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Spain

If you want to discuss food in Spain, use this tag. To browse Location tags for some of the cities in those countries, click here.

Treat Yourself to Tapas at Home for a Virtual Spanish Vacation

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...
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Back on Castilla-León's roast lamb trail

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by Maribel 8 days ago

We made a delightful recent discovery while driving from Valladolid to Madrid in pretty Arévalo, Avila province, stopping for a roast lamb lunch at the 1 Repsol sun, family-run ASADOR LAS CUBAS, go...

Dining report-La Castillería, Vejer de la Frontera

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by Maribel 1 year ago

Well, actually not in Vejer itself but “hidden” away in the tiny hamlet of (Pago de) Santa Lucía, 5 kilometers below this stunning whitewashed hill town. We dined on 3/11, 5 days after their off...

Bringing wine back from Spain

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by Marcinho 12 days ago

My wife and I are heading to Spain in a couple weeks. We’re planning on visiting some awesome wineries in Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Toro and I’m hoping to bring a decent amount of bottles back. O...

Madrid Casual

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by Marcinho 11 days ago

I’m headed to Madrid in a few weeks from NYC. I’ve been reading a lot discussed here on Michelin/Repsol rated spots, all which sound sound fantastic and we’ll definitely get to experience some of t...

Andalusia and a bit of Madrid. Long and convoluted trip report.

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by dostrovs 27 days ago

This is the summary of a very productive trip to Andalusia along with a short stay in Madrid in September 2021. I am very grateful to the resources from this website. Special thanks to Maribel fo...

World's Best Awards-Spain winners

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by Maribel 11 days ago

The much talked about, often controversial and highly subjective World's Best Restaurants awards were presented today, and Spain came in with 6 winners in the 1st to 50th best category. Congratula...

Suggestions for Barcelona Restaurants and Vineyards

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by socialcapitalist 11 days ago

Hi Everyone, My wife and I are heading to Barcelona for a few days and we're hoping to get some recommendations on restaurants and best natural vineyards. We like all sorts of cuisines and price...

Madrid recommendations 2021-2022

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by arturchik 23 days ago

I read a number of posts regarding Madrid. However, given pandemic and not knowing latest, I decided to ask. Looking for several restaurant ideas. Not looking for the most expensive (so no Diver...

First time in Andalusia/ back in Madrid

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by dostrovs 4 months ago

After a short brake in a food related traveling we are planning to visit Sevilla, Cadiz, Malaga, Granada, Cordoba and Madrid in September. Any advice is appreciated. My last trip report: http...

The best restaurants in Europe list

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by CHSeifert 4 months ago

So I just saw the new list of the best restaurants in Europe from OAD. I’m from Denmark and I knew we have some pretty decent restaurants here, but we’re only 6 million people total in Denmark, t...

Help with recommendation for Andalusia, Asturia and Barcelona

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by silverlim 4 months ago

We are heading back to Spain in mid July. We are very sad and heartbroken to find out Ibai had closed, our no 1 restaurant in San Sebastian. We're glad that we made it back last year during pandemi...

Casa Bigote, San Lucar de Barrameda, - Updates?

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by felix the hound 1 year ago

Many years ago we had a memorable almuerzo at Casa Bigote in San Lucar de Barrameda. We were wondering if there have been any significant changes in its status and whether it would be open in March...

Asturias, Food Notes, in Brief

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by erica 3 years ago

I neglected to report on the trip to northern Spain that I took with my partner late last year. We had just under two weeks and, except for a one-night foray to the province of Leon in order to ...

Barcelona restaurants post-COVID?

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by joenaujokas 5 months ago

Barcelona is re-opening for foreign tourists starting June 7! My wife and I will be visiting for the first time to celebrate our 25th anniversary from 21 June thru 29 June. The question: Given t...

Where in Northen NJ can I find Vermut from Spain?

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by CanisDirus1 9 months ago

Not sure if it's the result of the pandemic but where before it was available I'm seeing not available. Thank you.

Trip Report -- San Sebastain, Granada, Alicante, Denia, Valencia, Barcelona Sept 2020

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by silverlim 1 year ago

We have a whirlwind gourmet trip in Spain in September and we're glad we did the trip despite Covid-19 threat. 1) Extebarri--3rd visit, we managed to score a seat 3 days before our visit and the...

Humid, mildewy smelling garlic?

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by joeelgringo 8 months ago

So I regularly buy a certain organic brand of garlic at my local Shoprite (NJ grocery store chain). Last month when I bought it I noticed that the garlic came from Spain instead of Mexico, where it...

Michelin Spain/Portugal 2021

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by Maribel 10 months ago

Today Michelin presented via a virtual ceremony held at the Casa de Correos in Madrid its list of stars for its Spain/Portugal 2021 guide There were no new 3 stars awarded to either country ...

Italy to lift travel restrictions: who is willing to travel this summer?

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by damiano 1 year ago

Italy is opening its borders for non-Italian tourists in two weeks time. Who is willing to travel to Italy, and if so, how are you planning to do this? For me, living in Northern Europe, Italy i...

Can Botin survive?

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The eatery reopened its doors on July 1, is serving a fraction of the guests it used to serve before the coronavirus. González said that they used to serve 600 guests per day -- now it's a ...