The Urban Grocer: The Take Away



Bring a little bit of Buenos Aires to your home with these top spots for Argentine eats from The Urban Grocer's Cailin Zaino.

Do you want to take away your own Argentine eats? Check out these top spots around the country for the best meat, dulce de leche ice cream, hearty Argentine wines, and more.

Uruguayan Meat & Argentine Treats: Everywhere
If it’s a proper South American parilla that you’re looking to recreate, then log on to Gaucho Ranch. This Argentinean run website mail orders free range, grass fed beef free of antibiotics and hormones, raised on a family farm in Uruguay.

To top it off, authentic dulce de leche, Yerba Mate, and Havannets are also available for delivery to your door. Talk about your own South American stay-cation.

Torrontes & Other Argentine Vino: Everywhere
Wanna snag your own bottle – or bottles – of Argentina’s fabulous wines? Check out Snooth for hundreds of Argentinean varietals, including the fantastically fresh Torrontes.

Find an Argentine Butcher! Almost Everywhere
And if it’s a butcher that’ll recreate those famous Argentine-style cuts, mooove on over to this list from Asado Argentina to locate a butcher in your neighborhood!

Closed-Door Restaurants: Almost Everywhere
Pssst, it’s a secret! Or is it? Uncover closed-door restaurants hiding in your neighborhood with help from the underground pioneers of Ghetto Gourmet.

Empanadas: Chicago
For classic handmade, Argentine-style empanadas check out 5411. Owned and run by three young Argentinean friends, this top-notch eatery boasts mouth-watering authentic empanadas. Better yet, they deliver, cater, and are available in a little blue lunch truck that’s not to be missed.

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream: Los Angeles
Wanna get your own sticky swirl of caramel goodness? Head to Los Angeles-based Milk for some of the best dulce de leche this side of the Rio Delta.

Alfajores & Other Baked Argentine Sweets: Queens, NY
For some of the greatest alfajores the five boroughs has to offer, head straight to Queens. Rio de la Plata bakery is loved for their crumbly yet sweet treats, while Panaderia Aconcagua is Serious Eats’ NY’s pick for the best in town.

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