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Entries from March 2009

Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires

March 31st, 2009 · No Comments

Up there with the rest of the world’s famous cafes – Les deux Magots, Cafe Select, Cafe Greco, the tea room at Fortnum & Mason, Cafe Florian – Cafe Tortoni is Buenos Aires’ oldest and most famous cafe. It certainly has the atmosphere and the pedigree to be in the list of the World’s Top […]

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Tags: Argentina · Buenos Aires · Cafe

Bar Plaza Dorrego, Buenos Aires

March 31st, 2009 · No Comments

Recommended by a friend and native Porteno, this place marked the end of a long stroll through the open-air market on La Defensa. Looking out on the pretty and very busy Plaza Dorrego, this well-worn bar is the perfect place to stop, ask for a glass of Quilmes Chopp (chopp = draught), and have a […]

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Tags: Argentina · Buenos Aires · Inexpensive

Loving life in BA

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments

They say you never get a second chance to make a great first impression. Well, it’s beautiful here. Driving into town from the airport, with the honey-colored light streaming through the many trees on the beautiful boulevards…the beautiful portenos everywhere, and the amazing vibe of this city…what has taken me so long? Expect more soon […]

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Tags: Buenos Aires

Arroy-D-Thai Restaurant

March 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Arroy-D Thai Restaurant www.arroydthai.com 3106 Cambie Street Vancouver, BC V5Z 2W2 (604) 879-9999‎ (604) 879-9944‎ Cost: reasonable, most dinner entrees $9-12 Would we go back : Yes, good local Thai place but wouldn’t necessarily go out of my way to go there Good place to go for Thai food in the Main street area. The […]

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