How to Prepare Mate Like a True Argentine

¡Hola, adventurous spirits! Are you ready to dive deep into the heart of Argentine culture with your very own gourd and bombilla? Today, we’re going to teach you how to prepare mate, the traditional Argentine drink that’s more than just a beverage—it’s a ritual of friendship and bonding!

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What is an Argentine Bodegon

What is an Argentine Bodegon, in this note, we are going to reveal to you the mystery of the famous “still lifes” (Bodegones) so renowned in our country.

In Argentina, in addition to having national dishes and desserts, there is “traditional Argentine cuisine”, which is also a mixture of Italian, Spanish and German dishes, all together in the same menu. This characteristic is due to the strong emigration that our country had in ancient times.

According to Pietro Sorba, Italian journalist and food critic, the still life is characterized by “the feeling of belonging to the city, which it transmits through the abundance and accessibility of its food, and its environment.”

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Best Bodegones in Buenos Aires

Best Bodegones in Buenos Aires, a list with the best neighborhood options in this great city!

One of the best ways to get to know the culture and history of Buenos Aires is by sitting down to eat in one of its many bodegones (still lifes).

A bodegon is a special and different type of what we know as a “restaurant”. In fact, in this note we tell you what these historical places are about.

But, what are the best bodegones in the city?

Here are our favorites:

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Café Tortoni

Café Tortoni–A Glimpse into the Past


The Avenida de Mayo offers a beautiful promenade between the Congress Building with the Pink House. Along its streets, the most sophisticated buildings of the beginnings of the 20th century flaunt their art nouveau, neoclassic and eclectic styles. A true reminder of the Argentinian Belle Époque, Café Tortoni stands among themas one of the most iconic cafés of our city and a proud keeper of our past. If you want to learn about this part of the city you can take a Free Walking Tour.

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What to eat Buenos Aires


Everyone has a different way of discovering the world. Some people will travel to see breath-taking landscapes and natural wonders; others will do it to see human-made marvels like art and architecture. But there are some others who will tell you that the thing that matters the most is…food!

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Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires

Vegetarian Restaurants in Buenos Aires, a guide to the best places to taste a different style from the carnivore.

Every tourist that arrives to Argentina knows that it is a must to taste the Argentine Steak. In older posts we talk about this argentine ritual, we recommended you the best steaks houses in Buenos Aires and how to order as a porteño. But we recognize that Vegetarianism is a trend, and that’s why we are going to dedicate a post to the Vegetarian Food in Buenos Aires.

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