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The literary trail

By | 9 January, 2016 | 0 comments

This year will be the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes, author of the famous literary masterpiece Don Quixote. What better occasion to discover some of the main places of his life and work than now? One of them is the printing house at Calle Atocha, 87, the one owned by Juan de la Cuesta, Read full article

Calçotades in Madrid

By | 15 October, 2015 | 0 comments

calçots madridMadrid has always been a melting pot of cuisines from all over Spain and Catalan cuisine is no exception. Now that the cold is arriving so do the calçots, one of the most traditional and delicious products of Catalan gastronomy, accompanied by the famous romesco sauce. The calçot is like a long spring onion that is typical from the interior regions of Catalonia and it is cooked on the grill and then dipped in the sauce. Read full article

High Terraces

By | 23 June, 2014 | 0 comments

Azotea circulo bellas artesTo the consolidated tradition of cañas (small beers) in the many and varied terraces in Madrid, there is a new fashion that has been added to it which is to do it a few dozen feet from the ground. This is how there are places that have emerged at different heights that they add the pleasure of enjoying a rooftop view of Madrid while you have a nice refreshing beer or a mojito. Read full article