Today Melissa shares her tips for the best free tapas in Madrid! Any you'd add? If there's one word that sums up both the reputation and reality of Spanish culinary culture, it's tapas. Tossed around everywhere from the traditional taverns of Madrid to avant-garde eateries … [Read more...]
I love Madrid because it's home to everything from traditional bars and taverns to the latest in fine dining. My Madrid restaurant reviews are largely positive and all are places I'd return. Buen provecho!
Ask a hundred Spaniards “what is tapas?” and you’ll get a hundred different answers. For something so central to the Spanish way of eating, it can be a bewildering topic for visitors. Each city has its own tradition, from Basque pintxos stacked up along the bar to the big plates … [Read more...]
The Prado Museum and Botin restaurant-- two things that are on every traveler's list in Madrid. When deciding to create an experience that would combine the two, we wanted to make sure that it was extra special. Our mission was to do justice to these two Madrid icons by using … [Read more...]
Welcome to Madrid! It seems like only yesterday Alejandro and I moved from Cadiz to Madrid and started our lives in Spain's capital. How things have changed since then! Six years later, I feel like I'm only just discovering the layers of this incredible city. Madrid is a funny … [Read more...]
My days lately have been filled with wine-- lots of it. From big, full-bodied Spanish Rioja to crisp Chablis, and nutty sherry, I've been tasting as much as possible the past few weeks. And it's not just the fact that I love wine (which I do) but I'm actually studying for the … [Read more...]