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Recommended restaurants in Montevideo: Pizza at Sin Pretensiones

What things cost in Uruguay

I often get asked how much things cost in Uruguay. Here is an unscientific list to give you an idea what you …

Guru'Guay coupons: Free treat at Sin Pretensiones

Gourmet Uruguayan comfort food in a vintage furniture store

Local dishes just like you wished Mamá made cooked exquisitely in a vintage furniture store in the Old City of Montevideo. Fresh local …

Masitas - the secret weapon that allows Uruguayans to have such a late dinner

Dinner time in Uruguay is …10pm??!!

Mealtimes in Uruguay and restaurant opening hours are similar to those in Argentina – breakfast and lunch at “normal” times and what …

Craft beer

Checking out the craft beer in Uruguay

As a beer drinker, not a wine drinker, things were rather dry in Uruguay during my first decade here. I lamented that …

Where to watch the World Cup in Montevideo. Or where the real sports bars are

Forget those plastic replicas in the shopping centres. These are the real thing out in the neighbourhoods of Montevideo. It’s not going …

Where to watch the sunset in Montevideo – and get great fish and chips too

7pm on a summer’s evening. The sun will be going down in under an hour. Where’s the best spot to kick back …

My top 3 places to eat in the Ciudad Vieja

Three choices, all completely different one from the other, and not a parrilla in sight. La Pasionaria Reconquista 587 Tel: 2915 6852 …

Typical Uruguayan Breakfast

Breakfast is not big in Uruguay

The bad news was that breakfast was not big in Uruguay. A typical breakfast is a café con leche accompanied with a …