Since arriving in Argentina I have been dying to see a traditional grill, and in particular a lamb slow grilling over a fire. I’ve seen it on many Anthony Bourdain travel shows, and really wanted to see it for myself. I got the chance in Calafate.

Calafate is known for its lamb, and as I walked around town, I came across a local restaurant that had it on display. It’s pretty impressive.

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But the best really was to come at our group dinner at Don Pichon. Apparently the best lamb in town.

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The lamb looked impressive all splayed out, and when it arrived at our table, the Cordero for One really could have easily been Cordero for three!! The portion was massive!

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The grilled potatoes and sweet potato was incredible, and the lamb was the best I have ever tasted. Especially the greasy and crunchy bits! It was so large, I had to get a bit unladylike and use my fingers. And… I didn’t come close to eating it all… not even a little bit!

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