When you have a fist date in Madrid, what are you looking for? A quiet place where you can chat without haste. And if you can surprise with your proposal, all the better. I could write a book about cafes for a first date in Madrid. Of course there’re many more that I’ll tell you. […]
The best Spanish omelettes in Madrid (I)
It’s incredible that with such a simple recipe there can be so many variations. Eggs, potatoes, olive oil, salt and onion (or not). From the most traditional to the most avant-garde, this recipe is the protagonist of the most heated discussions. Leaving aside combinations close to the sacrilege, I tell you the best Spanish omelette […]
San Ildefonso Market. The street food market of beers and tapas of Fuencarral.
At the San Ildefonso Market it doesn’t matter who you go with. Your partner, your parents, your friends or your co-workers (boss included) will enjoy this street food market of Fuencarral. And if you want to party, a little surprise awaits you at the top floor… I don’t know if it has ever happened to […]
My 7 favorite vermouth bars in Madrid.
When I came to this city a few years ago, one of the friends I met took me to know the most authentic Madrid, the bars of a lifetime. Since then, even if I’m on the lookout for the new cool pub I’ve opened, I occasionally like to go back to those taverns. Taking the […]
Sana Locura. Croissants sold out every day at Barrio Salamanca.
I found a place where I’m 10 again. Thus, I take 20 years off. It’s a matter of smell. The smell of bakeries with workroom, as Sana Locura, that makes their bread, sweet and savory daily; and the best croissants in the Salamanca district. But this bakery keeps a surprise. Still, read on … When […]
Macera . Cocktails with handmade alcohol at Malasaña.
Nightlife in the downtown of Madrid without bad drinks destroying you or with a hole in your pocket is possible. Cocktails made by an expert who has worked in luxury hotels such as Four Seasons, it’s more complicated. What is a real miracle is the price: 7 euros. If you prayed for something, your prayers […]
Sugar Factory. The bakery in Alonso Martinez that Marie Antoinette would love it.
Getting into Sugar Factory. this patisserie of Alonso Martinez is entering in a completely different world. If you decide to visit it, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time to the France of Marie Antoinette and being in one of the halls of the Palace of Versailles. The place has a shabby chic style: […]
Bio in the Bowl. Organic juices and take-away veggie food in Alonso Martínez.
Last year I red in the New York Times an article of the 12 most interesting streets of Europe. And there it was: Zurbano. If to the most stylish area of Chamberí you add a burst of vitamins enclosed in a jar and shake it well, you get Bio in the Bowl, one of my […]
Miga Bakery. Breakfast at Nuevos Ministerios to take on the day.
You know mothers say that everyone should eat a good breakfast. I don’t know if mothers of Miga Bakery’s boys tell them the same thing, but the truth is that to this bakery at Nuevos Ministerios, breakfast is a very serious thing You can prepare at home a tasty breakfast which become brunch, but let’s […]
Casa Corona 2016. The secret summer terrace in Chueca.
Summer terraces are something I love; and you know that when I discover one, I give it to you on the sly. I tell you today that I advance you in my post of top terraces of 2016 in Madrid; but today I’ll talk about Casa Corona in depth because it’s much more than a […]