia. Also like the cowboys, gauchos are master horsemen. It is typical to see a jaw-dropping taming or a horse show arranged in many towns on a daily basis, as well as impromptu ones staged out in the fields during the cattle drives.
 

 

What to Expect on your Estancia Visit
 
While some are known more for their horseback riding activities and facilities, all estancias invite guests to experience their unique culture. You'll get a giant-sized taste of asado, traditional Argentine barbeque, empanadas (stuffed bread or pastry) and plenty of other local specialties, which often include dishes for which Argentina is not as well known for such as finest freshwater fish offerings.

The typical Argentine estancia is a mansion in a combination of French, English, or colonial architectural styles, with the main residence usually having been converted to receive guests. These elegant and historic buildings overlook vast expanses of countryside where cattle, sheep, goats, and horses graze.
 
 
Every estancia has its own special character and history; we offer several alternatives in excellent estancias to spend a day in the Pampas countryside see the vastness of the land and learn about the traditions and activities of these working estates. 

 
 

Specialized Estancias: Horseback Riding and Showmanship
 
Some estancias specialize in breeding horses and offer ideal conditions for travelers wanting the ultimate horseback riding vacation. Ranging from beginner to expert levels, these ranches usually offer guided trail rides, polo lessons, and a chance to ride along with the gauchos as they go about their daily ranch activities. There are even a few that will let small groups of guests take on roles almost to the point of being a gaucho for a week or more. At the other extreme, some ranches also have their own tack shops and will outfit a guest in gaucho apparel and equipment whether he or she ever rides a horse. Those estancias that cater more to serious riders tend to be located to the north and far south of Buenos Aires while dude ranches can be found on the outskirts of almost all major cities in Argentina.
 
Estancia located near San Antonio de Areco Town
 
Learn more about San Antonio de Areco
Other estancias, while offering horseback riding for guests, also have regularly scheduled events on site that demonstrate the unique skill of the estancia's gauchos. On these ranches, a visitor usually will see gauchos displaying their world-class horsemanship as they break a young horse or display showmanship of their considerable equestrian talents.
 


 Finding an Estancia near Buenos Aires

For many visitors, a trip to Argentina means a stay in and around Buenos Aires. For those looking for equestrian showmanship or opportunities to soak up the estancia culture without the need to test their horseback riding skills, there are dozens of locations within an hour's drive west and southeast of the city.

For a more complete visit, you can stay for a number of days in the acres and acres of the rolling fields known as the Pampas, arguably the true home of Argentina's estancia traditions.

Contact our experienced Travel Advisors and share your thoughts with them. Taking your preferences into account, they will help you plan your visit to the Estancia that will meet your expectations.

 

July 08, 2015

San Antonio de Areco: On the Trail of the Gauchos

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Gauchos Parade at El Ombu de Areco 
 San Antonio de Areco is one of the delightful towns closest to Buenos Aires that provides visitors a sense of gaucho tradition. San Antonio de Areco is nearly 70 miles northwest of the Argentine Pampas Region. It’s a great 1½-hour day trip by car from Buenos Aires—or the perfect jumping-off point for those who choose to visit at a nearby estancia, or a traditional large rural ranch and estate.

The town’s only real sights are a couple of museums, the most important of which is the Museo Gauchesco Ricardo Güiraldes. But what really makes Areco memorable is the harmonious architectural character of the town’s centre: all cobbled streets and faded Italianate and colonial facades punctuated by elaborate wrought-iron grilles and delicately arching lamps. There are also some excellent artisans working in the town in talleres (workshops). Weaving and leatherwork are well represented, but the silversmiths are the highlight.



