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  • good morning good morning guys morning guys today is the day we've all been

  • waiting for we are redoing yesterday going back to

  • Cholila yes taking you to the Fiesta Nacional del Asado (Argentine National Asado Festival) yeah

  • this is the grand event the biggest argentine asado bbq and the most incredible

  • thing is that we talked to the people like the people who grill them the meat

  • and they said today is the day and it's actually happening pretty early in the

  • day there I think things let's start cooking at length of six seven in the

  • morning because the food has to be ready by 12:00 gonna be fantastic it's gonna

  • be a day to remember we're on our way no way

  • guys we are back first things first we need to show you the size of this asado

  • all the meat that is being cooked in front of us this it's all lamb we are

  • going to be having lots of cordero for lunch today you can feel the heat coming off the fire

  • smoke the aroma we're going to smell nice today though this is poppers

  • waiting for the asado this right here is the biggest barbecue festival and all of

  • Argentina known in Spanish as the Fiesta Nacional del asado this event takes

  • place in the town of Cholila and it is a celebration of Gaucho culture and its

  • cuisine which strongly revolves around grilled meat this Fiesta started out as

  • a provincial festival back in 1993 and it has since grown to become one of the

  • biggest national festivals in the country drawing visitors from all over

  • Argentina and the few international attendees as well over the course of

  • this festival grill masters barbecue some 10,000 kilos of beef 300 lambs and

  • 400 chorizos it's a meat heavy event and definitely somewhere you want to

  • arrive with a big appetite

  • ie the reason I feel better

  • the barbecue was ready around noon and we had a few different options to choose

  • from chorizo which is sausage on a bun cordero which is lamb and

  • bife it which is a beef we tried a bit of everything and the portions were

  • massive definitely big enough to share between two

  • I apologize and we are you can also win an argentine asado they have prizes you can show

  • up here try your luck maybe you get a free lunch they're also asking everyone

  • status are you single are you married maybe you'll find a partner here who

  • knows comes to the party oh he has transformed into Gaucho Sam are you

  • kidding me what's over talking about

  • now you can get down to be on the outside juicy tons of flavor you can't

  • beat the way they prepares out 6:00 in the morning and we're having it at 1:00

  • p.m. but seven hours of preparation guys that's our nature taste

  • Grazia's Valentin por todo and of course we can't forget the dogs they spent the

  • day roaming the festival grounds and they were very well fed in fact some of

  • the dogs ate so much a barbeque that by the end of the day they weren't even

  • interested in a free bone

  • ha but on TV area we're out of our corn lap Eric was not impressive recuerden a

  • aldia illusio low supply so burritos it on Oprah shows

  • the men work the grill is all afternoon long feeding the fire and barbecuing the

  • meat these volunteers deserve a huge applause because cooking all that meat

  • is not an easy job you wouldn't believe what the heat was like standing next to

  • the grilling stations but they grilled all day long and fed thousands of people

  • now it is siesta time because we've had a lot of meat a lot of wine

  • I found a leftover but from different breakfast you're about a bottomless pit

  • well guys right now we are going to the Hina tiada to see some Gaucho culture in

  • action some horse demonstrations and I was woken up from my little nap

  • as you know if I have meat and I have wine I can't function so I'm kind of

  • drowsy half asleep but we don't want to miss the action cuz this is really quite

  • special so we are on our way you can already see lots of horses down there

  • yeah we'll see what this is all about we had a few fences to get in not very

  • funny

  • okay

  • Oh

  • the meat is obviously the major draw to the barbecue festival but another reason

  • to visit it is to watch the Hina Diana which is kind of like a rodeo

  • they had horse races bareback riding and all sorts of competition where the

  • Gauchos showcase their bravado

  • one lower that's what you have to go you fit you fit go Sam that's awesome

  • well now we're gonna take a little walk through the party ground and show you

  • some of the different food options that you have here as well as beverages and

  • desserts so you have lots of different stalls some of them are selling today is

  • french fries you name it they've got it here

  • lots of artisanal beers oh yeah what's a beard nice cake and you can get

  • raspberries with cream just raspberries aren't seasoned and of course this is in

  • addition to the argentine asado which is the starfish yeah

  • as you can see lots of food options especially if you're craving something

  • sweet midway through the afternoon

  • so we were just walking around the food section of the fair slash party here but

  • there's another section or you can also buy all kinds of souvenirs

  • knives leather goods jams cheese's salami but like fancy stuff to take home

  • not to eat on the spot so we're gonna go show you that it's on the other side of

  • the grounds well yeah it's been pretty cool so far we've really enjoyed it

  • we've tried a lot of food here listen there's lots of different styles of

  • music not just Argentine music from Patagonia but all over the country and

  • also music from all over Latin America really

  • aside from the artisanal market where they were selling all sorts of

  • handicrafts and handmade goods there was also a mini carnival for the children

  • they had different games and rides so it was an event for the whole family

  • and that was our day at the biggest Argentine barbecue festival here in the

  • town of Cholila Patagonia for any foodies out there let me just tell you that this is

  • one of many festivals dedicated to food and drink across the country there are

  • fiestas dedicated to wine beer salmon goats chocolate you name it

  • basically any excuse to eat and drink so if you'd like to see some more food

  • festivals covered here on this channel just let us know in the comments below

  • until next time

good morning good morning guys morning guys today is the day we've all been

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