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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 …

Beer Tap by Hernán Piñera

Tipping in Uruguay

Tipping etiquette in Uruguay is fairly straightforward. Tipping tends to be voluntary, and therefore much appreciated. Restaurants & cafes I would recommend …

Gaucho by Vince Alongi

The Gaucho Museum

The Gaucho Museum and the Museo de la Moneda –the Mint Museum- share an ornate “palace” on Montevideo’s central avenue. The extravagant French and …

The Eagle in Atlantida by Joaquin I

Atlántida – wide sandy beaches 30 miles from Montevideo

Atlántida is a quiet, sleepy resort town, 30 minutes drive from Montevideo. Even at the height of high season, when Atlantida is comparatively busy, …

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 …

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 …