The best beaches in Argentina

(Rough Guides) While Argentina isn’t known for powdery white beaches and transparent warm waters like some Latin American countries, it does boast 4,989 km of coastline as well as lakes, streams and rivers. What Argentina lacks in tropical vibes, it more than makes up for in rugged natural beauty. Keep that in mind as you check out our list […]

Guadalupe García uses her filmmaker’s eye to capture every last detail at Casa Cavia

(Freunde von Freunden) Relaxing in a 1920s-inspired garden over a cortado, Guadalupe García surveys the mid-morning bustle in Casa Cavia with her filmmaker’s eye. Staff prep behind the bronze and marble bar, blooms are gathered together at the petit florist, and young women are brunching on fruit platters accompanied by homemade granola and yogurt. This […]

King crabbing in the Beagle Channel, Argentina

(Rough Guides) “Keep pulling,” shouts fisherman Sergio Carrera, to make himself heard above Patagonia’s ubiquitous wind. “There’s about 80 more metres of rope to go!” On board a small inflatable craft in the middle of the Beagle Channel, I’m about to catch my first centolla (king crab or spider crab), an orange-hued decapod crustacean prized by chefs […]

‘Sustainability is alive and it’s our duty!’

(Fine Dining Lovers) Fresh from picking up the first Sustainable Restaurant Award presented by Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, Fine Dining Lovers had the chance to chat with chef Rodolfo Guzmán, who explained how sustainability was born out of necessity at his restaurant Boragó in Santiago, Chile. WORKING WITH SMALL PRODUCERS “My reality is Chile’s geography, that’s to say Boragó has sourced products from […]

Mishiguene chef Tomás Kalika on early mistakes, learning in Israel and reinterpreting bubbe’s cuisine

(The World’s 50 Best blog) After entering the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list at No.50 in 2017, Mishiguene in Buenos Aires climbed an impressive 32 places to No.18 in 2018, earning the Highest Climber Award. We spoke to chef-owner Tomás Kalika about the restaurant’s success. Expelled from the first of four schools starting in second grade, 17-year-old Tomás Kalika’s immediate […]

10 of the best warming winter drinks around the world

(The Guardian) A selection of Christmas drinks that go beyond  mulled wine; our pick of the best winter tipples, from hot beer in Krakow to Chile’s pisco eggnog.  Cola de mono, Santiago de Chile Cheers: ¡Salud! Merry Christmas: ¡Feliz navidad! Translating as “monkey’s tail” (or, more crudely, “arse”), cola de mono is Chile’s quintessential Christmas and new year […]