The must-visit place is Centro Cultural y Taller Draghi, named for the famed silversmith Juan José Draghi, who called both President Bushes and Ronald Reagan clients. The museum is dedicated to the man who revived silversmithing in Argentina. You should see the historic collection of astonishingly detailed belt buckles, knives and containers for making yerba mate tea. It costs 50 pesos to get in to the museum and workshop areas; admission includes a short film on gaucho culture featuring an interview with Mr. Draghi himself (with English subtitles), and a look at the workers fulfilling custom orders that come in from around the world.
Of their work bench, silver pieces and gold are born; trails, knives and matés are used by neighbors of san Antonio de Areco, it glimpsed a personal, new and different style. This fact doesn't escape to visitors that arrive to the district of Areco: who begin to converge assiduously to their shop with special orders: candlesticks, marks, alhajeros, pitchers, cutleries, machetes ( gaucho knives) etc.


The machete (or gaucho knife) is a tool made by former gauchos , native to the pampas. Besides being a cutting element as a working tool , it is used to kill animals and remove the skin of the animals , make thongs and leather working , woodworking , etc. , used by the gaucho in their crafts. He has also developed as a weapon of self defense style for protection in such Pampan regions. Along with his poncho and his horse form the best alliance to fend off possible attacks , using it as their own very particular laws and philosophies as in some Western martial arts.
Gaucho Boots made with horse feet rawhide. 
San Antonio de Areco, the national capital of gaucho traditions, hosts the annual Fiesta de la Tradición, the country’s most important festival celebrating pampas culture.( This year will take place on November 7th and 8th). Despite its modest promotion as a tourist destination, playing on its appealing setting by the banks of the tranquil Río Areco, the town has retained a surprisingly genuine feel. You may not find Areco full of galloping gauchos outside festival week, but you still have a good chance of spotting estancia workers on horseback, sporting traditional berets and rakishly knotted scarves, or of coming across paisanos propping up the bar of a traditional boliche establishment.




Annual Tradition Day Festivities in Areco

The festival, during which gauchos who still actually work in the fields and those who have desk jobs but keep their skills (and knives) sharp in their spare time, participate in parades, giant cookouts and demonstrations of horse-riding skills.
Areco has a prestigious literary connection: the town was the setting for Ricardo Güiraldes’ Argentine classic Don Segundo Sombra (1926), a novel that was influential in changing the image of the gaucho from that of an undesirable outlaw to a symbol of national values.

Famous Gaucho: Don Segundo Sombra

Just behind Fierro in terms of recognition and fame is Don Segundo Sombra, a fictional character and protagonist of one of Ricardo Güiraldes’ novels written in 1929. Don Segundo has a mythical aura around him and represents in many ways the ideal gaucho as seen by those in search of symbols of Argentine national identity at the start of the 20th century. He is strong, elegant and honest but as his name indicates he has a sombre, lonesome side to him.

Don Segundo Sombra 

The gaucho is a legendary figure of Argentine society, a rebel reminiscent of ‘Che’. His elegance is supposedly inherited from the Spanish conquistadores and his freedom is intrinsically linked to the symbol of the country’s pampas.

Gauchos, the Argentine version of the cowboy, had their heyday in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but much of the culture, from horseback riding to silversmithing to bringing your own knife to dinner, still survives and stirs national pride.  His elegance is supposedly inherited from the Spanish conquistadores and his freedom is intrinsically linked to the symbol of the country’s pampa.
In 1866, an English rancher by the name of Wilfred Latham wrote: “I cannot conceive of anything more exhilarating than a gallop across the plains.... a cloudless sky of deep azure, an atmosphere marvelously light and pure communicating a sense of indescribable buoyancy and pleasurable existence – a soft breeze flowing, as it were, over the vast plain, boundless as an ocean – contribute to engender an irresistible feeling of joy.”

Ricardo Guiraldes Museum in Areco Town.

Ricardo Guiraldes Museum

It takes the name of Ricardo Güiraldes to honor the novel Don Segundo Sombra, published in 1926. Definitely worth a visit - recommend a guided tour as it is very interesting to find out some of the stories behind the artefacts. Entry is free. Everything related to the life and work of this remarkable writer is on display there. Visitors will learn about the life, customs and routine of the countryside people from their origins until today.

