Italian Gastronomy Week 2018

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The Tourism Entity of the City of Buenos Aires and the Italian Embassy in Argentina present the "Italian Gastronomy Week - Semana de la Cocina Italiana en Buenos Aires", a week dedicated to honor the Italian gastronomic traditions in Buenos Aires, that will take place from October 29th through November 4th, 2018.

This year the events will be organized in 5 different itineraries:

1. Mangia e Bevi: the best Italian restaurants in the city will offer lunch and dinner menus at promotional prices. Each restaurant will offer a menu with a fixed price of AR$325 or AR$540 Pesos, per person. Cover charge and aperitif included. Drinks included only when mentioned.
Click here for a complete list of restaurants, contact details, menus and conditions.
Some of the menus are only available on certain days of the week and some are available by previous reservation only, so make sure to read about these conditions on the website.

2. Italian Pizza: several Pizza restaurants will offer a menu dedicated to different varieties of Italian pizza for AR$325 or AR$540, cover charge and aperitif included. For more info click here

3. Tribute to Italian Food:  Some of the most renowned restaurants in the city will offer a special Italian menu during this week (prices vary). For more info click here

4. Italian Ice Cream: During the week a group of ice cream shops will offer typical Italian flavors and a special promotion (1/4 kilo free with the purchase of 1 kilo). Complete list here.

5. Viva la Pasta Fresca: 50 fresh pasta shops will offer fresh Lasagna al Pesto for for AR$250 / kilo. Complete list here.

The closing of the week will be celebrated on Sunday, November 4th, with a big Italian Food Festival, with free entrance to the public, at Usina del Arte (Agustín R. Caffarena 1, La Boca), from 11 am to 8 pm, with DJ Sets, food stands, tastings and sale of typical Italian products during the whole day; cooking classes for adults and kids at 12 pm, a Master Class on Italian Tiramisu at 1 pm, and the first edition of the Championship of the Pesto Genovese, at 4 pm.

The Orquesta Académica Carlos López Buchardo will present a tribute to Italian Opera at 3 pm and 5 pm.

For more information visit

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