The professions The Porteños and their passions. The people who make Buenos Aires what it is. The Brazilian on the home straight in a city of turf Jockey José Aparecido Da Silva’s passion for racing makes him an honorary Porteño. The enthusiast giving Buenos Aires buenos beans From bean counter to bean roaster, Carlos Zavalia has turned a hobby into a passion. The monument medics Meet the healers patching up Buenos Aires’ monuments at the city’s hospital for statues. Ver en mapa The young Frenchman firing up the city’s oldest oven Valentin Papin came from Brittany for the chance to work with a century-old oven in a quiet Porteno neighbourhood. The woodcut artist breathing new life into a classical technique Luisa Freixas learns from her children to give a modern twist to a classical technique at her Palermo workshop. The celebrity landscaper maintaining a patch of his homeland in Buenos Aires From actor and masseur to landscape gardener. Meet Minoru Tajima. Meet the architect who relit the building that inspired him Fernando Carral continues to uncover secrets in Palacio Barolo, a building that fascinated him as a kid. Meet the coach keeping up the fight at his club This lifelong Huracan supporter’s passion is part of the neighbourhood club. The clothing designer who found freedom from fashion Carola Bessaso, a pioneer on the Palermo scene, continues designing her own universe. Meet the caretaker of the century-old building where Pope Francis cut his hair One man can attest to the little that things have changed over the years at Pasaje Roverano. The culinary rebels re-evaluating BA’s traditional food A new generation of hipster chefs and producers are shaking up the city's gastro scene and revaluing old traditions. The pasta professionals Meet the intense, close-knit team that makes a neighbourhood pasta joint a beacon for foodies. The projectionist still in love with the old romance of film Since the age of 14, Cosme Di Natale has been projecting dreams onto the screen.