Behind the Bite: Roscón de Reyes

Roscón de Reyes is associated with a religious holiday today, but has roots in a pagan festival celebrated by the ancient Romans!

This post is part of our Behind the Bite series, deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. Step aside, Christmas cookies and candy canes—here in Spain, it’s all about roscón de Reyes. All throughout Spain at this time of year, families are sitting down to enjoy extravagant holiday feasts that last for […]

Our Ultimate Guide to the Best Churros in Madrid

Without a doubt, one of the most delicious authentic holiday traditions in Spain is chowing down on churros and chocolate!

If there’s one sweet treat you can’t leave Madrid without trying, it’s churros con chocolate. We can’t think of anything better: crispy, fried-to-perfection churros lightly dusted with sugar and dipped in piping hot, sinfully delicious thick hot chocolate. Sounds amazing, right? If you want to find the best churros in Madrid, look no further. Here’s […]

Devouring Valencia Like a Local: 8 Typical Foods from Valencia

This blog post was originally posted on June 26, 2017 and was updated on April 16, 2019. Valencian cuisine is full of diverse flavors, from mouthwatering seafood to delicious desserts. As the third-largest city in Spain, Valencia attracts millions of tourists every year. Its sunny Mediterranean climate and prime beach location on Spain’s eastern coast […]