Pulperias
The “pulperia” (grocery store) was until the early twentieth century the typical commercial establishment of the various regions of Latin finding widespread from Central America to the southern cone countries. Its origin dates back to the XVI century, and provided everything then was indispensable for everyday life: food, beverages, candles (candles or candles), coal, medicines, textiles and others.
It was also the social center of the humble and middle classes of the population, there characters typical of each region would gather to talk and see what’s new. The “pulperias” were places where you could drink alcohol, cockfights were held, were playing dice, card games, etc..
The main square has La Esquina de Merti on a corner and this is a pulperia (a former grocery and bar) that has been converted into a restaurant, but with all the old, genuine interior and items from its former function. There is seating outsdie and inside, but eat inside to appreciate the full experience. We highly recommend baked meat empanadas and a “picada”.

Preparing the "picada" - Salame - 

Picadas, which are consumed at home or in bars, cafés, "cafetines" and "bodegones" are also popular; they consist of an ensemble of plates containing cubes of cheese (typically from Mar del Plata or Chubut), pieces of salame, olives in brine, french fries, maníes (peanuts), etc.; picadas are eaten accompanied by an alcoholic beverage ("fernet", beer, wine with soda, to give some common examples).


In San Antonio de Areco we invite you to discover:

         Almacén Los Principios (Moreno y Mitre)
         Bar San Martin (Moreno y Alvear)
         Boliche de Bessonart (Segundo Sombra y Zapiola)
         El Mitre (Mitre y Alsina)
         La Vuelta de Gato (Camino R. Güiraldes, frente al museo)
         El Tokio (Mitre y Arellano)
         La Esquina de Merti (Arellano y Mitre)
         La Pulperia de Areco (Bolivar 66)

Areco’s traditional gaucho atmosphere extends to the surrounding area, where you will find some of Argentina’s most famous estancias, offering a luxurious accommodation alternative to staying in Areco itself.
Estancia La Bamba - near Areco Town.
If you don’t feel like planning your own itinerary, we will happily coordinate your visit to Areco and arrange your estancia stay. For further information, please contact us.


July 06, 2015

Best Argentine Chefs

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Gonzalo Aramburu 


 Gonzalo Aramburu

Found behind a shabby unmarked door in San Telmo district, Aramburu is an ambitious tasting-menu-only restaurant that sees traditional Argentine dishes and ingredients reinterpreted using molecular gastronomy techniques. The protagonist is chef patron Gonzalo Aramburu, an alumnus of some of the best kitchens in Europe including Restaurante Martín Berasategui in Spain and Joël Robuchon’s erstwhile Jamin in Paris.

Dining here is imaginative and fun: guests are encouraged to sear their own shrimp on a hot stone, create edible watercolours and even garnish the plates. The kitchen is fully open and chefs regularly interact with the dining room, bringing out dishes and finishing plates tableside. Proceedings start with a selection of high-impact bites and small plates but Aramburu knows he will ultimately be judged on his skill with meat. He certainly impresses with his famed bife de chorizo (strip steak) and suckling pig with chocolate and pear puree.

Tuesdays through Saturdays; from 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
Aramburu: Salta 1050. http://www.arambururesto.com.ar/home.html

Smoky Forest - Aramburu - San Telmo 

Fernando Rivarola

At El Baqueano in San Telmo, Rivarola has created a menu that includes lots of things you don’t expect to find anywhere—carpaccio of llama, caiman dumplings, chinchilla, etc.—and omits one thing you expect to find everywhere—beef. By (mostly) limiting himself to indigenous products, each prepared and presented without gimmickry, Rivarola won a reputation as of the country’s most original chefs.

El Baqueano: Chile 499, San Telmo; www.elbaqueano.com

Appetizer - El Baqueano 


Leandro Cristóbal

With his skewed baseball cap, inked limbs, and skater drawl, Cristóbal looks and sounds like a 40-year-old Justin Bieber. At Café San Juan, he even has his mom working the till and pouring the wine. But there’s nothing casual about Cristóbal’s cooking. Start with his famous rabbit pâté, move on to the juicy rib-eye and leave room for chocolate mousse or lychee ice-cream. Reservations are essential.

