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Cocina Sin Fronteras Kicks Off 2015 In Mexico (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[Cocina Sin Fronteras]

[Cocina Sin Fronteras]

Now that 2015 is officially underway, it’s time for the regular events that we await with anticipation to get started again. Rather than having Latin America’s top chefs descend upon Buenos Aires for this year’s first edition of Cocina Sin Fronteras, chef Fer Rivarola of El Baqueano is once again taking the show on the road. For one night only, Rivarola will join forces in Mexico City with Biko’s Mikel Alonso, Casa Oaxaca’s Alejandro Ruíz, and Cholatería Qué Bo!’s José Ramon Castillo for a multi-course meal that spans hemispheres and the multinational flavors of Latin America

Video: Inside Buenos Aires’ Beloved Steakhouse, Don Julio (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[Bon Appetit]

[Bon Appetit]

Although chefs, restaurateurs, and even food lovers have done their best to give light to a new wave of chefs that are trying to reinvent Argentine cuisine, it’s next to impossible for the world to shake their love of Argentine beef. Earlier this week we showed you Francis Mallmann waxing on the beauty and femininity of cooking his beloved homeland’s meat, all set to tango music and blood. Today, we’ve got another look inside the ages-old meat culture throughout Argentina, this time in one of Buenos Aires’ most renowned steakhouses.

Watch: Francis Mallmann, Tango, Meat (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[Nowness / Vimeo]

[Nowness / Vimeo]

Quite frankly, we really don’t get to see enough of Francis Mallmann just hanging out talking about meat. The Argentine chef, nay, legend, has perfected the craft of open flame cooking, always utilizing his home country’s native gold, beef. He may have trained in France, grew up in California, and even spent some time in Chicago, but while you may be able to take the man out of Argentina, well, you get the point.

Celler De Can Roca Will Tour Chile And Argentina This Year (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[BWFF]

[BWFF]

Huge rounds of applause for Leonor Espinosa’s efforts to support the coastal communities of Colmombia aren’t the only big news coming out of this year’s edition of Madrid Fusion. In a story released yesterday by Spanish outlet El País, it has been revealed that the brothers Roca will once again be taking El Celler de Can Roca, currently ranked at number two in the world, on the road. Taking advantage of the success of their first-ever tour last year through Houston, Bogotá, Mexico City, and Lima, they’ll kick off this year’s tour in Turkey, and then head to Buenos Aires and Santiago, Chile. 

Distrito Food Trucks Opens Today In Buenos Aires (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[Distrito Arcos]

[Distrito Arcos]

With nearly perfect weather in the forecast and the weekend laid out in front of us, what better occasion for a food truck festival in Buenos Aires? As the hottest trend going in food today continues to gain footing in Argentina, this weekend street food lovers will get their chance to try exciting dishes from a handful of the city’s top food trucks, paired with live music and more. Distrito Food Trucks will take over the Distrito Arcos outlet space in Palermo today through Sunday. Don’t miss out.

Destinos: The Ultimate Guide To Visiting Argentina’s Andean Northwest (Part 2)

Back with part two of their series on the Andean northwest region of Argentina, our in-house travel experts Joanna and Laurent take you through more of the small towns, awaiting adventures, and unique foods that make the region special. In part one, get a taste of some world-class wines, colonial architecture, and national parks. Below, let our team guide you through boutique hotels, incredible mom and pop diners, and more than a few road trips that will put you in the middle of terrain you’ve never even imagined–all the reason you need to book your next adventure. 

[Laurent Lhomond]

[Laurent Lhomond]

By Joanna Marracelli

Visiting the Northwest of Argentina is one of the highlights of any trip to South America. This region is different than the rest of Argentina.  The people have a distinct look here, the food is rich and diverse and even the nature is unlike anything else in Argentina. The landscape is shaped by colorful deserts with mountains in every shade including greens, pinks, purples and reds. Fertile valleys punctuate the mountains and this area is home to the country’s second best wine region.

Como Sur Best of 2014 Awards: The Winners (PO / ES)

By Patrick Hieger

COMO SUR 2014 AWARDS GOLD

Leading up to the Como Sur Best of 2014 awards we talked with experts throughout South America to get their votes for who should be included in the voting. We looked for trend setters, shining stars, new restaurants that have everybody talking, and more of the best that this continent continues to create. We had more than double the votes of last year, and a lot more people excited to take part in making sure that their city, their country, their continent had its time to shine. Many came out to vote, and the results were unexpected.

Emiliano Schobert Will Represent Argentina At France’s Bocuse D’Or (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[Sorrel Moseley-Williams]

[Sorrel Moseley-Williams]

In just over two weeks, Argentina could, for the first time ever, bring home gold from the rigorous Bocuse D’Or culinary competition, which will take place in Lyon, France. Representing Argentina is Emiliano Schobert, a chef at San Carlos de Bariloche’s El Obrador Escuela de Arte Culinaria, who has been preparing for the competition for close to two years. He, along with Chile’s Mauricio Nuñez, and Guatemala’s Marcos Saenz, will represent Latin America in the competition, all three of whom won their coveted spots after competing at the Azteca Latin American Culinary Competition in 2013.