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  Buenos Aires Grill, Argentine Steakhouse and Spanish-Italian Cuisine, 2191 Arapahoe Street, Denver
An Argentine steakhouse with Spanish and Italian cuisine.
Argentine cuisine draws heavily on its European heritage, with the influence from Spain and Italy being the most dominant.
But if there’s a single food that can represent Argentina, it is beef - The asado, or traditional barbecue, is a national pastime where every imaginable cut of meat is cooked slowly “a la Parrilla” (on the grill) in the company of friends, family, and a good glass of wine...
denverargentinerestaurants.com /argentine-grill-in-denver.htm   (188 words)

  
  Argentine Cuisine - CookbookWiki
[[Image:rightthumb]] The Argentinean cuisine is defined by 2 distinctive aspects: the cultural and influences and the increased agricultural potential.
The Italian contribution to the Argentinean cuisine is significant, as there are many pizzas (pizza canchera, pizza rellena, pizza por metro and pizza a la parrilla), pastas and gnocchi (pasta dumplings with potatoes).
There are 4 different cuisines in the Argentinean space: the Central (Pampean) cuisine, the Cuyo in the North-West, the North-East region and the Patagonia, or the Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire).
www.cookbookwiki.com /Argentina   (1132 words)

  
  menumagazine: News, views, reviews, multi-ethnic food & drink information - Feature - The Cuisine of South America ...
Argentine cuisine evolved distinctly from the rest of Latin American cuisine because of the heavy influence of Italian, Spanish, French and other European cuisines.
The cuisine of this region is heavily influenced by indigenous cuisine.
The gaucho (cowboy of the pampa) contributed to the national cuisine with dishes made with sun- or salt-dried meats and churrasco (a Brazilian counterpart of the barbecue), a meal of flame grilled fresh meats.
www.menumagazine.co.uk /archive/sept06/south_america.html   (2315 words)

  
  cuisine - FUTEF
Argentine cuisine evolved distinctly from the rest of Latin American cuisine because of the heavy influence of Italian, Spanish, French and other European cuisines which makes the typical Argentine diet a variation on what is often called the Medit...
The cuisine of Denmark, like that in the other Scandinavian countries (Sweden and Norway), as well as that of northern Germany, its neighbor to the south, is traditionally heavy and rich in fat, consisting mainly of carbohydrates, meat and fish.
Latin American cuisine is a phrase that refers to typical foods, beverages, and cooking styles common to many of the countries and cultures in Latin America.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Swedish cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A cuisine (from French cuisine, meaning cooking; culinary art; kitchen; itself from Latin coquina, meaning the same; itself from the Latin verb coquere, meaning to cook) is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin.
Swedish cuisine is similar to the cuisine of Denmark and cuisine of Norway, in that it is traditionally simple.
The cuisine of Denmark, like that in the other Scandinavian countries (Sweden and Norway), as well as that of northern Germany, its neighbor to the south, is traditionally heavy and rich in fat, being predominated by carbohydrates, meat and fish.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Swedish-cuisine   (732 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Cuisine of Argentina
Argentine cuisine evolved distinctly from the rest of Latin American cuisine because of the heavy influence of Italian, Spanish, French and other European cuisines which makes the typical Argentine diet a variation on what is often called the Mediterranean diet.
While Argentine pizza, derives from Neapolitan cuisine, the Argentine fugaza/fugazza comes from the focaccia xeneise (Genoan), but in any case its preparation is different from its Italian counterpart, and the addition of cheese to make the dish (fugaza con queso or fugazzeta) is an Argentine invention.
The cuisine of this region shows more influence from its prehispanic cultures in the Andes Mountains than in the rest of the country; in fact the historical centers of the provinces of this region are located in Andean areas, with the exception of Tucumán, Santiago del Estero.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Argentine_cuisine   (4119 words)

