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New Businesses in Buenos Aires that you Should Know About

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By | December 9, 2010 | 15 comments

During 2010 many new businesses opened up shop in Buenos Aires, some small, some will be huge within the next few months. Here’s our list of the new guys around town that you should check out!

Entertainment
BA Cast, http://bacast.com/
Expat Dan Karlin and Buenos Aires local Fernando Farias chat it up once a week on an entertaining Pod Cast about Buenos Aires life. Tasteful jokes about general living in BA, interesting guest speakers, tips and a “buena onda” or good vibe. All in all, definitely a cool listen.

Ploox, http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=136780596343715&v=wall
New to the nightlife scene, PlooxBA boasts to play only the latest and new electro, hip hop and indie music every Friday night at the Red Room (side entrance of Hummer on Juan B Justo). After going to a few clubs in Buenos Aires, most complain of the same thing…hearing the same music. These guys are bringing you refreshment for your ears.

Beerlingual http://www.facebook.com/Beerlingual
From the founder of Spanglish, Beerlingual strives for the same goals; to have fun and to meet new people. The night is based around a trivia game where teams compete, have some beers and a good time. Show up with friends or solo. It’s worth going just to hear some of the improvised answers!

Fresh Air
Buenos Aires Boot Camp, http://bootcampbuenosaires.wordpress.com/
is a great way to stay in shape with an English/Spanish speaking trainer. International mixed groups enjoy meeting in different areas of Buenos Aires and training outdoors. Individual classes are offered so track down their unlimited biweekly pass.

Bici Bike Sharing System http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/11/bicing-bike-sharing-system-hits-the-streets-of-buenos-aires-tomorrow.php
Finally, a bit of the “Green Movement” gets to Buenos Aires. Following two years of empty promises, the Buenos Aires government has made a strong push to get the rent-a-bike system in action! It is official: Bici Bike System is up and running as of December 1, 2010! A great business that we can all get behind.

FC BAFA, http://www.fcbafa.com/ If you have any interest in playing soccer (futbol), these are the guys to talk with. With organized games every week, your level of talent, gender, nationality, whatever- it doesn’t matter. Everyone is there to have fun and play soccer. A good place to meet new people and make some new friends in Buenos Aires.

Food

Buenos Aires Delivery, http://www.buenosairesdelivery.com/
A popular concept from college towns in the U.S., Buenos Aires Delivery allows you to order food from some of the best restaurants online. An easy-to-use web page allows you to select whichever type of food you seek and see what restaurants deliver to your neck of the woods in Buenos Aires. Oddly, these delivery orders are rumored to be faster than regular delivery! A very convenient business addition to BA.

Hot Sauces:

El Tejano http://eltejano3.blogspot.com/ has jumped at the opportunity to answer Buenos Aires’ call for help in the spicy department. This guy takes his sauce making seriously high quality ingredients, no preservatives, delivery to your home and a low cost. Impressive one man operation!

Also, rumor has it that these two jokers are making their rounds with a new hot sauce called La Boca Roja: http://yayabeans.com/

Top It, http://topit.com.ar/
Is all the rage when it comes to real-deal frozen yogurt. One of the few existing options right now in Buenos Aires (December 1, 2010), they supply a nice variety of regular and exotic toppings. We personally dig the melon/blueberry combo for a refreshing treat during the summer heat.

Pancho Villa Tortillas, http://www.tortillapanchovilla.com.ar/
If Buenos Aires was guilty of anything, it would be a lack of variety when it comes to food. Luckily, this city seems to attract a nice blend of entrepreneurs that know how to remedy just that. Pancho Villa Tortillas now supplies the hungry with real corn tortillas and a few other traditional Mexican products for your home cooking needs!

KE Viva El Mundo http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1631163677
An interesting hostel has sprung up that also offers a low-cost asado option, one available to the general public, on the weekends!

SendLoveBA, http://www.sendloveba.com/, last but not least is SendLoveBA. A company that you should know about, though it’s probably more important that your friends and family abroad know about this one. SendloveBA sends care packages to people anywhere in Buenos Aires. Cupcakes, bagels, chicken soup, cookies…everything is homemade. Try to subtly send your family the link!

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SO FAR, THIS ARTICLE HAS 15 COMMENTS!

