Gran Parilla del Plata – If it’s good enough for Michelle Obama, it’s good enough for you

Where to eat in San Telmo?

On the corner of Peru and Chile in the neighborhood of San Telmo, in Buenos Aires, is a restaurant named Gran Parilla del Plata.  I’ve mentioned before that we are living in San Telmo, and this restaurant is right down the block from us. I can also tell you that it is worth going to.

TLDR: The steaks are delicious and enormous, and the price is reasonable – give it a try.  AND please excuse the pictures, they aren’t very sharp! Continue reading

Gibraltar Bar

I love fish and chips. I love good beer.

I really love both of them together, so it was with hope that we headed to Gibraltar Bar just off Av. Independencia and Peru in San Telmo.

The place is really easy to find, and upon entering, looks like your typical English pub. They have a nice wood bar, pool table in the back room and a patio out back for the smokers. Continue reading

Chan Chan – Peruvian food in Buenos Aires

Peruvian cuisine is a fusion of many different culinary traditions: Andean, Spanish, and Asian among the most influential.  Potatoes are popular, as are beans, corn, fish, meat, etc.  Peruvian food is very popular in Buenos Aires and a Peruvian restaurant is easy to find in nearly every neighborhood.  I know of several in San Telmo, and Monserrat, but there is one in particular I wanted to tell you about… Continue reading