(Note: this restaurant could be listed under the Las Canitas neighborhood).
My husband and I had a delicious lunch here on a recent Friday. For Buenos Aires, we were early, about 1 pm, so the first ones in. I ordered a glass of sauvignon blanc from the featured list of wines of the day posted on the blackboard, and my husband ordered a beer. Both arrived promptly, in attractive glassware, and at the chilly temperature we both wanted on that hot day.
We inquired about the day's specials and both ordered from that list. I had probably the best onion tart (quiche) that I have ever had. The crust was exceptionally thin and crispy, so the proportion of warm, gooey, flavorful filling to shell was wonderful. This came with a simple salad and bottles of balsamic vinegar and oil. My husband ordered a pasta dish of home made pasta stuffed with chicken and vegetables, in a pink sauce (creamy marinara). The filling was steamy hot and the texture of the pasta delicate, not gummy. The lunch price included dessert (we both ordered some of Argentina's delicious ice cream) and a basket of warm bread and a salmon/onion/butter dip. The meal, including the cover charge, was a little over 100 pesos. (6.8 peso:$ exchange rate currently)
The setting is two rooms, divided by a wall decorated with polo shirts and balls (this is near the polo fields). The dark wood and white walls with chalk boards listing today's featured wines is suggestive of a bistro.
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