Assador Rio´s opened its doors in one of the most famous addresses of Rio, once occupied by Porcão Rio´s.
This traditional property comes back to the gastronomic scene fully renovated with wood textures, stones and rustic decoration with an elegant ceiling that enhances the natural light and complements the unobstructed views of Guanabara Bay, Sugar Loaf and Burle Marx gardens surrounds the dining rooms.
Assador goes straight to the point by offering valued meat cuts in its “rodizio” service and reduced but delectable variety of side dishes in the buffet, where you will find a good selection of fresh salads, vegetables, and a table of charcuterie and Brazilian artisanal cheeses.
The attention is drawn to the skewers and boards that circulates in the dining room, serving classics such as Skirt, Picanha, Hump steak, Lamb chops, Ancho Beef, among other noble cuts such as the Tomahawk – a piece of meat that joins the rib and entrecôte – Chorizo and Shoulder Steak. Do not leave Assador without a taste of their prime rib, which is grilled for 10 hours!
Capacity: 550 guests Private rooms for group from 80 to 350 people Highlights: Unspoiled views & Private group rooms Location: Downtown
This stylish restaurant is the perfect marriage between Asia and Rio: it might serve far-east flavors, but the design and ambiance were completely thought out to bring inside one of the most stunning views of the city. From the terrace, you can look over Guanabara Bay and Sugar Loaf Mountain, admiring the skyline of buildings, forested mountains, and the iconic Christ the Redeemer.
With four chefs at the helm, the menu brings an exciting mix of contemporary Asian flavors, complemented by an excellent selection of cocktails, wines, and sakes.
The main dining room is designed in amphitheater style to ensure that each and every guest experience its gastronomy overlooking the iconic landmarks of Rio from the window.
Capacity: 100 to 1000 guests Highlights: sunset overlooking Rio´s iconic landmarks & multiple spaces for exclusive group use Location: Downtown
Promoted by the “dry” crusaders, a movement led by rural Protestants and social Progressives, “Prohibition” in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933.
Now picture for a moment you travel back in time. It is 1930, New York City, during these days of prohibition. On a Saturday night, you and your friends are quite anxious but excited. Everyone has decided to ignore the law and find some forbidden alcoholic drinks. The only way to accomplish this evening is to visit a Speakeasy, an illegal bar. They are referred to as the Speakeasy due to the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors.
Through word-of-mouth, rumors could be heard about the location of these hidden places that kept the leisure and nocturnal pleasures. Imagine an acquaintance secretly gives you an envelope with a mysterious clue. If you are sharp enough to guess the correct answer, you will be part of a secret community where clients themselves are responsible for inviting new friends to join the mystery…
It seems so long ago since those days of old. However, even to this day Buenos Aires boasts a wide variety of close-door bars that recreate the atmosphere and style of those old times. Since they are usually above, below, or behind something else that makes them less-than-easy to locate, we offer our travelers a different and unique experience: an expert bartender guides them through the city’s intriguing prohibition-style cocktail dens.
Our first stop is a bar which takes the concept of a Speakeasy and puts it into full gear. On a quiet street in Palermo Hollywood, the typical pedestrian would never notice it. There are two rites of passage that each customer must complete before entering the bar. First, they whisper a password to the doorman, which is the answer to the clue they previously received in an envelope. Once the door is opened, our guests enter a smaller room where there is a phone booth at the other end. The next step is to enter a secret code into the phone which opens a door and allows them to reach the bar. An impressive variety of drinks delights our travelers at this spot.
The second stop is a private social club which is not open to the public. It is a recently renovated house in the middle of Palermo Soho to accommodate for private events. Classy with a modern-design, this place also features a courtyard and a pool, which is used for special pool parties during the summer.
After this, they are guided to another neighborhood where they encounter a large wooden door with no sign, other than the street address and a doorman. Once our visitors are in, they will notice a large contrast between its run down entrance on a quiet street and its classy, upscale environment inside. It is time to enjoy some tasty food with their cocktails.
The evening goes by visiting different redoubts: small doors in discreet roads, colonial houses, taverns hidden behind a sushi bar or even a flower shop… each of them with its own magical secrets. Each of these destinations makes this journey worthy of memories.
A differentiating factor with respect to the traditional bar is the cocktail proposal. If anything could define these hideaways it would be the premium high-quality of these classic drinks. Our guide promptly recommends the specials of the house and shares tips and recipes to prepare the best combinations. To finalize this journey, our travelers take with them a cocktail booklet, filled with recipes from each of the destinations.
