Roux It turned out that I had time for a leisurely lunch ahead of my flight to Lima, so with Buenos Aires bidding me farewell with a beautiful spring day I took a relaxed stroll towards the same neighbourhood where I’d dined at Oviedo the night before. It had looked smart and full of likely …

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Juana M I’d had a pretty relaxed time in Buenos Aires. I did a fair amount of wandering in the pleasant warmth of the afternoons but nothing had been done at anything beyond a leisurely stroll. As I neared the end of my time in the city I wondered whether I’d done rather too little …

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Oviedo Having dined in highly disappointing fashion at much-vaunted Tegui the night before – I will spare you the details – I was keen for my final dinner in the city to be somewhere pretty simple and welcoming. I went against convention by choosing a seafood place, Oviedo, on Beruti. Prior to that I went …

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Mishiguene It’s 22 hours since I sat down to lunch at Mishiguene and I’m still full. Rarely have I been so voluminously fed or has a cliché – of the Jewish being feeders – been so comprehensively reinforced. I believe Mishiguene translates as something like a crazy and that could definitely be used to describe …

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El Baqueano The weather was so bad in Buenos Aires that the Copa Libertadores final which matched the city’s – and arguably world football’s – greatest rivals, Boca Juniors and River Plate in a superclasico for the ages was postponed. And don’t get me started on the polo. It had been thundering all day and …

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