Café San Juan: Avenida San Juan 450, San Telmo. Phone Lumber: 4300-1112.



Francis Mallmann

Argentine chef Francis Mallman combines his prestigious French culinary background with traditional Patagonian fire and earth cooking methods to create sensational dining experiences.
One part Oscar Wilde, one part Charlie Trotter and one part unique; Mallmann is probably Argentina’s best-known living chef. At Patagonia Sur, the Buenos Aires branch of his empire, you can try sophisticated versions of local comfort food: humita (creamed corn) with crispy ham, tenderloin with crushed potatoes, wobbly flan with dulce de leche...
Patagonia Sur: http://www.restaurantepatagoniasur.com; Rocha 801 esquina Pedro de Mendoza – La Boca.

Patagonia Sur - Francis Malmann's Restaurant in Buenos Aires 

Pablo Massey

As a disciple of Francis Mallmann, Pablo stands out for his versatile cuisine, combining elements both classical and modern, rustic and refined. After training internationally in the finest restaurants, as well as creating dining spaces and original products in the Buenos Aires culinary scene, Massey has returned to his childhood neighborhood, Palermo Chico.
In the intimate setting of Casa Cavia, he sets out to kindle the flames of what he calls, “the most ancient of human pleasures: satiating hunger and thirst.”
Casa Cavia: Cavia 2985, Palermo. www.casacavia.com



Dante Liporace

The renowned chef, Dante Liporace, of great international standing (Maskana, Las Margas Spain together with Pedro Subijana, elBulli on two occasions, chosen as Argentine representative before Girona and Mistura Gastronomic Forum, among others) inaugurated Tarquino restaurant.

One dish you’ll never forget is his “Provolone pizza,” in which the heaviest of Buenos Aires staples is transformed into something as light as dandelion petals. Ask ahead if you want to try Liporace’s brilliant “Sequence of the Cow,” a nine-course homage to the heifer that takes you from nose to tail.

Tarquino: http://www.tarquinorestaurante.com.ar/


Pizza Foam with Parmesano Reggiano by Dante Liporace 


Soledad Nardelli

Chila Restaurant - In our opinion, the best restaurant of Puerto Madero.

If one dish exemplifies New Argentine Cuisine’s approach to tradition, it’s Soledad Nardelli’s souffle de dulce de leche: the sweet brown gloop that fuels every Argentine childhood quite literally raised to a new level. At Chila, Nardelli’s smart restaurant in Puerto Madero, you can also try Patagonian scallops, trout, and lamb; Mendozan pears; quinoa from Jujuy and duck from the Pampas. The menu is a love letter to Argentina’s regions, and to their bounty.

Chila: Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 1160, Phone: +54 11 4343-6067. www.chilaweb.com.ar




German Martitegui

Tegui, named after head chef Germán Martitegui, has been named one of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants. According to a New York Times review in 2010, Mr. Martitegui wanted Tegui to be under the radar. “I think people need to be hidden. That was the idea with this place.” he said adding that he had not advertised, relying solely on word of mouth. Reservations are highly recommended.

Once inside, a plush bar complete with comfy sofas erases the somewhat gritty first impression. If seated toward the back of the main rectangular dining room, (the narrow space seats only 45) you may be able to see the impressive kitchen at work. The dining room decor is black and white lit by large lamp posts.

The service is timed very well, directed by the chief waiter, and all courses arrive at the right time. You can choose from the menu or order the wine tasting ten course menu.

 The minimalist menu (5 choices for starters and entrees) featured Mediterranean-style seafood dishes. Whatever you order, prepare for an excellent dining experience.


Tegui: www.tegui.com.ar; Costa Rica 5852.



Culinary Tours of Buenos Aires.

