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...]
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!
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...]
The first time I visited Madrid I have to admit I was a hopeless tourist. Having done minimal research before making the trip up from Seville, my study abroad buddies and I booked a cheap youth hostel and wandered aimlessly through the city hoping to see something interesting. … [Read more...]
Beer may still be the go-to beverage for most Madrileños, but Spanish wine is definitely starting to give the local cerveza a run for its money. As the calibre and variety of Spanish wines surges, so do the number and quality of wine bars in Madrid. Whether you're a lover of … [Read more...]
L'Artisan Furansu Kitchen has been around for a couple of years now and is one of the Literary Quarter's best bets for a menú del día. It's slightly more expensive than nearby neighborhood establishments, which generally run between €9.50 and €12 for an all-inclusive lunch menu. … [Read more...]