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Tag: Argentina

30 May

The Mallmann Diaspora

Metta, Norberto Piattoni’s Fort Green neighborhood restaurant Francis Mallmann, the revered Argentinian chef made famous by his many restaurants...

5 Apr


It took a birthday, a friend, and three sisters to lead me to UnderOurSky, a delicious (and dangerously desirous) website of beautiful objects. My...

26 Mar

Meditations #54

This is a place where land floats on water; where caimans soak in the shallows, and capybaras graze on flowers; where marsh deer nestle in...

16 Mar

Estancia Santa Cecilia

An hour and a half from Puerto Valle, In the Province of Misiones, is the authentic, family owned and run, Estancia Santa Cecilia. Occupied...

16 Mar

A Day at Puerto Valle

This is another Argentina, a place remote and untrod, where water meets sky along a flat horizon, where land is not land as we know it, firm...

14 Mar

Puerto Valle – Hotel de Esteros

Located 1.5 hours by flight north of Buenos Aires, in the Mesopotamia region of Argentina, is a remarkably rich and beautiful area called Esteros...

26 Jan


I had a serendipitous encounter yesterday in Buenos Aires.  Walking along the street, my eye was drawn to a little “boîte” of...

18 Jan

The Horse Whisperer Cont.

16 Jan

Bombacha Search Success

Adorable Emilia from the beautiful estancia of La Bamba in San Antonio de Areco, shared with me her favorite shop for bombachas, those pleated,...

15 Jan

Palermitano & Sipan

A real find in BA’s trendy Palermo Soho, this small hotel with diminutive swimming pool on roof, reasonable rates (and rising as it becomes more...

26 Nov

A Passion for Tango

Buenos Aires is not unique in offering up expressions of private passion. But to find this intense love of tango is quintessentially “porteno”.

30 Aug

Tertulia – Buen Provecho!

It was like greeting an old friend. Last night, dining at Tertulia, I watched Chef Seamus Mullen stoking his fire, winding up and down the grill...

25 May

Dos Lagos Ranch: Where the Waters Never End

It could only be in Argentina or Chile that you have a ranch called Endless Waters! Here, on 6800 acres of Chile’s Patagonia, is a 4 bedroom...

15 Mar

Azul: Great Vibe

I just celebrated a birthday and chose, as the dinner venue for my group of 8 friends, a favorite of mine, LES restaurant Azul. I first came...

17 Oct

Two South American Classics

We have found two classic purveyors who we never fail to  visit on our trips to Argentina and Uruguay. Benitez is the talabarteria where I...

16 Dec

Looking Back/Looking Forward

These wonderful holiday weeks are unique – the time of the year when, almost simultaneously, we reflect on past months and anticipate...

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