  
 Argentine cuisine
Argentine cuisine is distinct from that of the rest of Latin America by the characteristic influx of two great European traditions: Italian and Spanish cuisine.
Another determining factor of Argentine cuisine is that Argentina is one of the world's major food producers, including wheat, maize, meat (especially beef), milk, and since the 1970s, also soybeans.
Although there exists an Argentine cuisine that is common to the whole country—asados (grilled meats), dulce de leche (a sweet caramel-like custard), empanadas and mate—there is a cuisine that is specific to each of four regions of Argentina, which follow in order of population (2005):
www.culturecentric.com /Life-A/Argentine_cuisine.php   (3420 words)

  
 HotBot Web Search for argentine
Argentine Tango is a social dance and a musical genre that originated in Argentina and Uruguay.
Argentine is a Brooklyn based indie rock band.
argentine: any fish of the family Argentinidae, small, outwardly smeltlike fishes found in deeper waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
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 1stclassapartments to rent in Buenos Aires
The excellence of Argentine beef is recognized worldwide and without a doubt, chorizo steaks and the slow barbecue are the favorites by their own people and well as foreigners.
It is a rustic cabin made of trunks from the Argentine South, recreated from native materials from the region (lenga wood, Cypress, Rauli, Oregon Pine, volcanic stones, Patagonic porfido and rocky placas.
Tierra de Parrilleros invites you to enjoy the flavors of our country in a typical Argentine setting, using as a standard the gastronomical customs of our land, in the most exclusive area of the city.
www.1stclassapartments.com /restaurantes-argentina-eng.asp   (414 words)

  
 Macs in Argentina   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Government > Argentine government is plagued with more melodrama than the numerous soaps available for consumption on the nation's televisions.
Argentine meat is famous around the world, with many asserting in superlative parlance that no beef anywhere compares.
A certain distrust of government lingers from the days of Spanish robber barons, leaving many Argentines lauding the strength of oligarchs who concomitantly operate a kakistocracy reminiscent of mercantilism.
www.macdirectory.com /newmd/mac/pages/macculture/Argentina/page5.html   (201 words)

  
 Argentine cuisine
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 OnWisconsin Live Dining: Los Mitos
If you notice the cowhides tacked to the charred pine paneling in the new Los Mitos dining room, you might think you were in a cowboy restaurant.
At the heart of the Los Mitos menu is the traditional Argentine grill, where steaks are cooked with mesquite charcoal.
From the time he was in high school, Michael Feker, chef and owner of the new restaurant, wanted to open a gaucho restaurant - an Argentine place that specialized in the foods of this southernmost South American country - pizzas, pastas, empanadas, and grilled steaks and other meats.
www.onwisconsin.com /dining/dining.asp?id=3544   (1045 words)

  
 Saveur -
Argentine beef is born of a countryside that a Scottish visitor, Cunninghame Graham, described in 1929 as ''all grass and sky, and sky and grass, and still more sky and grass''.
Fresh beef was something only he was lucky enough to eat: It wasn’t available to most Argentines until the late 19th century, when great leaps were made in farming technology (barbed wire and the windmill), transportation (the railroad and the steamship), and storage (refrigeration).
Argentine ranchers, or estancieros, swiftly recognized the potential of a fine herd of British cattle, and before long, the expression ''as rich as an Argentine'' was common.
www.saveur.com /article.jsp?ID=1028&typeID=100   (2317 words)

  
 The New York Times: Restaurants
As an appetizer, sample the crunchy empanaditas (an Argentine version of spring rolls), and for a main dish, opt for the lobster rice or the Japanese salad.
The rack of lamb - not a common sight on Argentine menus - melts in the mouth, and the purées of vegetables such as sweet potato, squash, and pumpkin are delicious.
An unusual mix of Argentine fare like lomito (a cut of beef similar to filet mignon, often served thinly sliced as a sandwich) and ñoquis (gnocchi) and international dishes like pad thai and curried chicken are available at this bright, modern restaurant.
movies.nytimes.com /top/features/travel/destinations/centralandsouthamerica/argentina/buenosaires/restaurants_location.html   (2897 words)

