Amanda Mussi's Guide to Asunción
Amanda Mussi's Guide to AsunciónAmanda Mussi
Amanda is known as a unique presence in the electronic underground music scene in South America, and has taken her sound on the road to many cities around the world, originally from São Paulo, now she is based in Asunción - Paraguay where she grew up and has a strong connection with the local scene and also has a new residency at Tango Club. In between her tours and studio, she also runs a label and a booking agency.
In her guide, Amanda takes us around all of her hot spots from where to get the best empanadas and cocktails, to her favourite museums and clubs to gain the full Asunción experience.
In this Guide
“Night club in the central area, located in the basement of a classic hotel from the 80's, the club kept the original architecture and furniture, and it's a very unique and elegant space with a great sound system and atmosphere, it's where I play monthly as a resident DJ, and there are techno nights on Saturdays and different styles on Fridays hosting guest events. It's where I had the best cocktails in town. Best Cocktail: Thai Massage”More Info
“Bar and club located in Las Mercedes neighbourhood, where I also play monthly, the venue has a Thursday night run by Inbetween label, with residents and guests DJs. The venue has a small and cozy but powerful dancefloor with a bar, and drinks menu is simple but proper: draft beer, Fernet & Coke and Gin&Tonic are the favourites there.”More Info
“New venue in Centro, located at an old colonial big house, where the space was adapted to a music recording studio, a café and a nightclub and record shop called Panpanam.”More Info
“Asian fusion restaurant in Las Mercedes with great cocktails, a cozy backyard with music and an inside more intimate area. Best cocktail: Las Mercedes / Best Meal: Chicken Bimbibap and Veggie Mandu ”More Info
“Gourmet versions of typical Paraguayan food, like manioc, empanadas, corn, meat, normally I order to share, dishes come in small portions, so I usually order all the menu and share everything. Their menu is constantly changing and everything is absurdly delicious.”More Info
“It's a bar, with a pub vibe, owned by skateboarders, located in Las Lomas, they serve tapas, finger food and various craft beer brands.”More Info
“100% sourdough bread take away bakery, located in Villa Morra and Las Mercedes. They're whole wheat bread is my favorite for breakfast, they also sell croissants, brownies and other sweet bakery”More Info
“Their slogan says it all "Cocina sin Raíces" - which means "rootless kitchen", they basically have pizza and tapas, and a variety of dishes from typical local food to hamburger and fries. Located in barrio Mburucuyá, at a dead end street, with tables outside and inside, nice music selection.”More Info
“Local and latin-american clay & sculpture museum, with contemporary exhibitions and antique art collection. ”More Info
“Contemporary art gallery/space and house in 2 addresses, with guided visits, open space to see the house, artist’s studio, workshops, events. ”More Info