Asado and Tranquility on Bodegas Nieto Senetiner

On a trip to Argentina, Patagonia and Mendoza balance each other out perfectly. Or at least they did on mine. After 4 days of strenuous physical exercise – glacier trekking, mountain climbing, horseback riding, lamb eating – nothing felt better than a few days of lounging poolside with sun and cool mountain breeze. In Patagonia…

El Lomito de Papito Barloa

“But we can go somewhere else,” he offered nervously. Even before landing in Mendoza he had brought up the idea of treking out to this place on the outskirts of the city. But he seemed to think I wanted to sit on touristed Sarmiento swirling a glass of overpriced wine with the sun bouncing off my chalk-white skin.…

A Quick Note About a Shrimp Empanada

Another great little empanada I had was at a place called Zitto on easy-breezy Ave. Sarmiento in the heart of Mendoza. I guess the place is known more for its pizzas than anything else, but an important thing I’ve learned during my time in Argentina is that a place with good pizza is guaranteed to…