The 30 coolest streets in the world

(Time Out, June 2021) We quizzed 27,000 city-dwellers and asked local experts to rank the top streets in the world for food, fun, culture and community A bustling thoroughfare linking smart Palermo with edgier Villa Crespo, Calle Thames is best known for its independent kitchens and watering holes, many housed in repurposed buildings. Foodies revere […]

Patagonia Road Trip

(The Essentialist) Longing to roam free? Chase the scent of adventure beginning in the world’s most southern city, hugging the Andes and navigating north through Patagonia before heading east to the Atlantic. A road trip traversing such vast and striking landscapes makes for the perfect slow-travel voyage, to be filed under ‘epic’. For the rest […]

Big interviews/global: Sofía Pescarmona CEO, Bodega Lagarde, Mendoza

(Monocle) Achieving sustainable business practices results in a virtuous circle that benefits the production process, employees, communities nearby and the planet. Sofía Pescarmona is a third-generation co-owner of Argentina’s Bodega Lagarde, founded in the country’s most famous wine province, Mendoza, in 1897. She runs the winery with her sister Lucila (pictured, on left, with Sofía), […]

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 […]