Best Bets for Specialty Coffee in Madrid!

A few years ago, it was nearly impossible to find specialty coffee in Madrid! The city’s coffee culture didn’t go much further beyond the typical Spanish solo. That’s an espresso extraction left running until the cup is full… yeah, it’s enough to make you consider switching to tea. These days though, Madrid’s coffee renaissance is in […]

Love is in the Air: Madrid’s Most Romantic Restaurants

A table for two at a restaurant to woo your taste buds. The queen of romantic comedy—Nora Ephron—once said, “I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted most of them, but I never regretted the potatoes that went with them.” Why is it food and love always seem to go hand […]

Seven Bizarre Foods You Can Find in Madrid

This big bowl of snails is a typical sight you'll come across in restaurants in Madrid. It's one of the less bizarre foods in the city, but it's still unusual to some!

This blog post was originally posted on August 29, 2014, and was updated on December 14, 2017.  We absolutely adore the food in Madrid, but even we have to admit that some typical Spanish dishes here are a little bit out of the ordinary! Madrid is famous for its casquería (offal and organ meats) and locals are […]