An age-old problem many hoteliers have is convincing their guests to dine in-house. However, the eateries inside Buenos Aires’ boutique hotels are garnering a reputation for refreshing culinary originality in a city sporting an unhealthy obsession with pizza and pasta, while simultaneously setting high customer-service standards in arenas used to dealing with demanding foreign guests.
On the San Telmo border is the 1930s Moreno Hotel, which recently revamped its restaurant, culminating in Aldo’s Vinoteca y Restorán (Moreno 372, 5291-2380). What better than being surrounded by 500 wines eagerly standing to attention in front of perfectly placed mirrors, silently calling “pick me, pick me”?
For the rest of this feature, please check out the Time Out Insider’s Guide Spring/Summer 011/12 issue.