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BAIN Ladies’ Night Out – March 27th, 2019

This month we would like to come back to the Hotel Emperador but to their beautiful terrace. We would love to make the best of BA hidden gardens before Autumn is back.

Please rsvp directly to Silvia at silporta@hotmail.com


Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Location: Hotel Emperador terrace
Address: Av. Libertador 420, Retiro.
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We will order from their bar menu directly.

There will be lively conversation, delicious drinks and most importantly… girl friends time and chat!
First time? Don’t be shy. We are waiting to welcome you.
Not a newcomer? This is a great opportunity to bring someone new into town!

Hope to see you there,



NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS. Guided tour in English. The furniture, the art and the beautiful building itself make this tour well worthwhile.

WHERE: Libertador 1902
WHEN: 13:15 Thurs. March 7th
COST: Free


Sintesis Tapas Asiaticas, 1.5 blocks from the museum. I just discovered this little gem. SPACE IS LIMITED to 12 people.  

WHERE: Jose Leon Pagano 2689
WHEN: 14:15
COST: 575 pesos cash to be paid to Joanna (exact change appreciated), includes  tip, glass of wine plus non-alcoholic drink, appetizer (choice of 5), main (choice of 8), coffee or ginger ice cream.

RSVP to Joanna Graf,          jsharpegraf@gmail.com by Tuesday, March 5th

February Monthly Social — Friday, February 22 — 6 pm — Argenta Tower Hotel

Join us for a social get together. Catch up. Check in. We’ll be glad to see you.

Please send your RSVP to Toni at tonilin@aol.com

FRIDAY, February 22, 2019, beginning at 6 p.m.

BAIN will provide light appetizers, and members and guests can purchase drinks from the extensive bar menu.

Location: Argenta Tower Hotel (Vivaldi Restaurant), Juncal 868, Microcenter

Fees: BAIN Downtown members – no charge

Guests – 250 pesos*

*If you join BAIN Downtown at the meeting, your guest fee is waived. The fee to join BAIN for one year’s membership is 800 pesos.

Museum and Lunch — Thursday, February 21st

Museum of Hispanoamerican art

RSVP to jsharpegraf@gmail.com by Feburary 19

RETIRO, MUSEUM OF HISPANO-AMERICAN ART Isaac Fernandez Blanco. An eclectic little museum with a collection of sculpture and silver items from North, Central and South America, located in an old mansion set in lovely grounds. An oasis in the middle of skyscrapers.
WHERE: Suipacha 1422, between Libertador and Arroyo
WHEN: 13:00 Thurs. Feb.21, for a self-guided tour
COST: 50 pesos


DA MINGO, one of my favourites, good food, service and atmosphere
WHERE: Juncal 887, across from Argenta Tower (2 blocks from the museum)
WHEN: 14:00
COST: 500 pesos cash to be paid to Joanna, includes  tip, glass of wine, appetizer, main (choice of 5, including low carb options, desert or coffee or water.

RSVP to Joanna Graf,          jsharpegraf@gmail.com by Tuesday, Feb. 19th.

Tour and Lunch – Wednesday, January 23


MICROCENTRO – CASA ROSADA MUSEUM, museum located in the remains of the Fort of Buenos Aires
WHERE: Hipolito Yrigoyen just to the right and behind Casa Rosada.
WHEN: meeting time is 11:45 for the self-guided tour, you decide how much time you want to spend.
COST: free


CHINO CENTRAL, great food with some spicy options.
WHERE: Rivadavia 656 near Plaza de Mayo ( between Florida and Maipu. )
WHEN: 13:00
COST: 500 pesos cash to be paid to Joanna, includes cover, tip, drink, appetizer, main, desert or coffee.

Joanna Graf, jsharpegraf@gmail.com by Monday, Jan. 21.

Tour and Lunch — new date December 11

Come to the tour or the lunch, or both.

Palacio de Congreso tour in English — Dec 11th
Hipólito Yrigoyen 1894
Tues. Dec.11, 2018 at 12:10
Register at the Security Desk inside the door WITH ID
Cost: Free

LUNCH to follow
Liliana Helueni, Santiago de Estero 244 at 13:30
Syrian restaurant specializing in authentic Arabic food. Wonderful staff and delicious food.
Cost: $400 pesos includes cover, tip, water (con or sin), wine or beer, starter, main (4 choices), dessert or coffee.

Please RSVP to Joanna Graf by Sun. Dec 9.
jsharpegraf @gmail.com or 11 5629 6908

Holiday Dinner — December 6 at 8pm — Palermo

Cabernet, Jorge Luis Borges 1757, Palermo
Reservations for dinner to be made before November 30th
Members — $AR 1000
Non-members — $AR 1200
Space is limited, so reserve right away
Contact any BAIN Downtown Board Member

November Wine & Tapas — Nov 17 at 8pm

Please join BAIN​ Downtown for an evening of wine, tapas, and friendly conversation.

How does it work? Bring wine, finger food, and your sparkling self to join other BAIN members in a night of socializing and making new friends.  We look forward to catching up with you!

RSVP to paddyblessington@yahoo.co.uk.  The address will be sent to you via email response.  The event is from 8 to 11 pm in Palermo on Saturday, November 17th.

New to Buenos Aires? New to BAIN Downtown, or is this your first Wine & Tapas? It’s easier than you think! One of our members has graciously opened their doors to create a social environment for any BAIN member interested in attending.  If you are interested in becoming one of these fabulous hosts or if you have any questions about the event, please contact a BAIN Board Member or go to http://www.baindowntown.com.

This event is limited to current BAIN Downtown members only and their personal guests. If you are interested in becoming a member of BAIN Downtown, please contact bain.downtown@gmail.com.

Wine & Tapas is held in a member’s private home. Please extend your host the courtesy of an RSVP, and if it turns out that you can’t come, inform your host of that fact in advance of the event.