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Is Spain The Greatest European Destination?

Tom Bourlet | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Tom Bourlet

I must have been Spain around 8 times in my life and I definitely plan on going back some point soon. When I'm planning a holiday, I try to find an ar...

Discovering Mercado San Miguel in Madrid

Anna Poplevina | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
Anna Poplevina

Before I started to plan a trip to Madrid in May, I had heard of this famous "market", built in 1983, that is located in the old quarter where you walk from vendor to vendor tasting different tapas.

NYC's Nai Does New Takes on Traditional Galician Tapas

John Mariani | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

In the language of Galicia, Nai means "mother," and the owners of this six-year-old tapas restaurant in the East Village say its significance is "to c...

Croquette Happiness with the Two Javiers

Rick Steves | Posted 04.22.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

My Spanish friends just love croquettes -- croquetas in Spanish. To me they taste like soggy tater tots. But at Madrid's Restaurante Palacio de Cibele...

Feeling the Pulse of a Great City

Rick Steves | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Walking down Madrid's delightful pedestrian boulevard enjoying the paseo with my local guide, Nygil Murrel, I learn some fun insights about Spain's c...

If I Can, You Can

Andrew M. Tolentino | Posted 03.31.2016 | Taste
Andrew M. Tolentino

After having read The Sun Also Rises multiple times during my undergraduate years, I finally made it to Spain in my early 20's. I embraced Spain as much as I did Hemingway's classic novel. Since then, I have returned multiple times; and not a day goes by that I don't long for my next return.

18 Snacks and Bites to Share

Michelle Pruett | Posted 03.18.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Whether you're dining solo, as a couple or in a group, small plates are a crowd favorite and a deliciously welcome addition to any table. A great way to sample a restaurant's cuisine, fun to share with friends and perfect if you just want a light snack to complement your cocktail.

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in The United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Spain

Patti R. Rose | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

The United Kingdom (UK) London On one of my recent birthdays, my husband and I decided to travel to the U.K. , specifically to London. I had been th...

From Portugal's Pristine Algarve to Andalusia's Flamenco Soul

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 11.11.2015 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

I drink my morning coffee from a beautiful Hermes mug; the bright crimson pattern, reminiscent of wrought iron ornamentation, is called Balcon du Guad...

Tasty Tapas and Flamenco in NYC

Loren Brill | Posted 06.26.2016 | Taste
Loren Brill

Alvaro Reinoso's Andanada restaurant owns its Michelin Star! What a gem to find on the UWS of NYC. The long bar, communal tables at the front, and gor...

Culinary Treasure in San Sebastian, Spain

Fathom | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Fathom

Karina Correa -- photographer, filmmaker, and owner of NYC tapas bar BIKINIS -- expanded her culinary travels to the epicenter of the Spanish culinary world, San Sebastian.

Taking a Reservation With a Grain of Salt

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.18.2014 | Comedy
Sarah Sweeney

There's a tapas place in my neighborhood that I want to check out and invited a new friend to join me tonight. Yelp.com suggested I make a reservatio...

How Locals Do Tapas in Spain (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Tapas and Spain go together like baguettes and France. And the southern Spanish region of Andalucia poses no exception to this rule. On a recent trip to Sevilla, Spain (an hour plane flight from Madrid) I got an inside look at tapas in one for the most thriving local neighborhoods in town.

Basquing in Huertas

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 08.16.2014 | Taste
Tarajia Morrell

It's a gastronomic holiday, no passport needed.

15 Food Reasons The Spanish Are Better At Life

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.22.2014 | Taste

Free food when you go out to a bar. Enough said.

Potato "Nachos" With Smoked Raclette, Wilted Spinach and Caramelized Red Onion

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

These nachos are so sinful; it's hard to stop eating them even when you're way past being full!

Wild Mushroom Confit With Garlic And Fresh Herbs

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 02.11.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

So delicious, deep and aromatic, you might want to eat the whole batch in one go.

5 Things Not to Miss in Barcelona

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

What would a visit to Spain be without sampling the tapas? Incomplete, we'd say. But then tapas are a culinary style that is right up our alley, kind of a national tradition of appy crawling.

Making the Best Food in the Czech Republic

John Feffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

Medite serves tapas in a Mediterranean style that draws from Spanish and Italian sources. The ingredients are local and in season whenever possible. I sat down with the owner and the man behind the menu, David Bohm.

Flash-Fried Brussels Sprouts With Garlic and Lime

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 12.03.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The new way to serve the miniature cabbages is... fried!

Madrid vs. Lisbon: Which Is Iberia's Top Pick?

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Spain and Portugal are like fresh sangria and old port. They are different tastes. And while the Euro has helped to remake these countries in some similar ways, the two are like neighbors who roll their eyes at the shouts and spicy smells that drift from next door.

Fresh Fig Crostini With Bûcheron Cheese and Thyme

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.16.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The contrast of the sweet figs with the pungent semi-aged goat cheese is sublime -- an addictive finger food!

Marinated Feta With Pan-Roasted Shishito Peppers and Olives

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.13.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Shishito peppers are small Japanese sweet peppers; they're skinny and slightly twisted, slightly smoky and sweet with a hint of bitterness.

Bruschetta With Ricotta, Grilled Eggplant and Fresh Mint

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.09.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

A few simple ingredients becoming gorgeous mouthfuls... My favorite way to cook summer fare.

What to Eat in San Sebastian

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.04.2013 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Pintxos bars -- the Basque equivalent of tapas -- are the cornerstone of San Sebastian's thriving foodie culture.