Eating out in Spain is meant to be a fantastic experience, and that is what you will get if you head to the mountain towns of Navacerrada and Cercedilla.Read More
Spain has a reputation as a country with excellent gastronomic fare and the locals take the business of eating very seriously. Spaniards have long drawn out lunches, then go to a coffee shop for a long drawn out coffee and dessert, in the afternoon they have tapas and beer and, finally, dinner which a lighter fare late in the evening.
Each region specializes in something unique. Along the coasts there are fabulous fish and seafood dishes, in the centre of the country roast goat or sucking pig are commonly found on the menu and in the north you can expect gourmet dishes. Throughout Spain you will find a few common dishes that pop up on most menus—Paella, Spanish tortilla, cured ham and a variety of tapas. Spain also has a vast selection of comforting soups and stews that are nourishing, filling and tasty.
Breakfasts in Spain tend to be very similar where ever you go. The most common fare you will find is either toast, churros, bocatas or tortilla Española. While this is very tasty I enjoy finding new and different things to try. Here is a list of places in Madrid where you will find breakfasts that a little more unique than the run-of-the-mill.Read More
All the restaurants in Patones are top notch. Most of the restaurants adopt the atmosphere of the town of Patones —charming, quaint and rustic. Many have lovely flower-filled patios that overlook the town. If you are looking for quality food served in a stunning setting you won't be disappointed.Read More
It isn't surprising that in a country with such a wide diversity of gastronomic fare, you can choose just about any type of food in Madrid. We have put together a guide for some of our top choices of restaurants—from classic to fusion, from high end to budget options. Just remember that gastronomy is part of the culture of a country, so be sure to