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Wednesday, 06 December 2017

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Writer Margaret Atwood to Speak at the National Library[www.thebubble.com]
The novel’s starring character Offred converges in a Christian theonomy in New England, where some women in bondage try to raise up against a misogynistic system. Even when many consider “no artist desires to prove anything” —thank you, Oscar Wilde— Ms. Atwood visit comes at a great moment to demonstrate that fiction will always be a media to explore our most complex realities.

Macri Defends Project to Reform Pension System: ‘Retirees Will not Lose With the New System’[www.thebubble.com]
Jorge Triaca defended her sisters appointment, arguing she had been working in the Bank for two years and was chosen by the entitys President. Beyond the fact that she is my sister, I have not influenced him in any way to make the decision, he added. However, chances are not all will be satisfied with that explanation.

The Setlist: Live Music In Buenos Aires December 6th Edition[www.thebubble.com]
LOUTA will be transforming the the lovely Xirgu Espacio Untref into his own personal living room for a show in which his charisma and theatrical antics will be at the center of the stage. He’ll be playing both Friday and Saturday, sponsored by El Nuevo Manantial / the University of Tres de Febrero. We highly recommend following him on instagram. Polo shirts and weirdness abound.

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Where to Find the Best Brunch in Buenos Aires 2018[LandingPadBA]
Brunch in Buenos Aires is gaining ground, but not always around the corner. We list off where to go for the best eggs, biscuits and more for 2018.

Friday, 01 December 2017

‘Tis the Season… For Contraband[Vagrant Violet]
Over-the-top prices on a shotty quality and severely limited variety of… pretty much everything  lead many Argentines who can afford it to travel abroad to spend the holidays. I mean, the prices here are sick and do not correspond to the third-world salaries.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Sittin’ on the Dock…[SaltShaker]
arroz horneado, or baked rice, laden with prawns, crab, and mushrooms, was probably the best value we had, even at 630 pesos ($36) for a full portion (420 for a half ($24), or individual portion), mostly just because of how good it was. Although, towards the end, Henry found a long hair baked into a helping on his plate.

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Living In Argentina: Catcalls and Piropos[TangoSpam]
The piropo has its beginning in Spain, 17th, 18th century Spain. (Some say Italy too, but I am not going to write the eternal history in this blog post.) It started with the aristocracy.

Friday, 24 November 2017

What to do in Mendoza If You Don’t Drink Wine[argentina-travel-blog.sayhueque.com]
place to visit in Mendoza from July to October, when there is as much as 43,244 acres of skiable surface. You can buy your skiing costumes and equipment from the resorts as well. You can either opt for a single day tour to the resort or can stay over at one of the finest restaurants and make the most of your trip here.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Travel Argentina: Masticar Market Obsessions[Pick Up The Fork]
s mercado on November 9-12, where farmers and artisan purveyors show chefs, cooks, and food lovers the exciting edible diversity from around the country. These were some of the highlights: Click here for a full list of market stands.

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