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The Diverse Gastronomy of Rioja

With a wealth of quality ingredients, and a history of traditional dishes, it’s not difficult to come to Rioja with high expectations. Drive through the valley covered in blossoming cherry trees and vines, and it doesn’t take long to fall in love. But to truly understand the heart and soul […]

El Tropezón Tapas Bar: A Place of Rugged Authenticity

Most tourists are familiar with the medieval Barrio Gótico, renowned for the Cathedral of Santa Eulalia – the young virgin who suffered martyrdom during Roman times by being placed in a barrel stuck with knives and rolled down the street (good times!); the ever famous hangout of Pablo Picasso called, […]

Patatas Bravas: My Dirty Spanish Secret

There is a romance to Spain that is all its own.  From Bizet‘s Carmen to Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls, the world has a vision of Spain steeped in exoticism that draws many of us towards this fascinating country; myself included.  But one of my most cherished elements of […]