**PERMANENTLY CLOSED** Update January 2018: It makes me very sad to see that Atlántico has closed its doors in Valencia. I don’t always understand why some of my favorite restaurants close down. In this case, maybe the location was just enough off the beaten path to prevent walk-in traffic? […]
We were reading The Telling Room, a book about the history and drama surrounding an artisanal cheese from Castile-Leon Spain, at the same time that we came across La Majada, a cheese bar in Valencia. The book sparked an appetite for Spanish cheese that La Majada’s vast cheese cellar was perfectly suited to fulfill.
We love living in the city but I must admit that, now and again, it is nice to escape the noise and the crowds and get back to nature. Fortunately, here in Valencia we can immerse ourselves among the trees, lakes, flora and fauna only a few blocks […]
Updated 7/15/2018 Since we first arrived in Valencia, the Crudo Bar has been one of our favorite restaurants that we return to time and again. Crudo means “raw” in Spanish and that is how much of their fish and meat is prepared. In our opinion, this is the perfect […]
Who would have known that a plate of sausages could make me so happy? We have walked by Cervecería Baden Baden in Ruzafa nearly everyday for months, reminding ourselves each time that we wanted to stop in for some brats. Now you might find it strange to be craving […]
Oh yes, we ate well in Seville. We discovered some great restaurants with delicious and creative takes on local Andalusian ingredients. As in other cities we’ve visited in Spain where the people are very proud of their part of the world, these restaurants in Seville (Sevilla in Spanish) […]
There are many pizza and pasta restaurants in Valencia, but where do the Italians living in Valencia go for authentic Italian food? Our Italian friends recommend a place that they affectionately describe as their grandmothers kind of Italian food. That special place is L’Alquimista, a tiny little gem […]