When people ask why we’re in Spain, I often tell them that it’s for the food — so doing a Madrid Food Tour seemed only logical.
Right next to the Plaza Espana, we came across a small cafe/bar with outdoor seating, dark wooden tables, and freshly squeezed orange juice: Baco.
It’s a cold winter night, with a strong wind that’s unusual for Jerez, when we bundle into the Meson del Asador. At least, that’s what it says on the door. Everyone we’re with knows it as the Asador de Leon: the Lion’s BBQ. The warmth from the coal BBQ – a coal grill I’d normally […]
Le Poeme is perfectly located on a quiet stretch of street next to the Central Market of Cadiz. With indoor and outdoor seating, it’s a great place to either enjoy the sun or take a break from the wind. This the second mid-morning breakfast I’ve had here, and both have excelled. Today I went for […]
Calle Larga is the main shopping street in Jerez de la Frontera: fashion, telecoms, opticians, pharmacies, and tobacconists – they’re here. What seems to be missing is a place to sit with a cold beer while your partner is trying on clothes; or a place for a snack and coffee while you recharge for the […]
Jerez is rightly famous for its prestigious Sherry wine, and one place that ought to be famous is the tabanco on Plaza Plateros. It takes its wine seriously, but without pretension – and with a huge local following. A tabanco is a traditional wine shop, with the booze poured from wooden barrels right into your […]