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    What is with the coffee?

    Coffee Found!!! Finally I have found a wonderful coffee that I can make at home....found it at Coto on French at Peuyyredon.in Barrio Norte....Segafredo, Expersso....it is vacuumed packed....or shrink wrapped...and perhaps that is the secret. Most coffee on the shelf is not sealed properly...
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    gourmet for nine pesos

    Siamo Noi in Palermo at Guatemala esquina de Carranza....not a very visually inviting place....open for lunch and dinner but because of the ambiance, lunch is best....their menu looks on the surface very similar to many but order their vegetarian sandwich and you will get a plateful of...
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    What is with the coffee?

    Well, thanks for the explanation and information....my friend from Florida is coming to visit at the ent of Feb. and she promises to bring me some of my favorite coffee. Actually, I found a very inexpensive expresso aribica ground coffee, on the shelf at the local grocery stores for about $3 a...
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    What is with the coffee?

    Dear People, Okay, I must be a coffee snob but where is all this Italian coffee? Aren't there a gazillion Italians here? I have tried ALL of the coffee available here in Argentina from the supermarcado shelves to the gourmet coffee stores...they are all weak and....well...horrible. They...
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    Restaurant recommendations

    This restaurant is fabulous! It is organic and vegetarian and the food is so VERY creative and tasty: It is BIO Restaurant, Humboldt 2199 (esq. Guatemala) in Palermo Hollywood. They have a menu del dia is about $12 to $15 pesos....otherwise a beeyootifool dish of brown rice and tofu and...
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    ferry ride

    Since I can stay in Bueno Aires for only 90 days, can I then take the ferry to Colonia, Uruguay for the day, return, and get another 90 days? Also, I just bought a one way air ticket to Buenos Aires....is this okay? I plan on telling them the truth, that I plan to exit the country via ferry to...
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    getting my sea legs

    Thanks, Paul, for your last reply to my first question. My Husb and I will just be soaking up all there is to do in Buenos Aires for six months. I was told that Recoleta is the BEST area to live in but I don't want to spend more than $350 for a furnished apt. Is Palermo a best second? Are...
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