GOING OUT - Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Hotels & Shopping
 

Kaffir Thai, named for the aromatic kaffir lime leaf which is used in many Southeast-Asian dishes, whispers of a destination half a world away.  With blue jeweled elephants painted on the walls (trunks up, for good luck), carved Buddha masks, and brightly-colored silk pillows for sitting cross-legged on the floor, the ambiance sings not necessarily of Thailand alone, but a mixture of...

Ever been to Venezuela?  Wanna go?  It’s on the corner of Guatemala and Jorge Luis Borges.

In a place where a modern setting meets old-world food, where Palermo Soho meets el Hatillo, where traditional mestiza music meets ground-breaking Djs, Caracas Bar is a pulsing beat of criollo culture tucked deep in the heart of Buenos Aires.  So named for the capital city, the bar, like...

Take a stroll around Palermo on any weekend afternoon and you’ll probably come across a dozen places offering a “brunch” special. The end of the week ritual has become such a trend that it has spawned its own nomenclature: brunchear. Being raised on my grandfathers late Sunday breakfasts that always featured the same simple and delicious menu: crispy bacon, waffles and lots of maple...

 

Maybe it’s because you need a password to get in. Or perhaps its because of the plush velvet interior, the crystal chandeliers and the roaring 20s soundtrack wafting through the doors. Whatever it is, everybody is talking about Frank’s Bar.

Located on the edge of Palermo Hollywood, you wouldn’t know it was a bar-unless you knew it was Frank’s. A “Joe Mafia” guards an...

It is a known fact that Argentina just can’t do authentic Mexican food.  After many have tried and failed miserably, here comes a neon pink and yellow diamond in the rough, bringing little Mexico to Buenos Aires.   This upscale taquería hybrid combines Mexican street food with a Palermo twist, without any pretention, attracting hungry taco eaters from all walks...

If there was one thing in common among local rock stars, you might begin by stating that all of them, past or present, sooner or later, gets their hair cut at Roho. 15 years ago, owner Oscar Fernandez created this mecca for musicians, designers and artists who were searching for an original look that distinguishes them from the rest. In other words, this man knows exactly how to make a...
 
Juana de Arco, one of the most unique and artistic clothing lines in Buenos Aires, invites you into the warm universe created in its Palermo Soho boutique as soon as you walk in the door. The place is filled with colorful fabrics and textures that take creativity to a new level. Mariana Cortes, the head designer and creative director of Juana de Arco, creates women’s street-wear, lingerie and...

It doesn’t take newly arrived visitors to Buenos Aires very long to realize just how stylish the city is. Evidence is everywhere, from the European-inspired architecture and inviting plazas to the trendy restaurants and bars that are popping up all over the city. As you might expect—and you’ll certainly notice—the Porteños’ fashion sense is as happening as are other aspects of the...

 
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