Buenos Aires: An Insider’s Guide

(Luxury Defined) In Buenos Aires, Belle Epoque façades rub shoulders with brutalist architecture and glass-fronted skyscrapers; traditional tango and opera are enjoyed alongside electronic cumbia; and porteños (locals) have a seemingly insatiable thirst for rib eye, Malbec, and socializing—preferably at the same time, and usually until the small hours. Some describe the city as “New York lite.” Throw in a […]

Riccitelli labels by Marcos López

(Wallpaper*) After meeting at a wine store in Bern, Switzerland, fellow Argentines Matías Riccitelli and Marcos López, respectively an oenologist and photographer/visual artist, took their budding friendship a step further to collaborate on the winemaker’s latest releases. Mendoza-based Riccitelli takes pride in eye-catching labels – his Hey! Malbec portrays a turquoise cartoon superhero – but […]

LatAm 50 Best Chefs’ Choice Award 2017

(The World’s 50 Best) Professionally speaking, 2017 has been jam-packed with highlights for Germán Martitegui. The chef-owner of Tegui in Buenos Aires kicked off the year opening Madrid Fusión with a cooking seminar; in April he entered The World’s 50 Best Restaurants at No.49; while in September his first book Tegui was reprinted and the City of […]

Absolute Argentina

(CNN Create) My complete CNN Create Argentina multimedia diary: Buenos Aires querido according to Fabián Martínez Siccardi, the flavours and textures of Mendoza with Pablo Del Rio, cattle herding and rural lifestyle in Córdoba. Those gaucho clips! I watch back these videos, re-contemplate my words and hear my own passion, and my heart sings. If you ever wondered why […]