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Dining in Argentina is more complex than it is credited. Regions in the northwest of the country offer traditional Andean fare. Major cities, such as Buenos Aires, offer tastes of the traditional with empanadas and alfajores, as well as Argentina's famous steaks, and a globalized mix of fusion cuisine.
  1. Recipes from Argentina
  2. Recipes from Argentina

Cluny
Going strong since its opening in May of 2004, Cluny has become one of the top spots for elegant dinners and relaxed lunching with friends. Foodie and blogger, Vina Rathbone offers up delicious descriptions for this restaurant located in the heart of Buenos Aires' hip barrio, Palermo Soho.

Asian-Argentine fusion Restaurant: Mun
Asian-Argentine fusion Restaurant: "Mun" at Casarena Bodega & Vinedos in Mendoza

Popular Restaurants in Buenos Aires
The bustling city vibe, busy traveler's schedule, and spare breakfasts in Buenos Aires all make for a grand dinner-time appetite. Luckily, Argentines love to eat and have many restaurants to prove it. Here is a listing of restaurants popular with locals and travelers alike.

Parrillada Mixta - Recipes and Variations
The mixed barbecue, or parrillada mixta, is a well known site in Argentina and other South American countries. Meat and more meat can be found on fancy grills or even street side metal contraptions enjoyed by family and friends. Chicken and seafood can also be found in the mix.

El Tejano - BBQ and Sides
Riding on the popularity of his hot sauce brand El Tejano, entrepreneur Larry Rogers is taking advantage of Argentina's famed beef by offering up a closed-door, Texas-style BBQ Feast in the Heart of Buenos Aires. It's only on Friday nights - so get your spot at the barbeque quick.

Locro
Locro is a delicious stew found in the northern region of Argentina.

Argentine cuisine
Just like many countries, Argentina has certain cuisine that is nostalgic to its citizen's hearts and dear to their stomachs. Discussion of common and regional food favorites, other foods and beverages and popular menu choices.

Humitas
A mix of cornmeal, cheese, and spices humitas are a delicious and gooey treat.

Buenos Aires Foodies
You can find foodies everywhere, even in Buenos Aires. This blog is run by people who are constantly on the hunt for a delicious meal or treat and want to tell you all about it.

Asado
Argentina is the largest consumer of beef per capital than any other country in the world. The asado, a traditional event of cooking meat, is a mainstay of the Argentine culture.

Cocina Sunae
One of the trail-blazers in the popular Buenos Aires puerta cerrada (closed door) restaurant scene, Cocina Sunae offers fresh, Southeast-Asian cuisine. Started in 2009, Christina Sunae's fresh mix of seafood and exotic flavors have been enticing tourists and locals alike.

La Pascana
La Pascana in the Palermo offers up a traditional Argentine treats with a few surprises.

Baraka Resaurant – Family Recipes, Sufi Heart
Baraka restaurant in Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires has a terrific and easy going vibe to compliment its breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.

La Pascana
La Pascana in the Palermo offers up a traditional Argentine menu of pizza, pasta, and meats. However, the quality of their dishes and unique empanada options keep locals and tourists coming to fill up the restaurant for lunch and dinner.

Argentina Cooking Classes
Guest Author - the Travel Chica - Stephanie, gives an over view of a class at Argentina Cooking Classes, a hands on cooking class where students get to make locro, empanadas, and alfajores.

Fernet
Fernet

Buenos Aires Delivery
Filed under: makes life easier, Buenos Aires Delivery is a bilingual website that makes ordering food for delivery super easy.

Max's Supper Club - An Arty Closed Door Restaurant
Max's Supper Club is one of the many closed door restaurants that have popped up in Buenos Aires. He offers a delightful five-course meal, paired with wines, and interesting conversation in the artful setting of the arts organization, Juanele's, headquarters.

Pachamama Resto - Northern Argentina Food
Pachamama Resto is a new restaurant in the chic Palermo area of Buenos Aires that offers traditional northern Argentina food. Find out about the treats offered up at this cozy, traditional spot in the middle of the city.

Guides to Parillas in Buenos Aires
Parilla, simply, is the word for a steak house. Argentina has the world's second highest consumption rate of beef, at 55 kg a year per capita. Given this taste for carne, it is no surprise that there are many parillas in Buenos Aires and beyond. Use these guides to help you find the best one.

