Where to Tap into Spain’s Craft Beer Boom

Spain has long been a beer country, gulping down twice as much beer as wine per year. But up until the past few years just about all 800+ million gallons of beer drank here each year came from the same handful of industrial brands. Not anymore. Craft beer fever has finally spread...
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Best Bites of 2012

My favorite food experiences from the past year. We are already more than a week into 2013, but it feels like just yesterday I was stuffing grapes in my mouth as the clock struck midnight. After an “early” Spanish New Year’s Eve disco night (we got home at 8:00...
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Bilbao: Pintxo by Pintxo

Why the Food in Bilbao is Worth the Trip Bilbao, Spain is only a few short hours from Madrid, and easily accessible by car, bus, plane or train. We visited Bilbao last month (read about what to do in Bilbao) for our first anniversary and absolutely loved discovering this...
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Bilbao: Food & Fun in Northern Spain

Sunshine, beaches, flamenco dancers and bull fights— images of typical Spain, right? If you’re talking about Andalusia, perhaps, but Spain is an extremely diverse country and offers a lot more than sunshine and sangria. Ale and I had the chance to visit Bilbao for our anniversary; it was our...
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