July 9 is independence day in Argentina, and I wanted to celebrate by re-sharing the story of a taxi adventure that led to what became one of my favorite things to eat in Buenos Aires.
When I was doing taxi adventures in Buenos Aires, lots of cabbies told me "it's not a meal without un buen bife." Though a lot of taxistas insisted that the best steaks came from their own barbecues, they also led me to some of Buenos Aires' finest cheap parrillas. Here are my five favorites.
If you're living in or traveling to the Metropolis of Beef, there are quite a few non-bovine treats that are unique to Buenos Aires and totally worth tasting. Here are my ten taxista-recommended favorites.
Three years, four months and sixteen days ago, I went on my very first taxi adventure in Buenos Aires. Sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I hadn't gotten into the cab that Enrique was driving and ended up at Parrilla Peña. Oh, that steak...