La Rosadita Fondue - Palermo
La Rosadita offers cheese, oil, chocolate, and dulce de leche fondues from their two locations in Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood.

Kentucky Pizza – Buenos Aires Pizza Joint
Kentucky Pizza has been serving exceptional pizza in Buenos Aires since 1942 at all times of day and night. Find out about its signature item: the famed fugazzeta.

Submarino
Buenos Aires has many different cafes and most offer up Buenos Aires' version of sweet hot chocolate - the submarino.

Casa Saltshaker
Casa Saltshaker is a closed door restaurant in Buenos Aires that offers a five course gourmet meal, paired with wine, in his home. Every menu is different, depending on available ingredients, and coupled with excellent conversation in the intimate setting which serves only ten diners. Reservations are required.

10 Things Beer Lovers Can Do in Argentina
10 Things Beer Lovers Can Do in Argentina

Casa Mun
Casa Mun - Asian Closed Door Restaurant

Dulce de Leche
Dulce de leche is a staple in many sweets found in Latina and South America, particularly in Argentina.

Max's Supper Club
Max's Supper Club is a closed door restaurant located in the the Recoleta barrio of Buenos Aires that offers an evening of art, gourmet dining, artistry, and conversation. Set inside the graffiti filled walls at the headquarters of Juanele AR, Chef Max Paarlberg has an ever changing menu based off of a theme such as kid's food, science fiction,...

Alfajores
Alfajores are ever present in Argentina. The sweet cookie sandwiches come in many varieties wrapped and in the candy section of convenience stores, just baked and displayed in pastry shop windows, or on menus in cafes.

Francis Mallmann - Argentina's Firey Chef
Francis Mallmann is one of the most famous chefs in South America. After years of serving French haute cuisine to wealthy Argentines, Mallmann was drawn back to his Patagonian roots - where fire and ash are preferred over polished steel and propane. Find out more about Mallmann's techniques, books, and restaurants.

1884
A review of 1884 Francis Mallmann's Restaurant. The famed Argentine chef has opened a restaurant in the wine region of Mendoza, Argentina that offers up rustic and delicious dishes cooked using fire, cast-iron, and ash. Some say it's the best restaurant in South America. Find out if the hype is worth it in this review of 1884.

Casa Saltshaker - Gourmet Closed Door Restaurant
Casa Saltshaker is the closed door (puerta cerrada) restaurant run by Dan Perlman, the writer behind award winning food website Saltshaker.net. An accomplished chef and sommalier, Perlman offers guests exquisite gourmet meals based off an ever-changing menu. Find out about the chef, space, and menu in this profile of Casa Saltshaker, one of the...

Adventures in Alcohol
Adventures in Alcohol is actually just what it sounds like. Two college friends make the valiant attempt at demystifiying wine and beer so you can enjoy it more. Aaron Brown gives the low down on the microbrewery and beer scene in Buenos Aires and beyond.

Buenos Aires Food Tour
The BA Food Tour offers visitors a chance to explore two of Buenos Aires' well known barrios, San Telmo and La Boca, all while tasting traditional and delicious cuisine. The amiable culinary tour guide offers an inside look into some of the less touristy stops and provides history and context for each meal.

Casa Mun: Asian Closed Door Dining Experience
Casa Mun is an up and coming puerta cerrada (closed door) restaurant in Buenos Aires. Open on Friday and Saturday nights, with limited seating, Chef Mun offers an eclectic mix of dishes inspired by Korean, Chinese, Californian, and Argentine cuisine.

Argentine cuisine
Just like many countries, Argentina has certain cuisine that is nostalgic to its citizen's hearts and dear to their stomachs. Discussion of common and regional food favorites, other foods and beverages and popular menu choices.

Buenos Aires Foodies
You can find foodies everywhere, even in Buenos Aires. This blog is run by people who are constantly on the hunt for a delicious meal or treat and want to tell you all about it.

Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires
Although Argentina is known for its steak, there are still great options for the vegetarian, and even vegan, traveler. More and more, green and organic cafes are popping up and offering a great alternative to the meat-centric parillas found on every corner. This list is a great start for getting your fill of vegetarian goodness.

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