Moveable Feasts is a weekly agenda in which our food writer Alyssa Hansen gives us the low-down on BA foodie events. Up this week: cooking classes on Middle Eastern, Korean, and American food, wine tastings, and pairing menus.
MASA Invades Banquito Rojo
There is no one who doesn’t like them some fried chicken. Inside a taco, drizzled with beet-flavored sour cream and sprinkled with fresh herbs and coleslaw? Even better. Make your Monday by heading over to El Banco Rojo to enjoy a taco or two, a la MASA (aka chef Kevin Vaughn).
19:00 – 23:30 hrs. | Banquito Rojo | Bolivar 914 | San Telmo
A cozy cooking class in the home of Clarissa, an aficionado of world cuisines and home chef. This cooking class is part I of a two-part series on Middle Eastern cooking. Learn how to prepare Sfiha (empanadas), Tabule, Baklava, and Turkish coffee. To call and make your reservation for the class: 11 4551-3051.
19:00 – 21:30 hrs. | La Casa de Clarissa | Virrey Arredondo 3408 | Belgrano
Oporto is a haven for wine-lovers and gourmands looking to recreate the magic of their childhoods with fresh ingredients and adult flavors. They’ll be uncorking some delicious wines by the bodega Cadus (offshoot of Nieto Senetiner, located in the Uco Valley). For $400.00 per person, message them on Instagram to get a link to purchase your spot, or email: [email protected]
19:00 – 20:30 hrs. | Oporto Almacén | 11 de Septiembre 4152 | Núñez
Indira Viajes y Turismo brings you a special night that will transport you to an Italian terrace with authentic appetizers, cheese and meat plates, cheesy stuffed conchiglione (sponsored by the Italian pasta brand De Cecco), and a panna cotta dessert. Beverages include a welcome drink of an Aperol Spritz, a cup of Los Alamos Malbec, and spring water. To reserve your seat for $500.00, call 11 4501-3090.
20:30 – 23:00 hrs. | Tiempo De Sabores | Asunción 4026 | Devoto
Sponsored by Feria de Vinos Orgánicos y Sustentables, this event is a mash-up for your palate: the best of Argentine organic wines and English pub food! Get your advance tickets by the 19th for a 10% discount ($405.00 per person), or pay $450.00 at the door for all-you-can drink reds, rosés , and whites. In case of rain, you can enjoy your wine next Wednesday, the 27th.
19:00 – 23:00 hrs. | English Pub | Jerónimo Salguero 1358 | Palermo
Durigutti is a trusted name when it comes to wines, and we’d gladly follow them all the way to Neuquen to taste the honeyed flavors of their latest wine, Aguijón de Abeja. Thankfully, you can trot over to La Malbequeria, where you’ll try a Cabernet and Chardonnay, nibble on cheese plates, and if you decide to dine under the stars in their patio, you get 20% your bill with your ticket of $450. Click here to purchase online, or email ([email protected]) or call: 11 4832-4022.
20:00 – 22:00 hrs. | La Malbequeria | Gurruchaga 1418 | Palermo
Chefs Sergio Moro and Juan Lopez are cooking up a 5-step paired wine menu to kick-off the new season at Veinticinco Barricas. The $1,200.00 per person fee includes 5 plates (from grapefuit ceviche to venison with a reduction of Malbec), 5 wines, water, and coffee. To make reservations, email: [email protected], or call: 11 3293-0227. Large groups are welcome! Tables of 4/6 people are up receive a special discount.
21:00 – 23:00 hrs. | Veinticinco Barricas | (exact address upon reservation) | Almagro
Sandra Lee (of Take Sushi, and guest instructor at the IAG) is hoping to spread the word about the health benefits of Korean cooking. It’s old news that fermented foods can extend your life-span, and Korean cuisine is heavy on the kimchi. Nutritionist Mariana Silvestro will give you the science behind how things work. This first cooking class in a 3-part series shows the average home-cook how to prepare non-spicy, healthy foods with ingredients you can find in your local verduleria. For more information and to reserve your spot, email: [email protected]
19:00-?? hrs. | Take Sushi and Deli | Helguera 720 | Flores
Taught by Craig Jull and Luis Cacace (of Smoke King Ahumadoras), this afternoon class on American-style BBQ will cover a smorgasbord of meats: pork, cow, brisket, chicken, and more. After signing-up for this cooking class, you’ll know how to buy the right meat, prep it, how to handle a smoker, learn classic American rub recipes, and all the right temperatures and timings. Stick around to sample everything that you cook after. For all those smoke kings out there, your ticket is $1,500.00, while “queens” get a 50% discount! Payment only via bank transfer (for instructions, email: [email protected]).
10:00 – 16:00 hrs. | Buller Brewing Company | Junín 1747 | Recoleta