Despite graduating with a good degree, North Carolina native Jed Rothenberg found himself in limbo in the intervening years after college. But some vague plans concocted with his brother, whose employer happened to have a satellite office in Buenos Aires, led him to Argentina. Nine years on, Jed runs his own business and has a three-year-old son.
Gonzalo Aramburu’s latest venture, Bis, also triples up as wine store and grocery store that sells loaves so fresh and alluring in baskets you want to smuggle one under your jumper then slather it in butter somewhere private.
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The inevitable, a love interest, kept Israeli cook Ohad Weiner coming back to Argentina. The couple are now married and own a wine store and café in Palermo.