Barcelona is known for it’s abundance of tapas bars. It’s hard to walk a block without passing a few restaurants or bars filled with people standing at a bar, especially in the touristy areas. During our trips to Barcelona, we have discovered that it has a very different tapas […]
Good ingredients simply prepared is a hallmark of Spanish food. A good example of this is Pan con Tomate (bread with tomato), one of the most iconic dishes found throughout Spain. It can be the basis of a typical Spanish breakfast or served as a tapa along with […]
Our first experience with salt cod was in a little French restaurant in Virginia. The cod was mixed into a creamy brandade, a rich dip that we recreated over and over for anyone willing to eat at our house. Finding good salt cod in grocery stores in the […]
Tapas bars are scattered throughout Valencia’s old town among the shops, restaurants and historic buildings. You could spend days (okay, months) exploring these narrow streets, always finding someplace new. Personally, we prefer to do our sightseeing with a snack and beverage close at hand. There are so many […]
The Tortilla de Patata, known elsewhere as a Spanish Tortilla, is a simple and satisfying dish loved by all in Spain. I would be willing to bet that every Spanish restaurant in Spain makes tortilla. You can order a slice of it as a tapa or pincho, but […]
The old town of Valencia, Spain is filled with history, charm, and lots of restaurants and bars. We explored the city seeking out tapas, pinchos, and chocolate.
Granada’s restaurants are known for their tradition of free tapas with beer or wine. We’ve heard that they will keep bringing them as long as you keep ordering. Our challenge was to see just how far they will go.