Monthly Archives: September 2007

El Inti de Oro: Peruvian heaven

by Faye Davies A while ago a colleague recommended El Inca (C/ Ruiz). The food was acceptable but expensive, and as I seem to recall, slightly overcooked. So Peruvian cuisine wasn’t on my radar when I stumbled across El Inti … Continue reading

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Seen in Madrid – Building inside-out in Malasaña

by Ben Curtis Taking the camera everywhere is definitely a good idea. This shot (large version here) comes from Malasaña. Many new building projects are forced to maintain original facades, gutting the middle of an old building, and building from … Continue reading

Posted in Malasaña, Photo Madrid | 4 Comments

Art House Cinema in Madrid – Cine Doré

by Julie Espinosa Cine Doré is a uniquely nostalgic place in Madrid to watch films ranging from silent gems to modern globe-spanning festival winners. The cinema, constructed in 1923, underwent extensive restoration from 1982 to 1989 and today is kept … Continue reading

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Never Too Late for Ice Cream in Madrid!

by Amy Menchhofer Although the long days of summer are beginning to come to an end, don’t pull out that coat just yet. We all know the heat can return at any moment, so there’s still time for a cold, … Continue reading

Posted in Bars and Cafes, Retiro | 3 Comments

Avoid: Sol, Saturday, 6 p.m.

by Ben Curtis Someone recently suggested in our Spain forum that this picture is worrying on several levels. Primarily, what the hell is going on with Mickey and the spangley yellow jacket?! Whether Mickey is there or not, I strongly … Continue reading

Posted in Weird : Quirky : Fun | 3 Comments

La Venencia – No Spitting, no Tips, just Sherry

by Ben Curtis It might be midnight on a Saturday, but that doesn’t deter the two grannies sipping Fino (sherry) in the doorway from gossiping away like they just stopped by for a quick pre-lunch tipple. From where they stand … Continue reading

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