59 Small Businesses in Madrid You Can Support Right Now

Alfonso making churros at Chocolat cafe in Madrid

2020 has changed Madrid in unimaginable ways. Our co-founder James noticed an interesting, if sad, phenomenon upon heading out into central Madrid to film a recent video. Some of the most iconic parts of the city that are normally bustling with life—Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor among them—are eerily empty these days. The reason? […]

All About Spanish Rice: Paella and Beyond!

Delicious seafood Paella from Valencia. To be true paella it has to be this thin!

This blog post was originally posted on April 28, 2017 and was updated on September 15, 2020. Paella is just the beginning when it comes to Spanish rice dishes! Depending on where in the country you are, the type of pan your rice is cooked in and the ingredients it contains, rice can go by […]

Best Rooftop Bars in Madrid for Drinks with a View

This blog post was originally posted on May 20, 2018 and was updated on September 2, 2020. Pleasant weather throughout much of the year combined with a jaw-dropping cityscape make Madrid the ideal place to enjoy rooftop drinks. In addition to being perfect for enjoying good vibes, drinks and views, the best rooftop bars in […]

6 Great Places Serving the Best Afternoon Tea in Madrid

Three-tiered English afternoon tea setting

In a country that loves its cañas, vermouth, wine and coffee, tea probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of popular drinks in Spain.  But believe it or not, tea is getting increasingly popular, and tea rooms absolutely have their place here in Madrid! So whether you’re looking for a […]

Huevos Rotos Recipe: Spanish Broken Eggs

Eggs are not a breakfast food. At least not in Madrid. Order a plate of eggs for breakfast here and you’re likely to get some strange looks! That’s because eggs have traditionally been served only at lunch at dinner, alongside other savory tapas dishes. Some egg dishes, like the famous tortilla de patatas are more […]