Posts with category Madrid Restaurantes

The best tapas, slow-cooked

By | 14 November, 2017 | 0 comments

The world of miniature cuisine is becoming increasingly specialised and it is offering techniques which are more and more refined every day, such as slow cooking, a growing gastronomic trend which lends its name to the II Slow Cooked Tapas Route. On this occasion, 16 bars and restaurants located around the Retiro-Bulevares area, Read full article

Ramen is still in fashion

By | 23 October, 2017 | 0 comments

How long does a gastronomic trend last for? The sushi trend ran out a few years ago, as did the Turkish cuisine one, and Chinese restaurants have seen better days. However, new Asian dishes such as ramen have arrived to maintain the hegemony of oriental cuisine. What is ramen exactly? Ramen is a Japanese dish which has thick noodles, Read full article

One place, one speciality

By | 22 September, 2017 | 0 comments

There are bars and restaurants which use a single product as bait to attract clients, a technique as valid as any other. La Anchoíta (Calle Jesús 4, in the Antón Martín district) serves delicious Cantabrian butterflied anchovies with toast and tomato. The restaurant is surrounded by other traditional ones, like Los Gatos at number 2, which is some sort of museum of local essences presided by a figure of the honourable King Charles III. Read full article

Udon, ramen and other Asian delicacies

By | 12 September, 2017 | 0 comments

Asian food lovers are in mourning after the announcement of the closure of Sudestada, which will stop serving in September. This Asian-cuisine reference in Madrid will leave a massive void which will somehow have to be filled with the other many alternatives the city has to offer. One of them is UDON Noodle & Bar, of which there are two in Madrid (Chueca and Sol). Read full article

Shake before use. The most refreshing cocktail bars in Madrid

By | 11 August, 2017 | 0 comments

Cocktails have always been considered as the most sophisticated alcoholic drink. James Bond made sure of this with his Dry Martini (shaken, not stirred) and Tom Cruise dedicated a full film to it in the late 80s. Even though they were ostracised for a few years, in recent times they have come back with a bang. Read full article

Seafood tastes better in the summer

By | 28 July, 2017 | 0 comments

There aren’t many foods as refreshing and delicious as crab or prawns accompanied by a cold glass of wine. They say that Madrid is the biggest port in Spain despite not being by the sea and fish and seafood enthusiasts are quite right, since the Spanish capital is the home to the biggest fish market in the world after the one in Tokyo. Read full article

Madrid’s best ice creams

By | 28 June, 2017 | 0 comments

Despite the fact that bar terraces and cocktail bars are more popular than ever before, who can say no to an ice cream? Healthy, tasty and so refreshing that they will make you forget about the awful heat for a few minutes. You will not be able to resist trying all of the flavours available in the best ice cream parlours in Madrid. Read full article

Bar terraces in Madrid to counter the heatwave

By | 11 June, 2017 | 0 comments

Madrid gets really hot in the summer, going from the low winter temperatures to the overbeating summer heat almost at the blink of an eye. On top of it all, Madrid doesn’t have a beach! However, that’s not a problem because while you wait for your highly awaited holiday sheltering yourself from the unbearable heat, here are some of the best bar terraces in Madrid. Read full article

Restaurants with something special

By | 17 March, 2017 | 0 comments

The question “Where can we eat?” is one of the most uncomfortable ones that can arise during a trip. However, it’s also one of the most frequent ones so in order to help out, we will point you towards the best places for this crucial decision. If you like traditional local restaurants in Madrid, those with a loyal customer base which has been going there for years, Read full article

Don’t get cheese in your omelette

By | 26 February, 2017 | 0 comments

The Spanish expression dar con queso (literally, given with cheese) actually means to be fooled. The expression comes from wine fairs, when sellers gave cheese to tasters in order to soften the harsh taste of the wine. The same thing applies to omelettes. It must be juicy and have onion because that’s the way it has always been done. Read full article

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