Palermo Hollywood


(Now Closed)


2203 Fitz Roy,
Buenos Aires,


With its huge picture windows, long red banquettes, and curved wood walls, the Standard takes the style of an Edward Hopper 1950s diner (albeit with a less lonely vibe) and updates it with a minimalist, modern look. The food, designed by chef/co-owner Santiago Garat—who along with four partners owns the nearby Vietnamese eatery Sudestada and Spain’s Sudestada Madrid—mixes old-school recipes with Porteña Moderna cuisine. Alongside classic items like a Milanesa Napolitana—a kind of Argentine Wiener schnitzel with pasta sauce—the menu sports modern touches like a Kir de la Selva (Jungle Kir) made with maracuyá (passion fruit) and champagne.