Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Food & Drink

Beach bar in Spain’s Malaga awarded ‘Best Chiringuito 2022’ by prestigious gastronomy magazine

THE in vogue Tapas Magazine, a new format of gastronomy guide, together with the emblematic Aperol Spritz aperitif, has awarded the Best Chiringuito 2022...

How Sotogrande has greatly improved it’s food scene over the last few years

WHETHER you're looking to see how the other half live or just looking for some decent food, Sotogrande has a lot to offer these...

Foodisiac – Gourmet food with a sustainable ethos in Sotogrande

With sustainable food sourcing now more important than ever, it can be hard to visit a restaurant without feeling guilty that you are adding...

Milking it: The varied and contradictory uses of ‘leche’ in Spanish phrases

Despite the fact that Spaniards have a much lower consumption-per-capita than the UK they are, idiomatically at least, obsessed with milk

‘You’ll never get it right first time’: Lessons from paella cooking school in Spain’s Valencia

‘You never get paella right the first time’: What happened when novice cook Graham Keeley tried his hand at cooking Spain’s most famous dish

Cerveza por favor? How to order a beer in different regions of Spain

FOR many English speakers, the very first thing they learn how to do after landing in Spain is to order a beer. While ‘una cerveza,...

Scorching heatwaves in Spain threaten olive oil production, says government minister

SPAIN'S Agriculture Minister, Luis Planas, says this summer's hot weather will dent this year's olive harvest if things don't change soon. Spain is the world's...

Spain now has two restaurants ranked in world’s top five

TWO restaurants in Spain have won coveted places in the top five of the list of the World’s Best 50 Restaurants in 2022. The awards...

Top winemaker in Spain opens UK subsidiary to serve key export market

Grupo Marques del Atrio has opened a UK subsidiary in a bid to grow the Spanish winemaker’s sales in its second-biggest export market. The company...

Restaurant in Spain charges outdoor diners every time they are served by waiter

A Zamora area gastrobar has hit the headlines for charging customers every time a waiter served them at their terrace table. The Imperial Bar at...

Batch of popular ice cream recalled in Spain after harmful gas contamination

THE Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition has recalled a large batch of Häagen-Dazs ice-cream over concerns their packaging contains a harmful gas. The...

Waltz round to Viennas in Marbella for the best breakfast, brunch, bagels and much more

Perfect for bagels, a beer and just about everything else, Viennas Cafe is a top Marbella pick FOR the best breakfast, brunch and bagels in...

Nic of time: Marbella now counts on two of France’s finest Nicolas wine shops

IT has been two centuries since Maison Nicolas became one of the most fashionable wine shops in Paris. And now, finally, Marbella residents have two...

The taste of Ecuador has arrived in the city of Valencia in the form of Vera Restaurante

The traditional Ecuadorian tapas restaurant offers the chance to try the most exotic and delicate foods Latin America has to offer, without having to...

Marbella: golden childhood memories of eating and drinking and mega yachts

All his family holidays were spent in Marbella. Jorge Hinojosa takes us on a trip down memory lane – with plenty of stops for...

Cuisine of La Alpujarra: Dishes you must try while visiting the mountain villages south of Granada

THE Alpujarra region has various signature dishes served to visitors in its countless bars and restaurants. Best of all, during certain hours of the...

REVEALED: Why you’ll be paying more for watermelon in Spain this summer

THE price of fresh fruit and vegetables is soaring in Spain thanks not only to nationwide inflation and a rise in transport costs with...

Why you should never buy pre cut fruit and veg at supermarkets in Spain

IT is certainly more convenient and saves you having to pick up a knife and slice it yourself but Spain’s food safety agency is...

Marbella waiter turns entrepreneur with ‘at-table’ mobile phone charger device   

A waiter serving diners in fashionable Marbella has invented a system to charge mobile phones at tables. Esteban Romero, 36, has spent the last ten...

Spain’s Marbella to host tuna cutting event—with hopes for a Guinness World Record

A GIANT 7ft tuna fish tipping the scales at a whopping 150kg will be cut in front of a 400 strong crowd in the...

RANKED: Spain’s 10 most popular tapas dishes

To mark World Tapas Day on June 16, here's one from the Olive Press archive celebrating Spain's favourite dishes.

WORLD TAPAS DAY: 10 cities in Spain where you will find the best free tapas scene

The tradition of free tapas are not only a long-standing tradition in Granada—find out where else with the Olive Press’ Tapas guide

Pret a Manger: Popular British sandwich chain to open across Spain

THE hugely popular British high street sandwich and coffee chain Pret A Manger is to open outlets across Spain and could change the way...

Spain aims to cut food waste with ‘doggy bags’ on offer for all diners

SPAIN is to introduce a new law making it compulsory for restaurants to offer ‘doggy bags’ in a drive to tackle food waste. The measure...

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