Community Post: 20 Foods To Drunkenly Eat When You're Abroad
Argentina: Choripán. The hot dog of Argentina, choripán is a portmanteau of chorizo and pan: spicy sausage and bread. Add chimichurri sauce, and you’ve got the dish. Tastebud conquistadors may opt to also add onions, cheese, peppers, and sour cream. I know I would.
"Colonia del Sacramento was founded in 1680 by Manuel Lobo, Governor of Rio de Janeiro, to be a Portuguese rival to Buenos Aires, directly across the River Plate. Fought over by Spain and Portugal for almost a century (changing hands seven times between 1680 and 1778), it was known as la manzana de la discordia (the apple of discord)." Uruguay: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com
After studying abroad in Buenos Aires, I'm always on the lookout for Argentine prints, which are pretty difficult to find. It's not like Paris where you can find jillions of photos of the Eiffel Tower. But, looky here, I found a neat, vintage-esque map of Argentina and Chile. I may just have to purchase this bad boy. Etsy, Stories Divinations, $24