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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Afterthought: El Español

A corner cantina that’s been a magnet for taxi drivers for years, El Español is one of the few places in Buenos Aires where you can still find a cafe con leche and 3 medialunas (croissants) for less than six pesos (U$2). Thanks to its abundant, cheap food, several cabbies ...

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Adventures con Carne in Avellaneda

Irresistible is the best way to describe Mario, the 52-year old taxista from Avellaneda (a southern Buenos Aires suburb) who insisted he knew nothing about food outside his neighborhood. “I never eat in the capital,” he explained as he maneuvered through the madness of downtown Buenos Aires and merged onto ...

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The Top 10 Taxista Restaurants of 2008

In observance of the year-end gringo tradition of taking stock and ranking what comes to mind, I’ve compiled this list of the top 10 taxista-recommended restaurants of 2008. As I reflect on all of the wonderful things I’ve tasted this year, I’d like to take this moment to thank the ...

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Cast Your Vote in the 9th Annual Weblog Awards

Let your virtual voice be heard! Celebrate the best in blogging and vote in the Ninth Annual Weblog Awards, a.k.a. the Bloggies. The Bloggies are the Web’s longest-running blog awards, and the nominations, finalist selection, and votes are all up to you. Nominations will be accepted until January 12, and ...

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