Category Archives: La Latina

El Rastro

by Marina Diez This famous Sunday morning flea market, located next to La Latina, one of the oldest quarters of Madrid, has everything from clothes, bags and other paraphernalia, to the funny stalls dedicated to just one single thing: there … Continue reading

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Madrid Neighbourhoods: La Latina – Madrid at its Most Happening

by Katie Goldstein You can think of La Latina as Lavapiés’ more stylish older sister. The neighborhood is one of the most lively in Madrid thanks to the combination of a high concentration of good tapas bars and a young, … Continue reading

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La Latina Bars – some of our favourites…

by Ben Curtis We drew up a map this weekend to help show a group of friends around some of our favourite La Latina bars. This is one of the greatest barrios in Madrid for feasting on tapas – Cava … Continue reading

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Taberna del Almendro – from Michael Carlin

by Ben Curtis Michael Carlin went to Spain on a Fulbright research grant 3 years ago. He was writing a dissertation on twelfth-century liturgical manuscripts from León, and despite going everywhere in Madrid, kept coming back to the Taberna del … Continue reading

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¡Toma Jamon! – You don’t have to ask twice…

by Ben Curtis ¡Toma Jamon!, the name of this favourite in La Latina, means ‘Eat Ham’. And that is exactly what I do when I’m there, from the moment I get through the door, until the bottle of wine is … Continue reading

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