Category Archives: Traditional

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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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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8 years and still the favourite: La Taberna Miranda

by Ben Curtis It’s not the most ‘authentic’, rustic taberna in town, it hasn’t got the trendiest food (or clientele), and the service could be a little politer, yet after all these years in Madrid, given a choice I’d far … Continue reading

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Restaurante Marsot – Typically Fine Family Fare

by Ben Curtis Will places like this still exist in 10, 20 or 30 years time? Family run, a little rough round the edges, good old-fashioned food – already these ‘typical’ mesones are increasingly rare in Madrid, and you’ll have … Continue reading

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