Palermo, Buenos Aires
Palermo is Buenos Aires’ largest neighborhood, and also its trendiest. The subdivisions of Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood are full of hip boutique hotels, chic restaurants and bars, and high fashion stores.
Palermo’s slightly removed location as well as its lush parks provide a leafy escape from the chaos of downtown. Whether its the Botanical Gardens by day or Plaza Serrano by night, Palermo is home base for stylish locals and foreigners.
What better way to get acquainted with the flavors of Argentina than a wine tasting? Anuva Wines hosts a lively, engaging tasting with exclusive wines you won’t find at home! A delectable afternoon event.
A lively, open-air parrilla (steakhouse) in the trendy Palermo Hollywood neighborhood. Las Cabras offers large cuts of Argentine meat – as well as many delicious vegetarian options – at a great price.
An almost guilt free alternative to the fantastic ice cream / gelato on offer across the rest of Buenos Aires, and perhaps even more refreshing, this Palermo Soho Fro Yo outlet is fast becoming a local favorite.
Pet the ponies, feed the zebras and admire the spectacular white tigers on a sunny afternoon at the Buenos Aires Zoo, located in the leafy neighborhood of Palermo. Bring the kids along for the ride.
Thelonious is cute little jazz bar in Palermo with some interesting cocktails and great musical performances from Wednesday through Sunday. An important part of the Buenos Aires jazz scene.
Boutique del Libro is an attractive and alluring bookstore in Buenos Aires, a city known for its literary tradition. Visit the combined bookshop and café tucked away in the streets of Palermo Soho.
Antares Pub boasts some of the best handcrafted beers in the city of Buenos Aires. Sample some of these original and refreshing brews in their modern space at the heart of the Palermo Soho neighborhood.
Acabar is a colorful and relaxed setting where one can eat, drink and… play a classic board game. It may not be quite as trendy as the surrounding bars, but it’s still a Palermo Hollywood hotspot.
The ‘Hipodromo Argentino’ in Palermo is Argentina’s main racetrack. Take in a horse race on a Monday afternoon or experience the ‘Gran Premio Nacional,’ the Argentine Derby once a year in mid-November.
For those hot summers evenings in Buenos Aires when only a beer will do, a growing trend in microbreweries is here to save us. The Bröeders brothers invited us to watch them ‘cook’ and sample their beers.
Allie Lazar of the Buenos Aires food blog Pick Up The Fork tells us about her favorite foodie spots, where to find the best ice cream and recalls the time a stranger once asked her to lend him a shoe.
The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA) holds an outstanding regional collection of contemporary art. Don’t miss exciting traveling shows, a lovely cafe, and a whimsical museum store!
More than just a restaurant, the Argentine Experience is more like an interactive dinner party. Learn to make empanadas and serve mate as well as enjoying what is claimed to be the best steak in the city.
El Tejano serves the best American BBQ in Buenos Aires. Smoky briskets, juicy pork ribs and a creative spin on Argentine meat make this homemade, closed-door dinner an unforgettable event.
A cute little deli & sandwich shop in the trendy barrio of Palermo Soho, a great place to stop for a quick, tasty bite to eat while you explore the boutiques, cafes and tree-lined streets in that area.
For delicious cookies, brownies, biscuits and more, visit Sugar and Spice, a bakery in Palermo Hollywood whose exquisite specialty breads, pastries and cakes are sold in locations all over Buenos Aires.
At La Cabrera, words just can’t describe the quality of their gigantic steaks and various specialties. Head to Palermo to taste some of the finest steak in Buenos Aires, a city famous for its flavorful beef.
Both a stylish Palermo Hollywood lounge and a true Buenos aires pizza kitchen, Morelia Pizza Restaurant offers a chic atmosphere to compliment its signature thin crust “pizza a la parilla”.
Tucked away in the Bosques de Palermo, the Japanese Garden of Buenos Aires is an oasis of calm and serenity in the middle of the busy, noisy city. Feed the fish and enjoy a cup of tea amidst the pristine setting.