Okay, have you had enough of Spanish cuisine? Need a break from sardines, croquetas, jamón, and paella? Then it is time to step out of Valencia’s city center and venture into another part of the town where you can find restaurants with cuisine from all over the world. […]
Some of the most interesting restaurants in Valencia are found outside of the Old Town in the trendy neighborhood of Ruzafa (Russafa). This is where Ricard Camarena, one of the most well known chefs in Valencia, chose to open his third Michelin-starred restaurant. Ricard Camarena Restaurant opened in […]
Our first experience with salt cod was in a little French restaurant in Virginia. The cod was mixed into a creamy brandade, a rich dip that we recreated over and over for anyone willing to eat at our house. Finding good salt cod in grocery stores in the […]
November 5, 2017: It’s been nearly a year since we first published this post in December 2016. We’ve eaten a lot of tapas since then. Some of our favorites tapas bars have closed and we’ve discovered new ones to take their place. It’s time to update, reorganize, and […]
We were excited to show off our new city of Valencia to our first visitor from home. Casa Montana is one of the oldest taverns in Valencia. Located in the old fisherman’s quarter of El Cabanyal, Casa Montana offers a traditional Spanish experience of tapas and wine.
You might not think of going to the market when you want to relax, hang out with friends, or have a nice meal, but the Mercado Colon is not your typical market. The Mercado Colon (Market of Columbus) in the Ensanche district of Valencia Spain is more of […]
Few things are more important to Spanish cuisine and culture than jamón ibérico, the celebrated ham made from Black Iberian pigs. Spanish ham is considered to be the best in the world. Massive legs of jamón hang from ceilings in restaurants and markets all over the country. I […]