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El Gaucho – Raising the Steaks

El Gaucho – Raising the Steaks

In an LED-lit glass case, six cuts of beef take the stage. The waiter explains how differences in thickness and fat content influences the taste, or how long to grill it. The cooled presentation box was a conscious service choice. “Austrians like to eat steak but they don’t really know what they’re eating,” explained Peter […]

Argentina’s cardinal elected Pope Francis

Benedict XVI, born Joseph Ratzinger, shocked the Catholic world when he announced his resignation on 28 February. The last Pope to resign was Pope Gregory XII in 1415 to end the Great Western Schism (1414–1418) during which there were rival claims to the papal throne. Benedict’s successor, Pope Francis, now ushers in a new era. […]

The Falklands Revisited

A decision in early February to restart drilling operations off the Falkland Islands has heightened tensions between Great Britain and Argentina and revived a long-standing conflict over sovereignty that led to war in 1982. The drilling by British oil company Desire Petroleum began Feb. 22, angering the Argentine government and triggering new regulations on all […]

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