Over 350 Buenos Aires Restaurants Closed In The Past Year

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, franchises, lifestyle, real estate, tourism

Owning and operating a restaurant in Buenos Aires is no longer an attractive business model for the hundreds of Capital Federal restaurateurs who closed their doors for good in the past twelve months. The Middle Class Slashes Spending and Restaurant Closings Multiply is the headline of Alfredo Sainz’s detailed analysis in La Nacion which paints a culinary cautionary tale for aspiring …

Subway To Open New Argentina Franchise Every 72 Hours

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, franchises, real estate, us companies

Subway is conquering the Argentina fast food landscape one 15-centimeter sub at a time and planning a year-end marathon like no other in the history of Argentina franchises. The world’s largest restaurant operator will open a new Subway every 72 hours over the next two months in Argentina, according to Apertura’s Joaquin Garau. Most of the new locations will be …

VanityBA: Palermo The Preferred Destination For Buenos Aires Dining

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When it comes to dining out, the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo is far and away the favorito gastronomico for locals, according to a recent poll conducted at the Buenos Aires Market food fair. According the La Nacion’s Angeles Castro, 53.5% of all respondents said they prefer dining out in Palermo. In fact, Palermo took the top three spots in …

With La Imprenta Closing, The Belgrano Rumor Mill Churns

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A popular Belgrano restaurant and cafe has closed triggering speculation that a residential megaproject is in the works. iProfesional’s Patricio Eleisegui says La Imprenta Café & Bistro lowered the persianas permanently yesterday after twenty years of service in the barrio. The closing is the latest in a string of high-profile restaurant and store closures on the Belgrano block with a …

KFC Opens First Argentina Location in Alto Palermo

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A Christmas miracle of sorts for Buenos Aires residents who have been waiting over two years for the arrival of Colonel Sanders, the “Receta Secreta” and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Rumors surfaced back in October 2010 about the possible Argentine return of Pizza Hut, one of Kentucky-based Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) global restaurant brands. If Pizza Hut enjoyed a successful relaunch …