Each March 9 is celebrated on World Tortilla Daya special date for all lovers of typically Spanish dish. Therefore, in his eventwe bring you the best way to celebrate the existence of this delicacy: 8 gastronomic tours in the Buenos aires city.
Tortilla de Papas Day: 8 must-see food tours
ALDO’S WINE BAR
Aldo’s Wine Bar, one of the premises of renowned sommelier Aldo Graziani, surprises with its high-quality Italian-Argentine cuisine and its unique selection of wines by the glass. Its relaxed atmosphere invites you to taste more than 500 project labels from small and medium-sized producers in its warm lounge or at its bistro-style tables on the sidewalk. On its menu, the tapas with a Mediterranean imprint stand out, such as the traditional-style potato omelette. To make it, they sauté premium white potatoes, some leaving them in slices and others barely stepping on them to create a creamy texture on the inside. They add free-range eggs and caramelized onions and finish cooking in the pan.
- Address: Syrian Arab Republic 3037, Palermo.
Tapas and new versions of typical dishes of our gastronomy, with flavors from Buenos Aires and from other parts of the world. All this represents Arrabal, a modern canteen in Chacarita that has a lounge, bar, a deck on the sidewalk, and a picturesque internal patio. One of the latest additions to the menu is the potato tortilla, baked in a cast iron casserole. Ideal for sharing, it is smooth in texture, golden on the edges and comes bathed in a special aioli, prepared with a reduction of chistorras and cider plus a subtle herb oil.
- Address: Santos Dumont 4056, Chacarita.
Created by meat sommelier Julio Gagliano, the Viejo Patrón restaurant offers pasture-raised meats, dishes with a Mediterranean imprint, and a select wine list. In this elegant three-story mansion, with a semi-roofed terrace and a deck on the sidewalk, you can taste a very “argenta” potato omelette, with fried onions, provolone gratin cheese and house chimichurri. A perfect proposal to accompany the house specialties and pair with its wide variety of labels.
- Address: Av. Larrazábal 502, Liniers.
Jornal is a space in Saavedra that specializes in sourdough bakery and croissanterie, although it also stands out for its artisan pastas and tasty homemade dishes. Everything can be enjoyed in a room with a classic and modern aesthetic at the same time, at tables on the sidewalk or order to go. Their Spanish-style potato omelette is unmissable, 100% recommended for sharing, since it weighs 600 g and is 15 cm in diameter. They prepare it with top-of-the-line white potatoes, cut into medium-thin slices, to which they add eggs, onion, red and green bell peppers, garlic, bay leaf, and pepper. The result is a baby tortilla, very juicy but consistent.
- Address: Garcia del Rio 2802, Saavedra.
At the emblematic corner of Humboldt and Costa Rica, La Dorita is located, a classic canteen that offers home cooking and a wood-fired grill in an environment that is as warm as it is relaxed. It is ideal for solitary clients or to go in a group, with the family or as a couple. Featured on their menu are two potato tortillas: the classic Spanish one and another with a tempting heart of provolone, which is only available on weekends. They prepare them with candied potatoes, caramelized onions and egg. However, the secret is that, by integrating these ingredients, they barely crush the potatoes to form a much creamier and moister interior, regardless of whether the diner chooses it baby or well cooked. They come in individual sizes and are perfect to accompany your tasty cuts of meat.
- Address: Humboldt 1905, Palermo.
Desarmadero Bar and Desarmadero Session are two Palermo bars that stand out for their wide variety of beers from prestigious artisan producers. But that’s not all, they also add an interesting homemade menu with a focus on hot tapas and street food dishes. On their menu, there is no shortage of potato omelette, made with potatoes, brunoise onions, eggs, pepper and a touch of mustard that gives a plus of flavor. During cooking, the aim is for it to acquire a crunchy texture on the outside and very soft on the inside.
- Address: Gorriti 4300, Palermo.
Tribu is a restaurant on the Martínez waterfront that presents traditional dishes with gourmet touches, many of them cooked in a clay oven or on the grill. Its careful setting and relaxed style offer a unique experience facing the river. The most requested entry on the menu is its strong Spanish-style potato omelette. They make it with candied white potatoes, caramelized onions and free-range eggs. Even better, it comes stuffed with brie cheese and is served with roasted bell peppers and a roasted garlic lactonese. It can be ordered ready, baby or cooked. As the portion is generous, it is ideal to share between two people or snack between three.
- Address: Juan Diaz de Solis 2794, Martinez.
Located in the heart of the CasaSur hotel in Pilar, Trufa is a sophisticated space that has two proposals to satisfy its diners. On the ground floor, its elegant lounge is perfect for an intimate lunch or dinner, while its rooftop is more relaxed: between tapas and signature cocktails, you can enjoy incredible sunsets and live DJ sets, next to the pool or in their comfortable chairs. A reversed tortilla is offered here. Chef Diego Berduc prepares it barely crispy on the outside and baby on the inside, with a garlic aioli and fresh sprouts grown in hydroponics that give it a special “crunch”.
- Address: R. Caamaño 1370, Pilar.
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