GASTRONOMIC AND SOCIAL DINING EXPERIENCES

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“PARRILLA” TOUR

Parrillas are Argentine restaurants offering the most traditional cuisine. Most visitors to Buenos Aires only dine at the most touristy parrillas published in guidebooks and sadly miss out on some of the city’s most delicious gems. To experience and taste authentic Porteño flavors, join us on our Parrilla Tour, to discover hole-in-the wall restaurants where the locals go, learn about Argentina’s culture and cuisine, and meet others during the relaxed and social tour.
What’s Included:
° Walking tour of 3 different authentic local parrillas and restaurants 
° Tasting traditional foods at each stop and excellent Argentine wine
° Visit to one of the best artisanal “heladerias” (ice cream shops) in the city
° English explanations of the food sampled along with the history of the neighborhood
There are three possible routes:
The Palermo tour is conducted every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Saturday beginning at 12 pm (noon), Thursday 7:30 pm, and lasts 2.5 hours.
The San Telmo tour is conducted every Wednesday at 12 pm (noon), Friday 7:30 pm, and lasts 2.5 hours.
The Recoleta Tour is available every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 12:00 noon and 7:30pm. Tour duration 2.5 hrs.

THE ARGENTINE EXPERIENCE

The Argentine Experience is designed to give you an introduction to the best of Argentine cuisine and culture. It is not only a cooking class, but a fun and unique experience, where you will meet and dine with people from all over the world.
Our attentive and knowledgeable staff will walk you through the 5-course dinner where you will savor an authentic Argentine dinner, paired with four exceptional wines from all regions from Argentina.
You will be introduced to Argentine culture. Master the art of correctly closing an empanada. You will learn how to make your own empanadas and alfajores and prepare your own mate, while sharing stories with fellow travelers from around the world.
And don’t be afraid to ask questions! Our guides are a mix of locals and expats who know Argentine culture and cuisine like the back of their hand – they love food, they love Argentina and they love to talk!
Available Monday to Saturday, at 7.15 pm

PREMIUM WINE TASTING + TAPAS

Enjoy exclusive wines from the different regions of Argentina, perfectly matched with regional food specialties. Taste unique Argentine flavors, improve your knowledge about our wines and its history and have fun!
Throughout 5 specially selected premium wines you will discover the particularities and styles of each Argentinian wine region.
To enhance the experience, we take particular pride in selecting the perfect food match.
This is not a boring Wine class! Let's have fun, learn and taste delicious top notch wines!!! Full of cool fun facts about wines and regions, hip stories and tips of Argentina's drinking culture and how to become an Argie Wine Smart buyer. Hosted by a 100% Local Wine Expert.
Available everyday, at 5pm (90 min class and 30 mins for refills and best tips to enjoy Buenos Aires and the Argie winemaking regions!).
* By appointment only

STEAK AND WINE EXPERIENCE

Learn and have fun with Argentina's Top Notch Wines paired with the Best Quality grilled delicacies!
Enjoy a fabulous 5 Step steak dinner, the finest variety of Argentine regional dishes with Premium Bottles + Argie dessert :)
A local wine expert, Sommelier and Asador will answer all of your questions about Argentine Asado and Vinos! (if you have space between our varied regional delicacies, of course!)
Forget about snotty and snobby! This is a top notch meal but with lots of cool info to drink and eat like an Argentinian.
You will be surrounded by locals, as it takes place at one of the neighborhood´s favorite spots for its amazing food, the elegant Parrilla LA CHOZA. The place is a traditional Palermo ancient old house turned into a restaurant (elegant & old school but no need to dress formal) and with super tender steaks. No wonder why the locals love this spot!
Available Tuesday to Saturday, at 8pm.

FOGON ASADO EXPERIENCE

Discover the Asado tradition, served with a twist. At Fogón, we have created a closed-door dining experience that explores new ways of serving Argentine Asado classics. While seated at our bar you’ll see, feel and experience different grill cooking techniques, up close and personal. We aim to create a memorable evening for each guest, beyond your regular steakhouse expectations.
The chefs have designed an 8 step tasting menu to combine new grill techniques with tried and true Argentine recipes, that elevate the Asado to new heights.
The optional wine pairing menu has also been designed to best enhance the flavors of the ingredients, while presenting you with some of the best boutique wines from Argentina.
Available Monday to Saturday at 7.45 pm.

ARGENTINE COOKING EXPERIENCE

Come and learn Argentina's magic through typical local recipes in a classic Argentine cuisine!
We open our doors and invite you to our kitchen so as to learn classic dishes while sharing with other people from around the world. Besides, you will be able to see how we live in Argentina including our classic Mate ritual: how to prepare and share it as we do everywhere in Argentina with home-made Alfajores filled with Dulce de Leche.
We offer you a unique experience in a 3 hour class where you will cook everything from scratch with your own hands. At the end we will enjoy everything we cooked together at the table while learning about different Argentinian wines and how they pair with food.
The classes include everything: recipes, kitchen apron and anything you need. You just need to come and enjoy!
Total duration: 3 hours
Group classes available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11 am.
Private classes available upon request.

ASADO COOKING EXPERIENCE

In our 100+ year old family house you will learn step by step how to prepare your first ASADO ARGENTINO ( Barbecue).
We will teach you how to clean, cut and portion different types of meat to cook on the exclusive PARRILLA - the grill. With the personal secrets we will share, you will also learn how to season the cuts of meat we will eat, while learning to prepare the famous and infallible CHIMICHURRI SAUCE. It's a six course meal paired with premium Catena Zapata wines.

WINE TASTING AND PICNIC/LUNCH AT A BUENOS AIRES VINEYARD

Our exceptional vineyard is a small oasis located in a unique geographical area, which invites you to get lost in its natural beauty: delicate vines rare in Buenos Aires, sloping fields, Poplars, and lagoon.
Its location is unique, only 65 km from Capital Federal, and it is very easy to access, which makes it the most exclusive terroir in the area.
What do we offer to those who visit us? A complete experience from the oenological to the sensory, where there is only room to enjoy, to have more than a good time and to create the best memories in a fantastic environment.
Our visitors will be able to discover the wines of this atypical terroir of Campana, as well as the exquisite limited editions from the most special corners of Argentina, being the respected winemakers Karim Mussi and Santiago Achával the consultants who put their seal of undisputed quality on these labels.

For further information and reservations for these and many other activities, please contact me through my Contact page or by email to: sandra@batravelguide.com