Argentina's First National Asado Competition from Argentina Indy on Vimeo. The first National Asado Competition took place on the streets of Buenos Aires this weekend. As they heated up their grill, Daniel and Diego from Jujuy claimed that “it’s essential to have good meat and charcoal. “The secret of a good asado is to have patience, good charcoal, and good fuel to make a fire which never goes out. You need patience to cook, you can’t cook an asado in half an hour or in an hour.