Behind the Bite: Tortilla de Patatas

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series, deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. Apple pie is to America what the tortilla de patatas is to Spain—a national culinary icon. Paella and gazpacho may have more international recognition, but ask any Spaniard what dish best epitomizes the essence […]

Cheers! Where to Drink Sangria in Madrid

Sangria is to Spain what ice cold beer is to the States—quintessential! Spanish wine punch is the perfect summer drink—smooth, sweet, refreshing and boozy. While traditionally made with Spanish red wine, no two recipes are the same. Dating back to the Roman Empire, sangría was a combination of red wine and whatever alcohol and fruit was on […]

Where to Try the Roscón de Reyes in Madrid

 This blog post was originally published on January 2, 2013 and updated on December 6, 2017.  With so many bakeries all over the city, it can be difficult to decide where to get your roscón for Three King’s Day. Look no further with our list of the best spots to find this traditional treat. As is […]