Madrileno Foodie Bucket List

Madrileno Foodie Bucket List, Madrid, Spain (B)

Do you have any friends or family in town who are new to Madrid and want to try some traditional, local cuisine? Or are you wondering what some typical madrileno dishes are and where you can find them? Normally I frequent international or ethnic restaurants in Madrid, but I wanted to compile a list and share some of my favorite spots for typical, authentic Madrileno deliciousness. While nothing beats casera (homemade) cooking from a Spanish madre haha, these places come pretty close. Check them out!

There’s nothing quite like a great Spanish Tortilla. For something so simple and comforting, I can’t believe I never had it before I came to Spain. In essence, it’s an omelette made with potatoes, eggs, oil and salt. However, in comparison to other types of omelettes, the potatoes are the true star of the dish. Other Tortilla variations may have onions, green or red peppers, chorizo, ham, or other veggies.

Cocido Madrileno is a traditional hearty garbanzo bean stew with meat (usually pork belly, fresh chorizo, morcilla, ham, beef shank, chicken) and vegetables (usually potatoes, cabbage, carrots, turnips). At restaurants, cocido is served in “vuelcos” (overturns). First is the soup, second are the garbanzos and vegetables, and third is the meat, (although I notice most places offering just first the soup, and second is everything else). In Madrid, many Spanish restaurants offer cocido as part of their menu del día on Wednesdays. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Madrileno Foodie Bucket List
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Serakalala
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bodegas de Ardosa
  • Cafeteria Matey
  • Bar Malacatin
  • Tomates Verdes Fritos
  • La Mallorquina
  • La Casa de Las Torrijas
  • Casa Alberto
  • La Casa del Abuelo
  • Bar Melos
  • La Oreja de Jaime
  • Taberna
  • Marina Ventura
  • Horno de San Onofre

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