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The Second Edition Of Festival Raíz Hits Buenos Aires This Weekend (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

[Raíz]

[Raíz]

Just two weeks after the wildly successful (and long line-inducing) third edition of Feria Masticar, the second edition of Festival Raíz, which last year took Buenos Aires by storm, is back for another three days of serious food and drink.  With a bigger lineup of chefs, food stands, gourmet products, presentations, and live cooking demonstrations from the likes of famous chefs like Francis Mallmann, Raíz will likely be the event that everyone in Buenos Aires is talking about for some time to come.  Mark your calendars: Raíz is happening this weekend, from October 31 to November 2 at Tecnopolis.  This is not to be missed.

This year’s festival will feature 250 different restaurants and producers offering gourmet products and ingredients across 80 different stands, three markets, and four ‘patios de comida.’  There will be chats and classes from leading chefs, an entire area dedicated to kids, and a whole section dedicated to craft beer with more than 35 producers on hand.  Did we mention entry is free? 

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Festival Raíz Is Coming To Tecnópolis, Argentina

[image: Raíz]

[image: Raíz]

Raíz is being dubbed the ‘First National Festival of Gastronomy,’ though that does slightly occlude Masticar, which just took place last weekend in Buenos Aires and saw a massive turnout.  Origins aside, next weekend in Tecnópolis, Argentina’s tech park on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, the Parque Bicentenario will be taken over by the first edition of yet another festival that seeks to highlight the best that Argentina has to offer.  Comprised of six different ‘Ferias’ that will offer products like national and international foods, wines, and more, Raíz could very well become another welcomed addition to Argentina’s national culinary festival circuit.

Raíz will take place from October 17 to 20 in Tecnópolis’ Parque Bicentenario.  Entry to the event is free.  Over the course of the four days, there will be various cooking classes and demonstrations with up-and-coming Argentine chefs.  There will be live music, dancing, and other attractions.  And, naturally, there will be food.  Lots of food.  If you can’t make it to Tambo in Bolivia next week, but still want to get your festival fix, head on out to Tecnópolis and discover another side of Argentine cooking.