Monthly Archives: August 2011

La Femme Mange d’autres cuisines a Buenos Aires

It was week 4 of our month-long South American trip, and other than 2 Japanese meals, we had not veered outside of local cuisines. Though there was plenty of regional cooking to try in Brazil, there had been less variety … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange San Lorenzo, Salta

Due to our choice of accommodations, the excellent, value-for-money Casa Hernandez, we often found ourselves in San Lorenzo, a quiet suburb about 10 kilometres away from Salta, at dinner time. Given its location and serenity, it would surprise no one … Continue reading

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La Femme Boit uno Submarino

Tea time is very important in Argentina. Indeed, when dinner is at 10 pm or later, one had better not miss the Merienda, that period between 5-7 pm, where people descend on cafes and neighborhood pubs, enjoying something light to … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange a vineyard lunch at Ruca Malen

“That was my favorite day of our trip”, the husband sighed with pleasure, recalling our day in Mendoza, where we visited 4 vineyards, tasted (and bought) copious amounts of wine. Indeed, things had gone swimmingly, from our fantastic guide to … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange an Argentine Parillada

For the uninitiated, beef is synonymous with Argentine cuisine. Beef takes top billing on the menu of any old Argentinian restaurant, and while there are the stock chicken and pasta dishes, and at least a single order of pork chops … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange dinner at Peña La Casona del Molino

Given tango’s renown throughout the musical world, it is thus surprising to discover that it is not the most popular music genre in its birthplace, Argentina. Instead, it is traditional folkloric music with its earthy gaucho roots that enjoys that … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Llama

For you animal lovers out there (especially of the cute and furry kinds), this post will seem incessantly cruel. First I tease you with a picture of the silly looking and oh so adorable llamas… …and then I proceed to … Continue reading

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