This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Luis Muñoz)

Head to the MALBA and check out the Liliana Porter and Elba Bairón exhibits. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the evening don’t miss out on La Bomba del Tiempo, a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local absolute musts. Sarmiento 3131, Abasto. 4864-3200

For some great post dancing pizza, head to nearby Los Cocos and order a fugazetta pizza, an onion and mozzarella local specialty. Córdoba, Av. 3303, Almagro. 4963-0457.

Tuesday

(Photo by Pat Pavanelli)

Get ready for feasting in the evening with a healthy bike tour during the day, and make sure to take light fresh clothing and sunscreen because the weather forecasts a hot Christmas week!

In the evening, celebrate Christmas Eve with us at Hernán Gipponi Restaurant where a special tasting menu has been put together for the occasion.  Book your place in advance at 3220-6820.

Find a list of Christmas Eve parties here.

Wednesday

(Photo by emma@vanillasplash)

Kick off a slow and relaxed day with an Hernán Gipponi Brunch to restore your body from the Christmas Eve partying.   3220-6820.

Later on, head to Boris Club de Jazz for some live music starting at 9.30pm.

Keep in mind that the 25th is national holiday so almost everything closes. Plan any tours or outings in advance!

Thursday

(Photo by blmurch)

One of the architectural landmarks of the city is the famous Palacio Barolo full of references to poet Dante Alighieri. Guided tours take place from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours at 8.30pm include tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy.  Av. de Mayo 1370, Downtown.

Later on, stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson staring at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Friday

(Photo by dmcdaisy)

The warm weather continues so outdoor sightseeing and stopping for some well reputed Argie ice-cream are mandatory! Find a list of our favorite ice-cream parlors here.

In the evening, stop for hotdogs and a drink at the posh Verne Cocktail Club owned by Fede Cuco, our celebrated happy hour bartender. Medrano 1475, Palermo.

Saturday and Sunday

Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday, PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

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