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The Feria de Mataderos

The barrio of Mataderos, former home to Buenos Aires’ slaughterhouses, has always been tightly linked to gaucho culture and the meat industry. In fact, the neighborhood is also known as “Nueva Chicago”: a nickname the local football team still plays under.


San Telmo’s Market Hall

Occupying a good chunk of the block sketched out by Estados Unidos, Defensa, Carlos Calvo and Bolivar, the Mercado de San Telmo is a place which locals and tourists visit in almost equal numbers. The latter to buy antiques and souvenirs, the former for their day-to-day groceries.


Status – Peruvian Restaurant

“You’re right! That is totally Russell Brand! I don’t know, maybe he’s here for a movie premiere? He’s going outside for a smoke, I’m going to follow him!”