Hey all. Just came here as part of the Chowhound exodus (was fed up, read an article on the disaster, found this!)
Anyway, have a friend from Argentina here in LA who is craving a local foodstuff. He's from Mendoza, and they call it "al disco". They basically cook stews, meats, etc. in these large metal disks that come from heavy farming equipment. Here is a pic:
Does anyone know if there are any Argentinean places in LA that prepare food like this?