How a Humble Steakhouse Became the Best Restaurant in Latin America

(Fine Dining Lovers) It was a precocious 20-year-old Pablo Rivero who threw the few savings he had, along with backing from his grandmother and father, into a humble parrilla (steakhouse) that opened in a sketchy Buenos Aires ‘hood shortly before Argentina’s most devastating economic crisis unleashed its turmoil in 2001.  Today, Parrilla Don Julio tops the bucket list of almost every […]

Así nos ven: la mirada de cinco extranjeros (que viven en el país) sobre el comportamiento de los argentinos durante la pandemia de Coronavirus

(Maleva) ¿Cómo sociedad, cómo nos estamos comportando los argentinos frente al Coronavirus? ¿Las medidas – de los distintos gobiernos – son apropiadas? ¿Qué características tenemos estos «bichos sociables» que somos en cuarentena? Nada más revelador (y por qué no, objetivo) que la mirada de afuera. Por eso en MALEVA consultamos a cinco extranjeros – todos destacados en lo suyo – […]

This is what lockdown looks like for our contributors across the world

(Condé Nast Traveller) ‘The best time to visit Buenos Aires? Spring, which begins in September, when parks and wide avenues explode with jacarandas’ violet blossoms. Yet I’ve discovered a new-found affection for the Argentine capital’s striking autumnal hues. This year, the second season in the southern hemisphere has slunk in like a tardy teenager but, given […]

Mendoza guide: where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Argentina’s wine capital

(The Independent) Argentina’s wine-making capital Mendoza (the name of the city and the province) is a welcome indulgence at any time of year. Dozens of bodegas(wineries) open their cellar doors year round to offer up tastings, paired lunches or picnics among vineyards, many in the shadow of the Andes’ handsome peaks. Besides its wine-making heritage, Mendoza – officially one […]

High on wine

(N by Norwegian) Argentina’s northwestern wine-producing region has historically been overshadowed by Mendoza as Argentina’s primary wine-producing region. But its industry is growing – bringing new life and tourism to one of South America’s most stunning destinations. Published in N by Norwegian’s October 2019 edition.