And it’s all about what you put in your mouth this week. From the Petit Marché to One Table and Cocina sin Fronteras, it’s a great week to be hungry in Buenos Aires.
Tonight’s One Table might already be fully booked – that tempting sirloin rump steak smoked in apple wood on today’s menu was clearly a sure-fire meal winner – so it’s full-steam ahead on the bookings front for the next few Mondays. Our chef Hernán Gipponi changes up his chef’s table menu each week, executive sommelier Andrés Rosberg picks the wine and the ensemble that is One Table is complete. Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood.
RAW Fest kicks off today for until Saturday for the first in a line of alternative eating and lifestyle events. Organized by Faena and Raw Club, RAW Fest will host various talks from local experts who will share their knowledge about raw diets, rebirthing and yoga. Subscritpion is daily and includes a live lunch, with yoga classes held by the Faena Hotel’s spa director Agustina Caminos. Faena Arts Center, Aime Paine 1169, Puerto Madero.
There’s more kitchen syncing when Daniel Kantorowicz takes over the kitchen at Blanch Restaurant, with the noble assistance of course, from Blanch’s owner Diego Rizzi. Expect poetry in motion as well as poetic dishes from the pop-up team. From 9pm, Andrés Arguibel 2813, Las Cañitas.
One of BA’s more successful party nights is High on the Roof. Last year, the event took over the rooftop at La panadería de Pablo opposite a stunning church in Montserrat and the 13th floor at the Pulitzer; fresh for 2014, it’s takes place at Primafila at the BA Design Center. With music from Zuker, Santiago Martinez and Rumanians, this is guest list only so be sure to email over your details. From 8pm until 1am, Primafila, Pueyrredón 2501, Recoleta.
Our monthly happy hour is back! That’s right, Thank Fierro It’s Friday returns for another evening of cocktail sipping and tapas picking in our gorgeous back garden. Tapas by Hernán Gipponi, drinks by Fede Cuco, music by Buddha Beats. For the tapas and drinks list, visit our Facebook page, and check out this blog for a look at what happened last time… 7pm to 10pm, Fierro Hotel, Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood.
One innovative dining event that takes place on a monthly basis is Cocina sin Fronteras. Chef and owner of San Telmo’s El Baqueano, Fernando Rivarola, invites his fellow chefs and friends from around Argentina and South America to literally cook without borders together. Saturday sees Argentine chef Leonardo Choi and Peruvian-Nikkei chef Mitsuharu Tsumura team up with Rivarola for a six-handed, 12-course tasting menu. Expect ceviche, alligator gyoza and slow-cooked Wagyu beef among other creations. 8pm, Chile 499, San Telmo. Tel: 4342-0802.
Also this weekend, Buenos Aires Market makes its debut in the Palermo Hollywood-Colegiales borders, Two days of food fair fun will take place at El Dorrego, Zapiola 50, Colegiales. From midday, Saturday and Sunday. SAVE THE DATE: Next week is all about fashion and style. BA Fashion Week swings into action, as does La Ciudad Es Moda.
And for the Francohiles, the Petit Marché makes a welcome return to the market scene on Sunday. For one day only, crepes and eclairs and all manner of yummy French-ness will be happening. More info here.