Buenos Aires

Follow Andrew as he heads to Buenos Aires and explores the meat culture of one of the world's great towns and tangos away the night with a stunning young starlet.

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    October 12
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Andrew experiences dining at private in-home restaurants -- a new, hot trend for foodies in Buenos Aires. 960 1280

  

The head of a dorado, or 'tiger of the river,' is specially prepared for Andrew at Paladar Buenos Aires restaurant. 960 1280

  

Andrew sits in the backyard kitchen of the Wilka family -- Quechan Indians from northern Argentina's mountainous region. 960 1280

  

Never weak in the knees, photographer Joel Weber steps to the edge to capture the most compelling Bizarre Foods images. 960 1280

  

This prehistoric-looking animal is actually a wild hare -- common animals on the wild pampas of Argentina. 960 1280

  

Quechan hosts show Andrew the common grains and foods that their ancestors subsisted on for thousands of years. 960 1280

  

Corn is a staple food of aboriginals in Argentina. Each region has many varieties, including this black corn. 960 1280

  

Food is baked underground by placing meat and vegetables on hot stones and covering them with dirt and leaves. 960 1280

  

For Quechan meals, the men use the green cabbage leaves and the women use the purple leaves as plates. 960 1280

  

San Telmo, Buenos Aires' oldest neighborhood, is host to a big street fair every Sunday. 960 1280

  

Hugo Chavarrieta, the owner of La Brigada Steakhouse, prepares to make meat lovers' dreams come true. 960 1280

  

The sun rises on a 500-lb. calf that local gauchos roasted overnight for Andrew's light lunch at an estancia, or ranch. 960 1280

  

A calf's intestines -- yes, still full of half-digested grass -- are braided before throwing them on the fire. 960 1280

  

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