Buenos Aires: Café in a Benedictine Monastery

I really tried to avoid the phrase "oasis in the middle of the city", one of the cheapest pre-fixed sentences in contemporary writing. I really-really tried; but you'll have to believe me,  in this case it's 100% justified and accurate. The beauty and majesty of La Abadía (or the Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos) haven't received enough attention, … Continue reading Buenos Aires: Café in a Benedictine Monastery

Café Gourmand, the coffee shop Montevideo deserves

café gourmand

I never had much luck with cafés in Montevideo. Even though with every visit I find that the offer is definitely improving, the truth is that 95% of the time the menu is predictable, the attention is somewhat indifferent, coffee is not very good and there is a general lack of charm that bothers me … Continue reading Café Gourmand, the coffee shop Montevideo deserves