Rosie Hilder, Expat Writer

We interviewed Rosie Hilder, British expat who came to Buenos Aires via Bolivia. To perfect her Spanish, Rosie met with fifty two Argentines over the course of a year, and blogged about the exchanges.

La Bomba de Tiempo

Innovative 17-man percussion outfit La Bomba de Tiempo attracts an eclectic crowd at the Konex, their Abasto venue, every Monday night. Grab a beer and boogie in the open air to the beat of the drums

Las Cabras Parrilla

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.

Meat Cuts in Argentina

Before indulging in a juicy, Argentine steak, find out the Spanish names of meat cuts, how to order them and what condiments to put on your meal in meat heaven. A guide to Argentina’s parrillas!

El Tejano – BBQ in Buenos Aires

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.

Finding Borges

Follow US writer Pat Gillespie as he tries to hunt down traces of the legendary Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges across the city of Buenos Aires, from San Telmo in the south all the way to Palermo in the north.

La Francisca Deli

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.

Cafe La Poesía

Cafe La Poesia is full of character. Located on the corner of Chile and Bolivar in San Telmo, it charms its patrons with old wooden tables, exposed brick ceilings and walls covered with pictures & quotations. Pure poetry!

Buenos Aires Underground Market

Held every few months & run by the Argentina Independent, the BA Underground Market offers a taste of South America not usually found in Buenos Aires. Read about the 3rd edition, located in Parque Patricios.