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The 24 Hour Steak House

Buenos Aires: cradle of tango, stronghold of soccer, metropolis of beef. If you’re trying to get a sense of how deep the local passion for meat runs, Lo de Charly might give you some clues. The grill is perpetually lit at this 24 hour steak house in Villa Urquiza, and ...

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Pork and Política at Don Justo

Buenos Aires – and Argentina in general – is still enveloped in the conflict that unfolded over two weeks ago when farmers began their strike against the government’s latest export tax increase. Roadblocks in the provinces have prevented food from entering the city, and grocery store shelves once overflowing with ...

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Déjà vu at Don Battaglia

“You want to go someplace I would eat?” Alberto, the mustachioed taxista from Caballito who’d picked us up on Avenida Cordoba in Villa Crespo, was incredulous. I assured him that that was exactly what my co-adventurer (a former high school Spanish teacher from California) and I were after. “Let me ...

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