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Tag Archives: Tapas

The Tale of Two Tapas Bars: What Qualifies as an Authentic Tapas Restaurant Outside of Spain?

I admit, I tend to be little trepidatious when hearing of an authentic Spanish Tapas restaurant outside of Spain. I think of “authentic” Mexican food at Chipotle, or “traditional” Chinese food at “Big Bowl” – essentially, complete shams. (Photos in this post by browners82) A tapa means more than a […]

What Happens when you put a Rubber Chicken, a handful of Iberian Grapes and some Crazy Californians Together? TAPAS, of course!

If you weren’t already in the know, TAPAS are more than delicious little treats you savor with a glass of Iberian wine.  TAPAS is also the name of the Tempranillo, Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society, co-founded in 2006 by no one other than Jeff Stai, owner of Twisted Oak Winery, […]

Tapas at El Xampanyet

We’ve lived in Terrassa, Spain for almost year now and on the rare occasion do we actually make the effort to go to Barcelona. It’s not that we don’t have an interest, because who wouldn’t want to experience the magic and mystery of the winding medieval streets and small boutique […]