Eats: Madrid – Vol. 2

Spain, Madrid Guide (B): Eats: Madrid – Vol. 2

No matter how near or far you are from home, a recommendation for a good restaurant or bar is always nice to have. EATS is a collection of places that I’ve enjoyed during my travels.

Hands down one of the most visually exciting tapas experiences we had in Madrid was at Txakolina. It’s located south of Plaza Mayor on one of my favorite streets for nightlife, Calle Cava Baja, which draws its name from the nearby access “caves” that used to occupy the La Latina area. This neighborhood is one of the most popular spots for a tapas crawl, and for good reason, with one great bar after another as you make your way down the narrow street. This Pintxoteca Madrileña specializes in Basque-style pintxos, which comes from the verb pinchar meaning to pierce, hence the toothpicks that anchor these artful creations. These larger portion tapas are displayed along the bar, so you know what you are getting (vs. ordering blindly off a menu), making for an easier experience for the tapas novice. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Eats: Madrid – Vol. 2
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Txakolina   Posada del León de Oro   Diaz y Larrouy   Chocolatería San Ginés   El Diario de Huertas  
Author: Jessica Trumble
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