This Week with BAIN Downtown

There are so many exciting events this week with BAIN Downtown, it’s hard to choose which ones to attend!  Luckily, you don’t have to choose – you can attend them all!  Become a member today and your calendar will fill up quickly with lots of diverse and interesting events that are sure to catch your fancy.  Start the process by filling out our New Membership Sign-Up Form and one of our Board Members will contact you within the day!

You can always see an updated list of events on our Calendar, but here is a quick view of this week’s events:

Wednesday, September 19

  •  10:00am – 12:00pm: Baby/Toddler Group Play Date – bring your little one and join our play date in Recoleta.  This week there will be an extra treat, a sampling of baked goods from the new bakery Lucho’s Homemade Treats.  Contact Niccole de Campos to RSVP.


  • 8:45pm: Monthly Dinner at Parilla Donca – Join in our dinner group this month as guest host Jim Isaacs organizes this tasty event.  The restaurant is located at Charcas 4799 (on the corner of Godoy Cruz, in Palermo) and for a price of 125 pesos per person you get a three course meal, a glass of wine, one gaseosa or water, service/table charge and tip – not too shabby!  For a full menu, visit our Newsreel.  Contact Jim Isaacs to RSVP.

Thursday, September 20

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm: Book Club – This month’s title is Rumors of Rain by Andre Brink, a story of corruption and redemption in South Africa.  We will meet at a member’s home in Recoleta, email Sheridan Pidcock to RSVP.  This group always involves a great discussion and insight into reflections of the book, whether it’s your first time or you are a seasoned reader – come and see what the book club has to offer!


  • 6:00pm – 9:00pm: Ladies Night Happy Hour – Keep your fingers crossed for nice weather as Ann and Margaret have organized this month’s Happy Hour at Primafila in the Recoleta Design Center terraces.  If the weather is bad we’ll be inside, but with a nice evening, this location has a great outdoor seating area! Leave the fellas at home and join in this fun, social event.  RSVP to Ann Sager: or Margaret Sauvé:


And last but certainly not least, if you haven’t RSVPed for this month’s Spring at the Sivori event, do so now!  Email or leave a comment on the event post.  BAIN Downtown members are free and guests are $60 (unless you RSVP and join at the event, you can start your membership benefits immediately!).  Join us for sweet treats and a champagne toast to welcome the arrival of spring!




September Monthly Dinner

This month’s BAIN dinner is being organized by Jim Isaacs, who also ran our May dinner.  It will be held at “Parilla Donca.”

Donca is a parilla with a full restaurant menu.  It has been well received, and has an on-site attentive owner who speaks decent English and has managed hotels and restaurants in Spain, Italy and Argentina.

Here are the details:

Time: Wednesday September 19, 2012 at 8:45 p.m.

Place: “Donca,” Charcas 4799 (on the corner of Godoy Cruz, in Palermo).

Cost: 125 pesos per person, inclusive of everything (a three course meal, a glass of wine, one gaseosa or water, service/table charge and tip).

RSVP to Jim Isaacs at

And the menu:

First course:

Spring salad (greens, beets, carrots, tomato, egg, ham and cheese)
Rustic sausage with fries
Homemade empanada with tomato garnish

Second course:

Ham and Mozzarella sorrentinos (pasta) with tomato/cream sauce
Mustard chicken with potato “virutas” (twirls)
Tira de asado (BBQ short ribs) with baked potato or green salad


Fruit salad
Flan with dulce de leche sauce