  1. Mark Sandusky

    09/12/2010 - 12:54 pm

    Hey Landing Pad BA! The rumors are true! I am one of the jokesters out there selling La Boca Roja. We’re definitely jokesters, the videos on our site can attest to that, but we actually have a good hot sauce too! We spent a month on an organic farm in El Bolson where we developed the recipe. We will deliver it anywhere in the city. Just email us at yayabean.ba@gmail.com. We’ll have a real site dedicated to our hot sauce soon but for now enjoy yayabeans.com where we cover aerosmith songs in our underwear and document our life with a video update every week.

    Thanks for the post WEBMASTER. We got excited when we saw it.

    Cinco Arriba,

    Mark Sandusky

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  2. Gretchen

    09/12/2010 - 6:34 pm

    Yay! I love La Boca Roja and of course the two jokesters, Mark and Kevin.

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  3. Maria Carra

    10/12/2010 - 8:21 am

    BA Cast is the first serious podcast for BA, a great listen and so much fun to be on it as well!

    I have to check some of these food businesses out!

    Cheers!

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  4. Andy Werner

    10/12/2010 - 2:01 pm

    Great list, well done.

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  5. GAVRIELA

    10/12/2010 - 7:11 pm

    Thank you for your nice comments, anytime you want to eat corn tortillas just email me!!
    Gaby

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  6. GAVRIELA

    10/12/2010 - 7:11 pm

    Thank you for your nice comments!!

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  7. jed rothenberg

    10/12/2010 - 7:34 pm

    Send Love BA is the best idea ever. Madi, the owner, is probably the coolest girl in this entire city – nay – this entire conurbano. I’d like to thank her for bringing birthday cake into my life and to show my thanks I’m inviting her and all her friends to a free asado at my house this Sunday! Come one Come all!

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  8. webmaster

    10/12/2010 - 7:42 pm

    It appears that I need to tighten the grip on the comment system of this new site. Thank you for pointing that out Madi.

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  9. Paul Strobl

    12/12/2010 - 8:40 pm

    Excellent list! I didn’t know about Pancho Villa Tortillas. As a Texan, I’m going to have to check this out!

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  10. Marisa

    13/12/2010 - 10:33 am

    Hi!

    I found this page throught a post by Paul Strobl in Facebook…

    Quesadillas are good! (I would like to live closer to the city to have some! :)
    Anyway, I have recomended it to my friends who also love mexican food.

    Very nice list here… Good job!

    Love and Light,
    Marisa

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  11. Dominick DalSanto

    15/12/2010 - 3:49 pm

    As an expat, I find that among the things I miss the most, are spicy Mexican foods. Thanks for the info about these great companies…

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  12. Withers Davis

    22/12/2010 - 6:30 pm

    LP Staff – thanks so much for featuring Buenos Aires Delivery. You guys rock. We’re making the site better and better every day. If anyone knows a restaurant that wants to sign up send us an email at badelivery@gmail.com.

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  13. Mikey Cando

    24/01/2011 - 7:05 pm

    Hey LandingPadBA!

    Thanks for the shout out on here! So glad to hear about some decent hot sauce and flour tortillas finally making their way into the city!!!

    Solid list you guys came out with, met a few of these cats and I must say, a great group of ppl!! Anywhoo, hopefully see some of ya’ll on the futbol pitches with FC BAFA!!!! BAFAbrazos :D

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  14. Craig Jull

    25/01/2011 - 3:36 pm

    Extranjero’s are able to see markets here as they have a fresh set of eyes.
    Thanks for the list, going to have to try out the Tortillas!

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  15. Dirk

    22/05/2011 - 2:33 pm

    I wanted to let you know about a new web site that we’ve started here in Buenos Aires, with plans for world domination in the near term.

    It’s called Otro Servicio, and brings a much needed ratings system to the services trade in Argentina. You know how your friend’s cousin’s brother’s great aunt came to fix your bathroom and ripped a hole in the ceiling big enough to fit the entire selección argentina through? Well worry no more! Now you can rely instead on the collective opinion of thousands of people like you. It’s free and it’s easy.

    Check out this video of the tragi-comic tale of one famous couple’s plumbing-fuelled passion and subsequent demise. But who will she choose, her valiant prince or the exotic newcomer?
    Tragedia en Paraíso

    Enjoy!

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