La Dolce Vita: The Sweet Life in Mendoza

Editor’s note: Payson Ruhl is a sophomore at Claremont McKenna College, majoring in International Relations. She spent her summer working at a technology company in Mendoza, Argentina, while eating her way around the city in her spare time. Read what she has to write about gelato in Argentina! ** Flash back to early April when I found out I had secured an internship in Mendoza, … Continue reading La Dolce Vita: The Sweet Life in Mendoza

Everything you need to know about nightlife in Buenos Aires

Nightlife. The word takes on so many different meanings depending on who you are. You could be into clubbing, bar hopping, live music, tango, eating, ping pong, karaoke, talking, or my personal favorite – just sleeping, and Buenos Aires has it at an unparalleled quality (except for the sleeping of course). I know there are thousands of nightlife guides out there, but as promised for … Continue reading Everything you need to know about nightlife in Buenos Aires

El Rey de Chori: Get your Sunday Sausage now

There’s a reason why Sunday in Buenos Aires is my favorite day of the week, and it’s called El Rey de Chori. We discovered this little gem while we were being shoved around by the massive throng of tourists and aggressive vendors in the San Telmo fair. Seeking refuge from the overwhelming crowds, aggressive vendors, and the occasional pick-pocket, my friends and I found ourselves in a parking … Continue reading El Rey de Chori: Get your Sunday Sausage now

Ready, Set, Juice! The Factory in Palermo Soho

While I’ve largely remained immune from the so-healthy-it’s-unhealthy obsession with juice, juice cleanses, and detoxes in the US, my 2 months here in Buenos Aires have changed that. Ever since I stumbled across The Factory, a juice bar in Palermo, I found my true calling. Started by a Danish-Venezuelan couple, Ayaz and Liyanleth, The Factory opened it’s doors 2 years ago with a goal to … Continue reading Ready, Set, Juice! The Factory in Palermo Soho

5 Forks for Burger Joint

While I usually refrain from reviewing popular places, Burger Joint is an exception. The popular eatery makes some of the best burgers in town, and is frequented by tourists and porteños alike. One visit to the Palermo Soho outpost is all it takes to become an addict. My first visit to this institution was within my first week of being in Buenos Aires. After having … Continue reading 5 Forks for Burger Joint