8 Tapas Bars and Restaurants to Show You All That Lavapiés Is Made Of

Bodegas Lo Máximo is one of our favorite Lavapiés tapas bars.

If you want to understand Madrid—the real Madrid—the tapas bars of Lavapiés are a great place to start. Until recently Lavapiés was one of central Madrid’s most affordable neighborhoods. With its hilly streets and characteristic corralas (Madrid’s characteristic housing style where neighbors share an interior patio), throughout the 19th and 20th centuries Lavapiés attracted migrants […]

6 Great Things to Do in Madrid in July 2019

This blog post was originally posted on June 16, 2015 and was updated on June 3, 2019. During the scorching summer months, Madrid is full of life. Festivals celebrating the arts invade the city, diversity celebrations fill the streets, and people take to the bars for beer and tapas. Sound good? Follow these tips for […]

Neighborhood Restaurant Guide: Where to Eat in La Latina

For those asking where to eat in La Latina, the answer is clear: head to Cava Baja street for tapas that are out of this world!

This blog post was originally posted on January 7, 2016, and was updated on August 11, 2018.  La Latina is a beautiful and historic neighborhood in central Madrid which is famous for its tapas bars, winding streets and leafy squares. La Latina is a neighborhood that is well-loved and frequented by locals, making it one […]