For those who are seeking that “middle of nowhere” sensation, we developed the most bespoke camp experiences by blending style, comfort and natural beauty in the most seamless fashion…
We will provide you with a comfortable and prestigious accommodation according to each profile: from the most rustic settlements, to the most luxurious one. Its true value lies in their isolation, their ability to offer access to untouched and pristine locations and the capability to make travelers feel like home away from home.
It is the perfect getaway for honeymooners and families who are looking for uncompromising privacy and solitude.
01 – Passion Experience Vol 2 – Exclusive lunch at the River Plate football stadium for 420 people – we were the first DMC to ever pull off this event – a luncheon setup right next to the football field.
02 – Private crossing through the Andean lakes from Puerto Varas in Chile to Bariloche in Argentina for 2 back to back groups of 170 people each. This was the first private crossing ever organized in this remote area.
03 – The Forum brought together former presidents and leaders of the region, in addition to outstanding personalities from the business and political world. Mauricio Macri, president of the Nation, was the host of the welcome and opening dinner at the Teatro Colón.
10 – Tons of surprises – We strive to make creative surprises wherever we find the perfect moment- opera singers outside the Colon Theatre, a surprise tango stop with champagne, costume accessories for tango shows and so much more to enhance a local experience!
Vicuña has started a way in which the public and private world are empowered by an objective: astronomy. On January 19, 2017 has been remembered as one of the most important days for Vicuña, thanks to a mayoral decree that established the commune as the world capital of astronomy, which brings with it a series of activities and initiatives that seek to go that direction.
This is how the Vicuña has embarked on a path in which the public and private world are empowered by a common goal in which various actors who have already carried out activities such as the Star Party will participate once a month in the heritage Antakari Route. , the first contest of poetry, photography, painting and drawing with topics related to astronomy that had an excellent call.
One of the arguments of the decree is precisely the choice of Vicuña as the ideal place for the installation of astronomical observatories. “Since the 1960s it has been the site of several observatories, notably the Cerro Tololo observatory, located on the hill of the same name, where one of the most important telescopes on the planet and the first in our country is located. Later the SOAR and Gemini observatories were installed and the LSST observatory is under construction “, as well as a series of clear signs that Vicuña deserves to be considered the world capital of astronomy because of the greatness of its skies, 300 nights a year without clouds and the mention of these unique characteristics, not only in national media, but international ones such as The New York Times and The Guardian. In addition, tourist observatories such as Cerro Mamalluca stand out, as well as other observatories such as El Pangue, Alfa Aldea, Astro Elqui: cosmovision and archaeoastronomy, the Casa Bagua campsite, to name a few places that have implemented telescopes in their ventures.
The mayor of the commune, Rafael Vera said that signing this decree has a strategic sense, for decades the main sources of income in Vicuña have been thanks to agriculture, which will continue to be strengthened, and in cultural terms the figure of the poet elquina Gabriela Mistral, but astrological tourism will also be given a fundamental value. “We have the clearest skies and that gives us the possibility to also enhance that line, and if it is true that the traditional, the identity of Gabriela Mistral is an issue that we have been working on for a good number of years now, that of tourism It has been developing, we are offering a tourism with added value, and effectively being the world capital of astronomy, it allows us to channel a large number of tourists “commented the mayor.
Hernán Julio, journalist, scientific disseminator and director of the astronomy magazine Astrovida applauds this initiative because it points out that besides being the commune of Vicuña the first in the installation of scientific observatories, “the other thing is the fact that just in the commune there is the first dark sanctuary of nature, the first in Chile and that was declared by the Association of Dark Skies of the World and also the World Organization of Astronomy that also gives a stamp not only of the quality of the heavens, but also of darkness that today is so important because of the issue of light pollution, “says the researcher. “I think we also have to integrate the educational world, because young people are the heirs of these heavens, and not only the heavens, but what it involves is also a technological scientific heritage,” added Julio. It should be noted that the Gabriela Mistral Dark Skies Sanctuary is located in the grounds of the AURA observatory, belonging to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, who acquired the land in the 1960s, and since then they have tried to maintain favorable conditions. for astronomical research.
The name of the place is not accidental, since the poet was always in love with the Elqui Valley, her place of birth.
The macro objective of this project is to consolidate Vicuña itself as the world capital of astronomy thinking of the total solar eclipse that will take place on July 2, 2019.
Miroslava is a dreamer and entrepreneur, she loves to explore and discover new places, cultures and customs. That is the reason why she is in Argentina today working as an administrative assistant at ALCHEMY DMC. She is characterized for being a happy, empathic, proactive person who works in an organized and responsible way.