Moveable Feasts is a weekly agenda in which our food writer Alyssa Hansen gives us the low-down on Buenos Aires foodie events. Up this week: cooking classes, Japanese culture, wine tastings, and a craft beer festival.
MASA Invades Banquito Rojo
Kevin Vaughn is a tireless beast slinging tacos for your continued pleasure at Banquito Rojo. Stop by after work for a fix to your case of Monday Mexican-blues.
19:00 – 23:30 hrs. | Banquito Rojo | Bolivar 914 | San Telmo
Mirutaki knows how to throw a party! and they’re going to be celebrating their 1st year in business with guest chefs from other faves of the Asian food scene, such as Sergio Higashiyoshihama (TORi TORi), Edgar Kuda (Kuda Sushi, in City Bell), Sebastián Ykei (Brukbar Buenos Aires), and the Toyama brothers (Tintorería Yafuso). Tables will be seated on a first-come, first-serve basis.
20:00 – ?? hrs. | Mirutaki | Angel J. Carranza 2339 | Palermo
Air, Earth, Fire, Water… the forces of nature that make up a great wine also exercise a pull over the fate of our lives. Feeling curious about what 2019 has in store for you? Combine your passion for wine with a reading of your birth chart. The group will be split up into 4 elements, with 4 accompanying wines provided by Ernesto Catena Vineyards. Purchase your ticket for $500.00 online here.
19:30 – 21:30 hrs. | FACON | Nicaragua 4880 | Palermo
Did you know that Argentina’s Japanese population comes mostly from the Okinawa region of Japan? Enjoy a night of music by Los Parraleños (a Japantino rock band known for the album “Kumbia Samuray”), along with groups playing traditional sunawai and sanisen songs typical of Okinawa. Make sure to try the yakitori (chicken kebabs) and grab a Sapporo beer. Like a true Japanese tavern, space is limited- there’s only room for 10 more seats! To reserve your spot, send a Whatsapp to: 11-4783-8917.
19:00 – 23:00 hrs. | Social Sushi Izakaya | Ciudad de la Paz 2478 | Belgrano
Convinced that cheese is its own food group? This class is for you! Learn how to pair the right wines with the real main course, your cheese plate of course. There will be five wines and cheeses, selected by the fantastic staff at Trova. Click here to purchase your $500.00 ticket online.
19:30 – 22:00 hrs. | Trova | Dr. Emilio Ravignani 1710 | Palermo
The peso got you feeling down? Is your dream vacation tasting street food on the streets of Malaysia and Vietnam looking kinda impossible right now? Learn how to make baos and pho-soaked sandwiches in your own kitchen with a class from closed-door restaurant, Fuego. What’s on the menu? Pulled-pork sandwiches, Vietnamese lemongrass chicken patties, Malaysian steak burgers, all accompanied by a special spicy sauce. Part of the fun is tasting all your creations after the class is done! The class costs $1,500.00. Reserve your spot by emailing: [email protected] or calling: 11-6647-2174.
19:30 – 22:30 hrs. | Fuego | Av. Callao and Peron [exact address on inquiry] | Microcentro
One of the finest examples of French architecture in the city, the Palacio Paz opens its doors for a wine tasting organized by Espacio Gasset. Led by an official tour guide from the palace and a sommelier, the tasting will cover five wines from Bodegas Bianchi and a selection of smoked meats from Secretos de Monte. Your ticket is $550.00 for the evening, and printed tickets must be presented at the door.
19:00 – 21:30 hrs. | Palacio Paz | Av. Santa Fe 350 | Microcentro
Entrance is free, and along with Berlina’s 22 beers available on tap you can enjoy a special menu designed for the afternoon. Browse over 20 stands with hundreds of records for that rare find you’ve been searching for. Bargain bins will help you stretch your peso even further, and if vinyl’s not your thing you can find books on music, CDs and DVDs.
13:00 – 20:0 hrs. | Berlina Bunker | Estados Unidos 352 | San Telmo
Still stuck in the city and looking for weekend plans? Grab a bike, hop on the 168, or hitch a ride north to Olivos. Bonita Brewing Company’s hosting a festival with over 20 craft beers on tap (Funes Birreria, Quiquia, Rabieta, Bierhaus, and more) featuring beer talks, live bands (latin big band, La Descarga), DJs, and art performances (Instagram hit, Dibujitos de Oficina) until 3:00 AM. Your early-bird entrance fee of $250 gets you a ticket, reusable cup, and 2 beer refills (hurry up, this deal ends on Tuesday!).
15:00 – 03:00 hrs. | Bonita Brewing Company | Av. del Libertador 2699 | Olivos
Being vegan is no easy feat, but The Vegan Market makes it easier by hosting regular get-togethers where you can find all you need for cleaning supplies, toiletries, accessories, and items for your pantry. With over 20 stands at La Casa del Arbol, the event is both kid and pet-friendly! Entrance is free.
12:00 – 15:00 hrs. | La Casa del Árbol | Av. Córdoba 5215 | Palermo