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The best wine shops in Madrid

By | 2 September, 2017 | 0 comments

We love wine, especially when it’s in an adequate environment and with the best recommendations. Luckily, in Madrid, wine shops have stopped being places exclusively for gourmets to buy wine but also somewhere to enjoy it. Where do we start? In the increasingly popular Lavapiés district we can find La Fisna, at its new address on Calle Amparo, Read full article

Categories: Gastronomía en Madrid

Plans for an adrenaline rush in the Spanish capital

By | 31 August, 2017 | 0 comments

If you are visiting Madrid with your children, you will probably be very interested in this series of plans. If you are coming with your friends or partner, then you can still enjoy a fun day out because despite that leisure activities have increased endlessly in the last few decades, nothing beats the thrill of a drop whilst riding a roller coaster. Read full article

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A view of Madrid: the most spectacular viewpoints in the city.

By | 11 August, 2017 | 0 comments

Cities are organic and changing beings: they offer unique perspectives at all times and places. It’s not the same walking on Gran Vía than seeing it from the terrace of the Madrid Casino. It’s completely different seeing Plaza del Cascorro on a Tuesday than on a Sunday, when it hosts the famous El Rastro market and it is full to the brim. Read full article

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The bars with the best patatas bravas in Madrid

By | 28 July, 2017 | 0 comments

Madrid has quite specific gastronomic references, such as offal cuisine (not always to everyone’s liking) or the fried-squid sandwich to name a couple. Among its star dishes there is one that generates heated debates in regards to its optimum version and it’s no other than the famous patatas bravas. What may seem like a humble recipe of potato wedges with spicy tomato sauce is in fact a complex preparation in which the double frying times and the composition of the sauce or velouté cream are key to its success. Read full article

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Madrid through apps

By | 12 May, 2017 | 0 comments

We use our mobile phone for more and more things in recent times and discovering Madrid’s charm is also something that we can do with it. The Guía Madrid 5D app, promoted by the Madrid Regional Council, is one of the most complete ones both in order to plan your trip and to enjoy it. Read full article

Categories: Noche de Madrid, Leisure and Events Madrid | Blog Hotel Ateneo

Galician gastronomy seduces Madrid

By | 24 April, 2017 | 0 comments

The Spanish capital enjoys being a delegation of all the different parts of Spain. Among others, you can eat excellent paella, having previously checked Wikipaella, of course, and try some delicious Galician cuisine in the many seafood restaurants spread around the city. One of the best of its kind is Combarro, which stands out for its quality and for having served some fantastic seafood platters since 1973, Read full article

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The best Indian and Thai restaurants in Madrid

By | 26 February, 2017 | 0 comments

The restaurants with the best value for money are located in the heart of Lavapiés, on Calle Ave María and Calle de Lavapiés. Despite the climb, there are many restaurants which suddenly appear on either side of the street and as long as the weather isn’t too cold, eating al fresco won’t be a problem. Menus cost approximately 10 euros and include classic dishes such as Tandoori chicken and different curries which are excellent value for money. Read full article

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Culture in Lavapiés

By | 16 February, 2017 | 0 comments

Some people call it “Malapiés” due to its increasing resemblance to the nearby district of Malasaña, home of the hipsters and cupcake bars. However, Lavapiés refuses to lose its combative and multi-ethnic identity, although in recent years it has seen the arrival of more fashionable establishments and activities.

Tabacalera is an excellent example of the new Lavapiés, Read full article

Categories: Arte y cultura

In wine shop veritas

By | 16 January, 2017 | 0 comments

There are few pleasures comparable to enjoying a nice glass of wine surrounded by bottles of wine. Wine lovers are well aware of this, which is why they are going more and more to these places dedicated to the sale of Bacchus’ favourite drink. Since glasses of wine now cost on average more than 2.50 euros (unless you drink in greasy local bars), Read full article

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Cafés with a soul

By | 6 January, 2017 | 0 comments

A coffee with foam in a shape of a heart is not enough for us. We want to enjoy it in a pleasant atmosphere where we can feel at peace with the world, at least for a little while, mostly thanks to its decoration but also for the character given to them by their owners. One of these such places is El Anticafé (Calle Unión, Read full article

Categories: Arte y cultura, Gastronomía en Madrid

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