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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.

Burgundy Okra Shoestring Fries

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 10.28.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Crispy and still a bit chewy, with a delicate but unmistakable okra flavor, these shoestring fries are addictive.

Why Spain Is Better At Eating Than Everyone Else

Posted 08.22.2013 | Taste

Thank you, sincerely, for tapas.

Pomegranate & Blueberry Rice Pudding

Shuchi Mittal | Posted 10.07.2013 | Taste
Shuchi Mittal

Sometimes we forget that tasty does not have to be complicated.

Chicken Masala & Veg Fritters

Shuchi Mittal | Posted 10.06.2013 | Taste
Shuchi Mittal

Don't the simplest combinations result in exploding mouthfuls?

Sevilla: Tapas Are All the Rage

Rick Steves | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

A clear eating trend in Sevilla is the rise of gourmet tapas bars, with spiffed-up decor and creative menus, at the expense of traditional restaurants. Even in difficult economic times, when other businesses are closing down, tapas bars are popping up all over.

Zucchini Fritters With Sweet Basil

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Adults love them, kids love them, even picky eaters love them.

Making the Case for Rioja

Brad Haskel | Posted 07.10.2013 | Taste
Brad Haskel

What is so compelling about Rioja, in particular, is the almost seamless meshing of the traditional, the modern, and those who embrace elements of both.

Top 5 Tastes: Back to the City

Leah Bhabha | Posted 06.01.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

After a a four day (pseudo) vegan regimen, I was ready to re-enter the New York food realm and did so with some standouts and some staples. Here, my top five tastes for the week.

The Anti-Small Plate: 5 Chicago Dishes That Will Leave You Feeling Full

Lauren Shapiro | Posted 03.27.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Shapiro

The small plate has taken over Chicago. But sometimes, especially in these subzero temperatures, all you really want is a hefty plate of delicious food that belongs to you and only you. Sharing completely optional.

The Advent Of Izakayas

Caroline Phelps | Posted 03.04.2013 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

The past few years have seen Japanese food becoming one of many people's favorite cuisines and it's certainly not because of Americanized, watered down dishes. Izakaya fare is quickly becoming the new definition of Japanese food, so what exactly is Izakaya?

Delicious Wine and Food Travel? Visit Rioja

Richard Jennings | Posted 12.09.2012 | Food
Richard Jennings

The scenery in this Rioja is entrancing, ringed by picturesque mountain ranges and filled with vineyards and medieval hilltop towns. The locally grown food stuffs are super flavorful. The wines are delicious and full of history and interest. I am dying to go back.

Jose Pizarro's Spanish Revolution

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 11.19.2012 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

There is a Spanish food revolution happing in London and leading the pack is Jose Pizarro. Last year, he opened Jose Tapas, an authentic tapas and sherry bar, and followed it up with a sit down restaurant called Pizarro.

Cafecito, Cigars, Telenovelas... A Taste of the Latino Life in South Florida (VIDEO)

Visit Florida | Posted 11.12.2012 | Miami
Visit Florida

Miami looks and sounds like the United Nations. We hail from Cuba, Haiti, Latin America and plenty of U.S. cities, too. If you address someone in English and they answer you with a Spanish response, don't take it personally. It's a Miami thing. Just dive in.

Finger Foods Beware: Proper Fare For a Sex Party

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 09.01.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Food is an important thing to factor in for sex parties. People horrify me with tales of hummus, gazpacho, garlic bread, and the dreaded cold cut/cheese trays.