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Feria Masticar Returns To Buenos Aires April 16-19 (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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Back for its fourth installment, a full six months ahead of its typical slot at the start of spring, Feria Masticar will bring four days of food, wine, classes, and a full market featuring some of the best local artisan products that Buenos Aires and environs have to offer. Though not the only festival celebrating Argentine cuisine in Buenos Aires, Masticar has steadily grown in its four years, receiving more than 238,000 visitors since 2012. In addition to the three tunnels that will feature free tastings of wine, craft beer, and other beverages from throughout the country, there will be more than 40 different stands located throughout the festival.

Buenos Aires’ Masticar Starts Tomorrow, And It’s Going To Be Awesome (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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Tomorrow in Buenos Aires, Feria Masticar will return to Dorrego for a weekend full of chats, workshops, classes and, of course, food, and the lineup looks better than ever. Now in its third edition, Masticar will feature food stands from some of the city’s leading restaurants, including hot spots like Tegui, voted Argentina’s best restaurant at the Latin America’s 50 Best awards, as well as Don Julio, La Crespo, Oviedo, and many more.  In addition to the food stands, the market, and the massive wine bar, there will be classes and talks from leading chefs and culinary experts working in Buenos Aires.

Leading chefs from throughout Latin America will be on hand this year for live cooking classes.  Acclaimed Peruvian butcher Renzo Garibaldi will be giving live butchering demos.  El Baqueano’s Fer Rivarola will be discussing the importance of local and family agriculture.  There will even be cocktail classes from the city’s foremost bartenders like Martin Auzmendi and Federico Cuco.  And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. 

Festivals Raíz And Masticar Will Hit Buenos Aires In October (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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It’s nearly impossible to keep up with the schedule of festivals that have been happening throughout Latin America since May.  There’s Ñam, Mesamerica, Alimentarte, Bogotá Wine and Food, Mistura, Tambo, Latitud Cero and, if those weren’t enough, Buenos Aires will play host to two major festivals next month.

The first, Raíz, now in its second edition, will take place October 3 to 5.  This brand new festival amazed diners last year, with loads of live cooking demonstrations, including Francis Mallmann cooking hundreds of chickens over low flame, all tied to string.  The man knows how to make an impression.  Raíz will once again take place in Tecnópolis, in Parque del Bicentenario.  Last year, more than 300,000 people showed up for the three day festivals, and we’re expecting to see that number squashed this year.  Entry is free.  For more information on the festival and who’ll be there, check out their Facebook page and their website.

Later in the month, celeb chef Narda Lepes and her pals will get together for another installment of Feria Masticar, now in its third year.  Masticar will take place in Dorrego, from October 16 to 19.  Details are only starting to trickle out about who will be on hand for demos and workshops, but intel tells us that acclaimed Peruvian butcher Renzo Garibaldi will be one of the keynote speakers.  Stay tuned to their website and Facebook page for forthcoming details. 

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What Not To Miss At Masticar This Weekend In Buenos Aires

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Have you been waiting until the weekend to head over to the Masticar festival in Buenos Aires?  Don’t wait too long, because the festival ends tomorrow.  And before you go, make sure you’re informed.  The folks over at Info News have put together of the best of Masticar, and we must say, the entire list looks delicious.  From the award-winning chefs of GAJO to Máximo Lopez-May’s goat cheese with confited tomatoes and mint chimichurri, there’s still two days left to taste the best of Argentina.

Masticar runs through Sunday, October 6.  The festival is in El Dorrego, at Zapiola 50, Colegiales.  Entry is AR $40.  [via Info News]

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Catching Up With The Organizers Of Buenos Aires’ Masticar

With Buenos Aires’ 2nd Annual Masticar Festival just around the corner, the excitement is building and so is the hype.  Earlier this month the festival’s organizer’s held a preview / launch party for the event, chock full of food trucks and other items that guests mind find at next month’s edition of the festival.  Ciudad Abierta BA was also able to catch up with Narda Lepes, a member of A.C.E.L.G.A., the organization responsible for the festival.  In this quick video, she talks about what guests at this year’s Masticar can expect, including double the stands, free classes, and four days of the best that Buenos Aires and Argentina have to offer.  Have your tickets yet?  You’ll want to buy them after you see this.  [via Ciudad Abierta BA / Planeta Joy]

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Feria Masticar Is Coming To Buenos Aires

We’ve already been giving you a preview of what’s to come in October, but did want to take special time out to highlight one of the biggest events in Buenos Aires this year, Feria Masticar.  Now in its second year, Masticar is the biggest, and probably most important festival that the port city will host this year.  Organized by A.C.E.L.G.A (The Association of Cooks and Entrepreneurs Dedicated to Gastronomy), with the help of the City of Buenos Aires, the festival will be a four-day foray into all things Argentine, from October 3 to 6.

This year Masticar will take place in El Dorrego, located at Zapiola 50, Colegiales, and will be bigger and better than last year.  The chefs from GAJO will come out in force to celebrate their push for more authentic Argentine cooking, and chef Martín Berasategui will be on hand as well.  Entry to the event will be AR $40, and then tickets will be available inside to purchase food.  For more information, visit the Masticar website.  For now, mark your calendars and get ready!  Round 2 will be great!  [via Masticar]