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Open-air food markets are not terribly common in Buenos Aires. Most flea markets and fairs in the city will have street vendors who sell some food, like churros, coffee, freshly squeezed orange juice, empanadas, and pan relleno (bread stuffed with meat and cheese), which are designed to keep your energy up for the hours of perusal ahead, but the majority of the stalls are dedicated to the artisans.
In the San Telmo neighborhood, however, there are two markets that sell food. One is a covered market, the Mercado San Telmo, entrance at the corner of Carlos Calvo and Bolívar streets. You can find clothes, antiques, and flowers, but the main staple of the market is the produce section. The Me…