The intention of our tours is to show that real, Porteño cuisine is not only delicious, but quite approachable as well. The tours combine eating wonderful Argentine food and a walking tour of Buenos Aires best neighborhoods. We hope that you join us so that we can show you what makes this country and this city so special.

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July 05, 2015

Top Restaurants in Buenos Aires 2015

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Grilled Lomo with Chimichurri Sauce - Elena Restaurant 
The steak is great, of course, but Argentina's capital also has atmospheric local pizza joints, fine-dining and Latin fusion restaurants. We round up the best places to eat out.

A fresh breed of chef is taking Argentina's national cuisine to new heights, as seen when the country scooped 15 entries on the Latin America 50 Best restaurant list. But at the other end of the culinary scale, travellers should not miss the classicparrillas (steakhouses) that have served the same menu for generations – huge slabs of steak, thick-cut chips, and cheap red wine topped up with soda water. If you love big slabs of meat La Cabrera, La Lechuza, La Brigada and Lo de Jesuss hould be on your list.

But for a mix of experiences, read on. This list brings together not just the best steak and fine-dining establishments, but also some of the best experiential choices, from supper clubs to pizza joints, offering an alternative slice of the city's increasingly diverse food scene. And be sure to let us know your own favourites, in the comments section below. Note that all prices are in pesos, but at the official conversion rate. Travellers working to the parallel "blue rate" get much more food for their money.

I Latina - Appetizer - Ceviche with avocado and goat cheese

I Latina, Villa Crespo

This relative newcomer began as a puerta cerrada (closed-door restaurant) in Palermo and then word quickly spread, encouraging them to get more permanent premises. The three siblings behind it hail from Colombia, but their food draws on influences from all across South America. A sample menu might include white-corn arepas (flatbread) with anise, pork braised in coffee and sugar cane, and avocado and aguardiente ice-cream.

• Murillo 725, +54 11 4857 9095, ilatinabuenosaires.com; Open for dinner only, reservation required.

Avocado icecream, pop corn and aguardiente. 

La Bourgogne, Recoleta
“Just… excellent”



French cooking in Argentina? How much do Argentines know about French cooking? But actually, Argentina has always been very receptive to French influences in terms of everything from fashion to intellectual currents, especially during the first half of the 1900’s (but even today), as France was considered the center of cosmopolitanism and culture. Somehow, then, it seems fitting that the supposedly “best” restaurant would be French, given France’s influence on the growth of Argentine culture. Moreover, La Bourgogne is run by a true Frenchman ( Jean Paul Boundoux ) and is given accolades for its unmatched quality of food year after year, so it has a reputation for consistent excellence. Each and every dish, each is outstanding, which is all the more surprising because each is so unique and is inspired by a different cuisine, really showing the depth of the restaurant’s culinary expertise.

Dessert at La Bourgogne - Dessert Tasting Party

The service is exceptional, as it excelled in nearly every way, from the promptness to the professionalism to the friendliness and finally to the care taken to guarantee that everything is going well. 

La Bourgogne, Avenida Alvear 1851; Phone: +541148082100, labourgogne@alvear.com.ar

Osaka 

Another Peruvian import, Osaka is nevertheless one of the best - if not the best - place to get Japanese food in Buenos Aires. It specialises in raw fish dishes, serving fresh sushi and sashimi alongside Peruvian ceviche, and the two contrasting cuisines of Japan and South America infuse and inform each other in innovative ways: ceviche is available flavoured with wasabi cream or sesame oil, and salmon nigiri comes with passion fruit.
Osaka, Soler 5608, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +541147756964

Elena


Never one to rest on its laurels, The FS Buenos Aires has just completed an impressive 40 million dollar renovation. Embracing the roots of long–held Buenos Aires traditions, a theme of polo and porteño decadence now runs cohesively throughout the hotel. As for eating, the Four Seasons Buenos Aires has toned down the formality, and now offers two distinct restaurants. Elena (named for Elena Peña Unzué, the bride who was presented La Mansión as a wedding gift in the 1920s), is rooted in the ways of the Argentinian family kitchen — slightly bustling, yet comfortable and energetic. The abundant hotel breakfast takes place here, open–kitchen style. Elena is spacious, and offers fresh takes on traditional Argentine foods, important in the hotel's new embrace of Argentine traditions. A spiral staircase leads up to a balcony level perfect for private dinners or events, and the wine cellar offers an impressive offering of local wines.


