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Madrid food choices that are NOT seafood???

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Madrid food choices that are NOT seafood???

MelKen | Feb 28, 2011 07:04 PM

My husband and I will be celebrating my 40th birthday in Paris and Rome in only 66 days - but who's counting?! We have just included 4 days in Madrid from May 13-16th.

As I scrammble to make heads or tails of the restaurant scene I need some guidance as fish/seafood seems to be a very common ingredient. My husband eats it but I do not so I'd like to find places that will appeal to us both.

Our daily food budget is 200 euros - 25ish for breakfast, 50 or so for lunch and 100-125 for dinner. I think I would prefer table service as opposed to eating at a bar but I also may be misunderstanding the idea of tapas and how it is ordered/eaten.

I eat all meats and poultry, love veggies, pasta, cheese, sausages and olives. I am not allergic and will happily eat around seafood in paella leaving more for my husband.

Based on this info would we be better off in table service restauants as opposed to tapas? If we attempt both will there be many options for me? I of course already have big plans for suckling pig and roasted lamb.

CH has been HUGE in helping me plan our Paris/Rome food choices - now I can use your help with Madrid.

All suggestions welcome and much appreciated!

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