Moveable Feasts is a weekly agenda in which food writer Lola Rubinstein gives us the low-down on what food fairs, pop-ups, closed door restaurants, and other culinary events we should check out in the coming week.
Chef (And La La Lista Food Writer) Kevin Vaughn fulfills his weekly post at Banquito Rojo, where he serves his delicious, Mexican-inspired tacos, enchiladas, and soups. It’s a great excuse to get out of your holiday cave and embrace this colorful Cultural Diversity Respect Day with Mexican flavor explosions.
19 – 23:30 hrs. | Banquito Rojo | Bolivar 914 | San Telmo
Iwao Komiyama prepares an special dinner. With a welcome drink (Absolut Sake Sour); an appetizer of shrimp and salmon ceviche with Andean potatoes and nikkei sauce; and entrees of prawns and salmon rolls with a passion fruit sauce; kovil steer nigiris with nikkei sauce; a salmon, avocado and cream cheese dish; marinated pork loin, stir-fried vegetables in a sour-sweet sauce with almonds and crispy potatoes; dessert; and Chivas Penicilin (Chivas Extra, lemon, honey, ginger) to finish. All accompanied by Cafayate Gran Linaje wines and Mumm Domaine sparkling wines, Evian water and Lavazza coffee. Cost is ARS $1500 (10% off with Play Patio Card or Visa Platinum or Visa Signature) and you can buy tickets here.
20 – 23 hrs. | Gourmand Food Hall | Patio Bullrich | Posadas 1245 | Recoleta
Cynar Argentina is putting on a night to drink, eat, chat and dance! With drinks by Ani Varela, music by Brazilian DJ Abud and Asian food at Club Lucero, plus a bar with an amazing patio, it is ideal for a spring night.
19 – 00 hrs. | Club Lucero | Nicaragua 6048 | Palermo Viejo
Chef Kevin Vaughn will be cooking in this Masa Tacos pop-up. The menu will be filled with different types of tacos, enchiladas, plates and surprises. We don’t need specifics – we know it will be good.
19 – 23:30 hrs. | Elote | Jorge Newbery 3791 | Chacarita
This traditional Barracas restaurant was invited to cook at the Anti Gourmet Corner in Palermo Viejo. They chose a conservative approach serving potato gnocchi with stew. And, perhaps, as the night continues, they’ll prepare their special egg empanada. Don’t you miss this power anti-gourmet porteño mash up.
19 – 00 hrs. | Esquina Antigourmet | Dr. Emilio Ravignani 2120 | Palermo Viejo
Chef Kevin Vaughn will be cooking in this Masa Pop-up in Menenga, a little gem hidden in the Caballito streets, serving his delicious, Mexican-inspired tacos, enchiladas, sandwiches and plates. Get out there and stain your clothes with sauce this Thursday afternoon!
20 – Closing | Menenga | Espinosa 480 | Caballito
Florentin and Sheikob’s Bagels invite us to this Shabat Shared Dinners rotating event, hosted by different Jewish cooks & mothers of Buenos Aires. This time it’s Flavia Ini’s turn and she will cook challah, hummus, Turkish rice, eggplants and peppers, roasted cauliflower salad, pistachio tart and so much more. There’s nothing like a mom’s home-made cooking! Reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 hrs. | Sheikob’s Bagels | Uriarte 1386 | Palermo Viejo
“Feria del Productor al Consumidor” takes place in the beautiful and relatively unknown Agronomía Park once a month, and this is the 5th Anniversary Edition. The fair celebrates the principles of sustainable production, economic and social solidarity, responsible consumption and healthy eating habits. 120 exhibitors, including small producers, entrepreneurs, associations and cooperatives, will be selling directly to the consumer, giving you the opportunity to interact directly with the vendor. Sample and purchase a variety of handmade and organic products.
20/10 & 21/10 | 10 – 19 hrs.| Facultad de Agronomía | Av. De los Constituyentes 3454 | Agronomía
Free drinks for all the mothers and different shared plates like the one for 4 (which is really enough for 6) with German grilled sausages, Berlin potato salad, Hamburger pasta salad, Krautsalat (coleslaw), Sauerkraut, cabbage salad, bread and french fries, 1liter of craft German beer or a bottle of red or white wine and of course, free fresh water, all for only ARS $995! Reserve your table via WhatsApp (+54 911) 6755-6575 or by email to email@example.com.
13 – 23:30 hrs. | Extrawurst | Solís 1699 | Constitución