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Bar Selva, Madrid

Bar Selva: budget luxury on Gran Via, Madrid

You know who your best friends are when you trust them to choose where to eat.  On our last visit to Madrid, the friend in question was writer and journalist Eduardo Laporte and, boy, did he choose well.  We asked for a…

Café del Centre, Barcelona

The best Spanish wines for under €7 – we ask an expert

Luis Tolosa, author of Supervinos 2014, is a no-nonsense kind of guy.  The book, a guide to the best Spanish wines available to buy in non-specialist shops including your local supermarket, reads as though you were having a chat about plonk…

Overview bar del Pi, Barcelona, barrio gótico

Bar del Pi – Atomic Bombas in the Barrio Gotico, Barcelona

Interior of Bar del Pi, Barcelona City Centre What’s the deal? Gothic Quarter bar housed in an eighteenth century former coaching inn (and birthplace of the socialist PSUC) on the lovely Plaza Sant Josep Oriol with its weekend artists’ fair and live music….

Tapas Crawl at Bar Luis, Alicante

Alicante’s Calle Mayor has over the past few years become a veritable catwalk of tapas bars, with a seemingly exclusively guiri clientele although sadly without D-list celebs musing on whether fur is the new leather, white is the new black, and how…

Tasca el corral, Barcelona

Tasca el Corral: Rustic tapas in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

We are in love.  We are in love with Tasca el Corral’s carnivorous carta (menu), cave-like interior and charming camareros (waiters). On a bar-lined street in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, Tasca el Corral is a haven for tapas-loving locals and guiris in the know.  Head…