Category Archives: Eating out & Madrid Restaurants

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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An Evening on the Terrazas

by Amy Menchhofer The weather in Madrid has taken a turn towards summer and streets throughout the city have sprouted terrazas. You can surely find a sunny spot for a drink and a snack near your apartment or hotel, but … Continue reading

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When and Where to Eat Cocido Madrileño

by Marina Diez Cocido is a very filling stew, especially recommended for cold winter days, or for when you have been toiling away in the open air and need to get some of your energies back. It is usually served … Continue reading

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Battle of the Brunches: Part I

by Faye Davies Since the demise of the much-loved Bluefish a couple of years ago, the word ‘brunch’ in Madrid has become synonymous with mounting gloom. Take Café Oliver, for instance. Michelin-starred, and charging 24€ for their offering, it would … Continue reading

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Pink Sushi Man – Madrid Sushi Scene Improves!

by Ben Curtis I hate Sushi. My wife knows this, so she had to lie to get me here. Well, maybe not lie, but certainly not reveal our exact location until it was way too late to change the arrangements … Continue reading

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Out-of-hours Madrid: Part II – Eating

by Faye Davies Madrileños, to an only slightly lesser degree than their compatriots, can display a frustrating tendency to act like sheep in their daily lives. Very few shops open between 14:30 and 17:00; and if you need/want to lunch … Continue reading

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Where to eat a good Fabada in Madrid? … and other Asturian delights.

by Marina Diez When it’s cold in Madrid, nothing revives you like a good Fabada, the thick Asturian bean stew with chorizo, ham and morcilla (black pudding). Here are my three favourite Asturian restaurants to sample a great Fabada, as … Continue reading

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