'Locals Only' is a column in which we ask friends from ARGENTINA, our featured country, where they like to eat, thrift, hide out, and hang out in their homeland.
Today we meet Marina Bissone, founder of the restaurant Farinelli
(a favorite of many locals). Check out Marina's tips below and read what other locals are saying
Place for low-key dinner with friends: Guido's on República de la India, opposite the zoo.
Restaurant for a first date: Dadá
, make sure you sit at the bar. Also, the new spot Soria
. It's an open garden and the drinks are really good.
Place for babe watching:
Book shop: La Barca
on Scalabrini Ortiz
Place for coffee: Farinelli
Vintage store or clothing/furniture store: Gil
on Plaza Dorrego, L'Académie
on Libertad, and the Flea Market on Dorrego
Best choripan sandwiches: Los Platitos
at Costanera Norte
Best steak: Bife de chorizo
, and the real asado
at El Pobre Luis
, near Barrio Chino
Best alfajor cookie:
Barrio to spend your Sunday:
Preferably away from the city. Otherwise the southern barrios: San Telmo, Barracas, and La Boca
The countryside, Uruguay, or the river Delta in Tigre (north of Buenos Aires)
The one thing you always bring back from Argentina? Alpargatas
from the countryside.
Guido- República de la India 2843,
Buenos Aires MAP
- El Pobre Luis San Martín 941, Buenos Aires MAP
- Ciudad Autónoma, Buenos Aires MAP
- Bonpland 721, Buenos Aires MAP
- Fray Mamerto Esquiú 4567, Buenos Aires MAP
- Bulnes 2707, C1425DKW, Buenos Aires MAP
- Humberto Primo 412, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires MAP
- Av Cost R Obligado 7350 - Belgrano, Buenos Aires MAP
- Pres. Roberto M. Ortiz 1871, Buenos Aires MAP
Brush up on your Argentinean colloquialisms and Shop everything ARgentina.
USA VS. ARGENTINA
I'LL TAKE YOU THERE