  
 Argentina Recipes @ iCookClub.com
Argentine cuisine evolved distinctly from the rest of Latin American cuisine because of the heavy influence of Italian and Spanish cuisine.
Besides the regional disparities addressed in this article, there exist at least two other comparisons which are important in understanding Argentine cuisine: the first distinguishes a cuisine that is essentially urban and cosmopolitan (highly influenced by the "globalization" of food and eating patterns) from a more traditional, idiosyncratic rural cuisine.
Argentines are famous for their high protein diet, particularly beef.
www.icookclub.com /Ethnic/Americas/Argentina/info.html   (464 words)

  
 La cuisine argentine
'Argentine est avant tout le pays du bœuf, la qualité de cette viande est une conséquence de celle des pâturages extensifs de la Pampa, les animaux sont abattus jeunes, de 18 à 36 mois, ce qui garantit une tendreté particulière à la viande.
Les empanadas (petits pâtés en croûte) sont aussi nombreux qu'il y a de provinces argentines.
Le mate, une infusion d'herbes médicinales (et parfois de coca), et la boisson typique des Argentins.
www.abc-latina.com /argentine/cuisine.htm   (294 words)

  
 Wine&Spirits Magazine
Indian cuisine has also found a welcome balance between low-budget chaat shops and ornate, expensive palaces: The new breed of Indian restaurants offers the vivid, complex flavors of the cuisines of the subcontinent with wines to match.
Morrone's pedigree for such a venture is intact: His mother is Argentine and, he says, he wanted to open this restaurant in homage to her and the love of food she instilled in him.
Argentine and Brazilian restaurants in New York City used to be synonymous with all-you-can-eat menus, guys in brocaded jackets running around with espetadas of overcooked beef and copious quantities of forgettable malbec.
www.wineandspiritsmagazine.com /pages/destinations/destinations_2006.html   (4599 words)

  
 Argentina Travel Guide - Argentine Cuisine and Food Guide
Ice cream is particularly good in Argentina, especially from the heladerias (ice cream shops) that make their own.
The sharing of mate, a special kind of tea, is more of an Argentine ritual than a plain beverage, and is sometimes offered by the locals as an expression of acceptance and friendship.
Chimichurri, an olive oil based sauce and Salsa Criollo, an onion and tomato based spicy sauce, are often found in Argentine restaurants.
www.allaboutar.com /culture_cuisine.htm   (359 words)

  
 EncycloWine: Encyclopedia for Wine Enthusiasts - Argentine wine
Argentine wines started being exported during the 1990s, and are currently growing in popularity.
The devaluation of the Argentine peso in 2002, following the economic collapse, further fueled the industry as production costs decreased and tourism significantly increased, giving way to a whole new concept of wine tourism in Argentina.
Due to the high altitude and low humidity of the main wine-producing regions, Argentine vineyards rarely face the problems of insects, fungi, molds and other diseases that affect grapes in other countries.
www.encyclowine.org /index.php?title=Argentine_wine&redirect=no   (517 words)

  
 Sigels Fine Wines and Great Spirits | Argentina | Argentine, Wine, Argentina, Other, Largest
Argentine wine, as with many aspects of Argentine cuisine, has its roots in Spain.
Argentine winemakers have traditionally been more interested in quantity than quality and the country consumes 90% of the wine it produces.
Argentine wines started being exported during the 1990s, and are currently growing in popularity.
www.sigels.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=196&Itemid=64   (605 words)

  
 Argentina On Two Steaks A Day
The same goes for Argentine wine; it is excellent and designed to get you safely through the large portions of beef.
There is a darker side, too, to Argentine condiments, and it is called salsa golf, the unholy alliance of ketchup and mayonnaise.
The same is true for Argentine ice cream; there is no guar gum to contend with, when you get a cone you have to work fast.
www.idlewords.com /2006/04/argentina_on_two_steaks_a_day.htm   (3420 words)

