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Typical dishes and tapas from Cádiz

Typical dishes and tapas from Cádiz

The origins of tapas have been much debated. One of the most widely accepted theories is that it used to be made from shreds of bread with cheese and salami that were used to cover up wine glasses to stop insects from getting in. Other versions say that tapas was designed to prevent having to drink on an empty stomach. more ...

Our favourite tapas bars in Seville

Our favourite tapas bars in Seville

Seville is considered by many to be the cradle of tapas. We couldn’t tell you if this is true or not for sure, but what we do know is that tapas in Seville is not just a part of the city’s gastronomic culture, but also a way of life – one to be enjoyed in outdoor terraces, or by having a drink with friends. more ...

The best pizzerias in Milan

The best pizzerias in Milan

The smell of oregano, delicious soft pizza base and melted mozzarella fills the air….Pizzas are one of the most popular and common dishes in Italy. And, although Italian cuisine is very varied, everyone that travels to Milan wants to try an authentic Italian pizza. Thus, we would like recommend some of the best pizzerias in Milan. more ...

The best hamburger restaurants in Madrid

The best hamburger restaurants in Madrid

Hamburgers are in. And far, very far away from fast-food hamburgers, is a world of restaurants where this North American icon is a gourmet dish. Innovative recipes, quality ingredients, surprising combinations and home made sauces…..some of the keys for creating the best hamburgers. more ...

First National Food Festival in Paris

First National Food Festival in Paris

Taking place this Friday the 23rd of September for the first time ever is the “Fête de la Gastronomie” (National Food Festival) all across France. Paris will of course be at the heart of this Gastro Fest which is not only featuring the most events but the most impressive. more ...

Enjoy coffee in Milan

Enjoy coffee in Milan

More than 100 years have passed since Luigi Bezzera invented the first espresso machine, thus achieving a quicker way of preparing a stronger café. Ever since then, not a day has gone by in Italy where visitors and locals haven’t been able to enjoy a good coffee. more ...

Going out for pintxos in Bilbao

Going out for pintxos in Bilbao

One of the main attractions in Bilbao is the typical pinchos, miniature works of art that will most definitely win over your taste buds. Almost all the bars in the city’s taverns are full of these little snacks. So, what better way of adjusting to the local customs than visiting the taverns there to try out some of the pinchos and have a nice wine? more ...

The best Andalusian gazpacho

The best Andalusian gazpacho

Gazpacho is, together with paella and Spanish omelette, one of the most typical dishes in Spain. Every year, when it gets really hot, this refreshing cold soup becomes one of the most requested starters in all the restaurants. more ...

The best restaurants in Milan

The best restaurants in Milan

Milan, the capital of Lombardy, can boast of having a really rich gastronomy, and the fact that it is the birthplace of the famous Risotto alla Milanse (Milan Risotto with onion and white wine) and the delicious Panetonne (typical Milan bread). However, their cuisine is very varied thus, so as to be able to try some of the tastiest Milanese dishes, we would like to recommend three restaurants where you can enjoy excellent pizzas, rice, and pasta with all kinds of sauces and garnishes more ...

The best restaurants for typical German dishes in Berlin

The best restaurants for typical German dishes in Berlin

Just like any good cosmopolitan and multicultural city, Berlin has an endless number of restaurants, of all gastronomic styles, although they do of course offer menus full of typical German food. Despite what you may think, German food is not limited to typical German dishes such as the currywurst or frankfurts, but German cuisine is based upon multiple ingredients that lend the food unique and very special flavours. If you are going to Berlin, don’t miss out on the opportunity to try the most typical German dishes in the following recommended restaurants: more ...

The best hamburgers in Barcelona

The best hamburgers in Barcelona

One of the many most unloved foods due to thriving “junk food” restaurant chains is the delicious sandwich with minced meat accompanied by varied salads and diverse sauces. We are of course referring to hamburgers. It is usually a more economical and quick way of filling your stomach, but it doesn’t always have to be unhealthy. From here on in, we would like to restore the fame of hamburgers and thus suggest the 3 top hamburgers in Barcelona, because although they are typically an American food their contact with other cultures gives rise to some excellent quality products. more ...

The best restaurants in Lisbon

The best restaurants in Lisbon

Lisbon, the Portuguese capital can boast of having a very rich gastronomy thanks to its diversity of products, and the fact that the Atlantic that surrounds its coasts has a vast variety of fish, which in combination with the land, wines and agricultural produce supplies an unrivalled culinary diversity. In general the restaurants in Lisbon are of excellent quality, but here we would like to provide a guide of the three best restaurants in the Portuguese capital so that you can try some of the best food in Lisbon. more ...

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