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The Making of Mujeres Con Pelotas

Article by Sharon Salt.  

Ginger Gentile and Gabriel Balanovsky are busy, busy, busy. When I talk with them in their studio about their latest documentary, Mujeres Con Pelotas, our conversation

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Cyber URSA: Ethical, Small-Batch Argentine Accessories and Apparel

Article by Sharon Salt.  Model Photos: Flor Lista.

Despite being nine months pregnant and dealing with mid-day traffic and a power outage, Liz Gleeson is a center of calm. All the chaos of Buenos Aires seems to slide off her back. She must

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The Accidental Expat: Top 3 Reasons I’m Thankful I Didn’t Go Home

Article by The Wanderita, Rachael Leonie.

I never planned on living in Buenos Aires. I didn’t come to escape the chains of routine. I wasn’t looking for a room to rent or a job to cushion my stay. And I certainly wasn’t planning on falling in

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Denisse M Vera: Macramé, All Grown Up

Article by Sharon Salt.  Photos by Christopher Polack.  Styling by Faisal Westheimer.

Before meeting Denisse M Vera, when anyone mentioned macramé, I would invariably

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Dustin Luke Tells Us: Why Argentina?

Interview by Vivi Rathbone.

August, 2008, Buenos Aires – Sitting in the office of the owner of a large Buenos Aires night club, loudly negotiating in perfect Spanish exact terms with the club owner

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Where Can You Get an Authentic Argentine Parrilla? Gaucho Garcia!

Article by Nora Wallenius.  

Everyone knows the best steak in the world is eaten right here in Argentina. Asados, poorly translated in English as barbecues, are a favorite national pastime, bringing friends, families, neighbors, and coworkers

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Love, Lust, & Bondiolas in Buenos Aires

By Rachael Leonie.

Before leaving for Buenos Aires, they all told me: you’re going to fall in love.

Little did I know I’d first fall in lust: not with a tall, dark, and handsome Porteño, but rather with the bondiola

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Chef Juan Carlos Lopez on Cooking in Buenos Aires

Article and Interview conducted by Rick Powell, San Telmo connoisseur of all things artistic.

The first time Juan Carlos Lopez got a standing ovation for his cooking was when he made simple tacos for 25 hungry backpackers at an art hostel in San Telmo

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Hausos: Rachael Pawlowski Creates With Her Hands

Interview by Sharon Salt.

Rachael and I reschedule our meeting to sidestep the massive heat wave that’s plowing, slow as molasses, through Buenos Aires. But even as the following week <span style="line-height

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Circle of Drink: Five Questions for Dave Mate

To know Dave Mate is to love him.

We started calling him Dave Mate, because many of our friends were named Dave, and this Dave was known to carry his mate gourd and termos with him wherever he went.  He initiated the most dynamic mate circles, leading

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