  
 Articles, Culinary Traditions Of South America: Argentina
One of the most remarkable differences between Argentine Cuisine and exotic cuisines from around the world is the heavy influence that the cuisine of the Italian and Spanish cultures had on it.
Startlingly enough, due to the influence of the Italian culture on the country of Argentina, Italian food staples such as lasagna, pizza, pasta, and ravioli are commonly seen on the Argentine table, at least in the country's major cities.
Argentine dishes are normally very high in protein, so grilled meats are commonly seen on a plate of Argentine food.
www.nexwebsites.com /Articles/6581.html   (422 words)

  
 Argentina: Dining
Argentina was never a heavily populated area, so as a result, it claims almost no indigenous cuisine, prior to the arrival of immigrants.
Argentine beef is highly prized for its flavor and tenderness.
Argentines may also dine on viscacha, a large variety of hare.
www.globalgourmet.com /destinations/argentina/background.html   (453 words)

  
 New Twists on Latin American Foods - Feature Articles - Prepared Foods
Southern Mexican cuisine also is focused heavily on moles, and dark red chile sauces but with more ingredients mixed in—wild greens such as amaranth, lamb’s quarters and other meats, with lots of herbs and spices rarely found in the kitchens of even fine dining establishments.
Cuban cuisine typifies the Caribbean style of eating, and North American chefs have used it as a base for an innovative fusion of tastes.
South American cuisine is rich and varied, a vast treasure of culinary discovery that we can barely begin to tap here…Chilean empanadas (a turnover pie served in multiple forms)…Costa Rica’s gallo pinto (the ever-present fried rice and fl bean dish)…The search never ends.
www.preparedfoods.com /CDA/Articles/Feature_Article/55f4022f62788010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____   (1519 words)

  
 Food - Gourmet Food, Italian Food, Chinese Food, Mexican Food   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Startlingly enough, due to the influence of the Italian culture on the country of Argentina, Italian food staples such as lasagna, pizza, pasta, and ravioli are commonly seen on the Argentine table, at least in the country's major cities.
Argentine dishes are normally very high in protein, so grilled meats are commonly seen on a plate of Argentine food.
Their simplicity makes them great snacks, but they can also be served as part of a meal piping hot served with mashed potatoes, or between two slices of bread as a sandwich.
www.food-and-nutrition.com /Culinary-Traditions-of-South-America.htm   (501 words)

  
 Welcome to finest cuisine
The unique cuisine of California is earmarked by a tradition of freshness and home grown quality, calling forth to mind fresh leafy green salads, fruit, and organic just-about-anything.
In my opinion, the true cuisine of the British is not what is found in the big cities, but the unknown treasures of the table that are hiding in the farmlands and countrysides and old villages across Great Britain.
Japanese cuisine is easily one of the healthiest in the world, with its concentration on fresh fish, seafood, rice and vegetables.
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 InsideSCV.com :: Inside Entertainment
These traditional Argentine pastries are filled with a choice of beef and spices, spinach and cheese, cream of corn, cheese and onions, or ham and cheese.
The Chorizo Argentine is a milder version of the Spanish sausage but was actually quite tasty compared to the other meats.
There are a number of delicious offerings at South Point Argentine Grill, but like all restaurants that boast a large and diverse menu, choosing a completely satisfying meal could prove to be hit or miss with some diners.
www.insidescv.com /entertainment.php?id=242   (801 words)

  
 San Diego Metropolitan - Dining - February 1999
Executive Chef Gaston Medrano, an Argentine transplant, heads up a kitchen staff that includes his father, Hector, who comes in daily to make the "Empanadas." If you ask me, that is pretty authentic.
The entrée list, of course, features primarily Argentine beef, which is flown in twice a week from the Patagonia region.
Argentine cattle are left to roam freely and are fed no growth hormones, antibiotics or pesticides.
www.sandiegometro.com /1999/feb/dining.html   (533 words)

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