travel + culture

A Little Something to Eat in Barcelona

It’s no secret that Tapac 24 is great. Carles Abellan opened this place a year ago, and ever since, the line’s been out the door.
travel + culture

Chill in Seville with an Afternoon Siesta

If you've ever spent time in Andalusia during the summer, you know about the flama, a heat so scorching it threatens to turn anyone to dust.
travel + culture

Barcelona Dreaming, Part III

At 11 a.m. on June 30, Pazzta 920 was ready to go. It had been touch-and-go for a while, but the quartet had promised to open by end of June, and today was it.
travel + culture

Barcelona Dreaming, Part II

By mid-June, our four young culinary entrepreneurs were finally able to begin the work that would transform Fruites I Verdures Vicenta into Pazzta 920.
chefs + restaurants

“P” is for Pricey ... and Maybe Pretentious

Sula House is an updated version of what Madrileños call a tasca ilustrada (bistro with pretentions).
travel + culture

Seven Reasons To Keep in Mind if You’re Not Ernest Hemingway

The Running of the Bulls starts tomorrow, and just as it has for decades, will draw millions of people to Pamplona to prove their stupidity, er, test their bravery.
travel + culture

Key Notes: Hotel Marques de Riscal

travel + culture

How to Get Around the Wait at El Bulli

El Bulli uses a lottery to assign its six-month season of reservations—and every single one of them for 2007 has been assigned.
travel + culture

One-Stop Shopping, With Tables Attached

A big trend is the combo restaurant and gourmet shop. And now the creator of one of Madrid's best Italian restaurants has gotten in on the act.
food politics

What's Next? A Ban on Chorizo?

Endless articles in the Spanish press lament the passing of the Mediterranean diet.
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