Moveable Feasts is a weekly agenda in which we give you the low-down on this week’s Mexican food pop-ups, ice-cream festivals, wine tastings and (just in time for the holidays) Christmas dinners.
You can never eat too many tacos, and MASA keeps things popping at Banquito Rojo. Flavors dreamt-up by chef Kevin Vaughn will have you coming back for second, and third, helpings. Get into shape for the summer with your very own taco diet.
19 – 23:30 hrs. | Banquito Rojo | Bolivar 914 | San Telmo
The holidays are almost here, and we’ve got just the right plan for you. Chef Nadia Arce is waiting for you with a special selection of wine and a menu that includes: appetizers, entrée, and wine-based cocktails. There will also be a cooking class so you can surprise your loved ones with your newly-acquired skills. Come discover new wines and taste exquisite dishes at Bonvino, but hurry, capacity is limited!
19 – 21:30 hrs. | Bonvino | Maipú 995
Espacio Benegas bids farewell to 2018 in Pipí Cucú, a French bistro-style restaurant, with dinner, wine pairings, and live music. The perfect date plan for that love interest you’ve been trying to impress forever.
20:30 – 23:30 hrs. | Pipí Cucú Restaurant | Ciudad de La Paz 557
Did you not get the chance of going to El Banquito Rojo on Monday? Don’t worry, chef Kevin Vaughn has a little something for everyone. Come stuff your face with tacos and drink beer at a lovely spot in Chacarita, this time with a brand new set of delicious flavors that will leave you feeling festive.
19 – 23:30 hrs. | ELOTE Cocina | Jorge Newbery 3791
Tired of drinking that old Vasco Viejo that tastes like vinegar? Vinosfera Wine Gallery is putting together a premium wine tasting for connoisseurs and newcomers alike, with a fine selection of some of the best Argentine wines currently. There will also be cheese, tapas, and chocolate to cleanse your palate and satisfy your inner fat kid.
20:30 – 23 hrs. | Vinosfera Wine Gallery | Guatemala 4720
Organized by La Cava de Vittorio, the aptly dubbed ’42K Wine Marathon’ will take you through more than 30 different boutique wine labels, accompanied by picadas and other delicacies. And as if that weren’t enough, this wine smorgasbord will also count with the presence of several enologists and sommeliers, who will be giving you the lowdown on what wines to take home for the holidays.
20 hrs. | La Cava de Vittorio Vinoteca | Arenales 2321
On its 1st edition ever, Helado Fest brings you everything you need to know about three different varieties of ice cream: Thai ice cream rolls, molecular ice cream, and Italian gelato. In addition to the demonstrations of ice-cream making techniques, there will also be tastings, live performances, and much, much more.
14 hrs. | Antiche Tentazioni | Honduras 4770
Offering a fine balance between new tendencies and traditional flavors, Hilton Buenos Aires has put together a very special 5-course meal for the holidays. The dinner will be accompanied by the wines Gala 2 and Gala 3 by Bodegas Luigi Bosca.
20 – 23:59 hrs. | Hilton Buenos Aires | Macacha Güemes 351
No-one should spend Christmas on their own, and the folks over at Sofitel Recoleta know this. That’s why they’ve organized a dinner for all those travelers who can’t be with their loved ones for the holidays. The dinner will be buffet-style and it will include everything from seafood to Argentine staples.
21 – 23:59 hrs. | Sofitel Recoleta | Posadas 1232
Expats rejoice! 416 Snack Bar – Buenos Aires and Primer Paso are putting together a Christmas dinner for the homesick. The menu includes an appetizer, a main course, dessert and, of course, drinks. The price of the meal needs to be paid upfront to reserve your spot, since space is limited.
20 – 3 hrs. | 416 Snack Bar | Angel J. Carranza 1940