Hello lovelies. There’s just so much going on in terms of food-tastic events of late that I thought I’d save you the extra clicks around the web and give you all the information you need right here. Because I love you. Now I hope you’re hungry.
Salta Regional Cuisine Week at the Palacio Duhau – Perhaps my favorite hotel in town, the Park Hyatt will be hosting a week-long celebration of the culinary delights of Salta, located in northwest Argentina. From May 21 – 27, Chefs Federico Heinzmann and Gloria Diez Peña will be whipping up some yumsies – all accompanied by wines from Colomé. Talk about mouth-watering. The set menu will cost AR$300 at lunch and AR$400 at dinner. For reservations call 5171-1340.
Palacio Duhau – Alvear 1661 – Recoleta
“Night of Select Argentine Meats” (Noche de Carnes Selectas Argentinas) at the Hilton in Puerto Madero – Have you ever wanted to gnaw on some gamey meats not found in your supermarket butcher’s section? Between May 17 – 19, Por eso, del 10 al 12 y del 17 al 19 de Mayo, Chef Emiliano Sabino will serve a 6-course menu that includes venison, wild boar, rabbit, quail, and viscacha (wtf). You’ll be washing all of this down with Alamos wines from the Catena Zapata winery, which should help ease the emotional stress of chowing down on little Bambi. There will also be a live jazz quartet. All yours for AR$310. For reservations call 4891-0040.
Hilton – Macacha Güemes 351 – Puerto Madero
French-Argentine Culinary Workshop – For the rest of the month, several culinary workshops will delve into the flavors of autumn around Buenos Aires. Each workshop will be led by a different chef and promises to spice up your routine with some new recipe ideas and foodie insights. On May 16th, you’ll be at an intimate wine tasting at Unik restaurant in Palermo, and on Friday, May 18 you will get expert tips from the chefs at La Bourgogne (at the Alvear) and Café des Arts (MALBA) on “the hunter’s kitchen” (you might eat some more Bambi). Antonio Soriano from renowned Algodón Mansion will cover teatime delights on Sunday, May 21. Click the link for more delicious information. For reservations contact Lucullus at 4703-3177.
Cuisine & Vins Expo 2012 – Check out the Palacio Paz (once the largest private residence in Argentina, now known as the Círculo Militar) in Retiro from June 6-8 for the annual Cuisine & Vins blackout event of the season. Chug fancy wines as fast as you can before going on the warpath for gourmet canapés and desserts. Tickets cost AR$130 – 20% discount with Visa if you purchase in advance. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org
Palacio Paz – Santa Fe 750 – Retiro