ELENA selection; Kobe Bresaola, Cured Duck Breast, Camembert Cheese, Aged Cheddar Cheese
  Elena 
  Posadas 1086/88, Buenos Aires; Phone: +54 11 4321 1628

Chila, Puerto Madero

From the moment we were greeted at the sleek front door until we exited with satisfied grins we were treated like royalty by the staff. They were continuously warm, welcoming, polite and made the greatest effort to see that we were comfortable throughout the meal, including introducing the menu in English for my parents who barely know how to say ‘Hola’. The smallest details are taken care of in Chila; the atmospheric lighting, the chic furniture, the table modern settings, the lavish flowers and the amazing open windows revealing a stunning river view, all screamed exclusive. Even though ambiance, comfort and service are all exceptionally beneficial to the overall concept of a restaurant, the most important element will always be what you put in your mouth.

The head chef of Chila is the wildly talented and young Maria Soledad Nardelli, rather a well-known chef here in Buenos Aires for her television show on the Gourmet channel. Her menu changes regularly and always pushes the boundaries of experimentation with colour, texture and flavour and is never your average Argentinean scrum, in fact a lot of the dishes are influenced by French cuisine. The portions are small but all presented with such passion and beautiful precision that you might believe you are looking at a piece of artwork.

Address: Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 1160, C1107AAX Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Phone: :+54 11 4343-6067

Tarquino - Pizza comes in foam form served in a Martini glass;

Tarquino, Recoleta

The Michelin-star system doesn't stretch to Argentina, but what you do find is chefs who have perfected their skills alongside some of the world's greatest, and then come back to put a spin on their national cuisine. Dante Liporace is one such shining light, having completed stint under Ferran Adrià at el Bulli. Liporace now heads this relatively new restaurant, in a converted colonial mansion at luxury hotel Hub Porteño. You enter through an opulent hallway, with walls of white marble, before coming to a contrasting galpón (outhouse), with a fig tree growing through its middle. Dishes found on the playful, seven-course tasting menu could include deconstructed pizza or a molecular take on Argentina's beloved flan. See also: Paraje Arevalo, El Baqueano and Aramburu .
• Rodríguez Peña 1967, tarquinorestaurante.com.ar. 



Tegui

From the outside, Tegui is low-profile: just a graffiti-covered wall and almost-blank door amidst the showier restaurants of Palermo. Within, however, is a sophisticated and modern restaurant that blends chef Germán Martitegui’s experience of Mediterranean food with more basic Argentine fare. The intricate, fixed price menu shifts weekly with the season of its ingredients, though dishes will reappear in time: it has served, for instance, cow-brain pie with prosciutto, or tuna in an almond gazpacho.
Tegui, Costa Rica 5852, Buenos Aires, Argentina, +541152913333




Floreria Atlantico, Recoleta

This is another choice for night owls (if you're not a night person, you may be in the wrong city). It is currently BA's hippest cocktail bar and you find it by entering a "secret" doorway at the back of a potently scented flower shop, which is open late into the night and has a sideline in selling vinyl records – obviously. A gimmick? You'll dispel all cynicism once you taste the quality of the cocktails. The drinks at this sophisticated, low-lit speakeasy are clearly the mainstay here (the cocktail list takes you around the world), but there is also a fine food menu. Most plates are made for sharing, including a plate known as "Atlantic beasts", featuring langoustines, oysters and prawns.
• Arroyo 872, +54 11 4313 6093, floreriaatlantico.com.ar.

Floreria Atlantico 
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