Spanish cuisine and chefs are at the forefront of the gastronomical scene. Here are some dishes and restaurants you should check out.
Spain’s culture of small draft beers gets an upgrade with the advent of the artisan beers in Madrid.
The sardine might be considered lowly because it’s cheap, but it gets its own ceremony throughout Spain. Famous grilled, but try it fried or over pasta.
Many Spaniards dismiss sangria but its been a huge hit in the USA since it was brought over at the 1964 World’s Fair. But you can still enjoy it in Spain.
El Sueño de Baco is a wine store in Madrid that brings smaller wine producers under one roof and helps you discover wines by letting you sample first.
Spanish wine is dominated by Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Rueda, but Madrid’s appellation, D.O. Vinos de Madrid, has prize-winning wines as well.
Escargot is a famous French appetizer but they’re not the only ones sucking on shells. Caracoles a la madrileña is a traditional dish served in Madrid.
You say you don’t like olives but what you really mean is that you haven’t found the right one. Spain’s got over 60 varieties so there’s bound to be one olive out there for you.