Food and Drink in Madrid

The Best Places in Madrid to Explore the Exciting World of Natural Wine – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

The Best Places in Madrid to Explore the Exciting World of Natural Wine – Devour Madrid While visiting Madrid, the options for which wines to try and where to drink wine can be overwhelming.  Heavy monastrell (also known as mourvèdre) from the southern region of Jumilla? Light and fruity mencías from rainy Galicia in the north? Or maybe you want to dive into the fascinating world of sherry wines from Jerez.  The variety of wine in Spain can be a…

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A Love Letter to the Menú del Día in Madrid – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

A Love Letter to the Menú del Día in Madrid – Devour Madrid This post is part of our Love Letter series: first-person accounts of what we love about Madrid. As a food tour guide and someone who has to regularly explain Spanish dining customs to the uninitiated, I’ve noticed that one aspect of Spanish dining that almost never ceases to pleasantly surprise is the concept of the menú del día, or menu of the day.  Ubiquitous, affordable, and traditional,…

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Top 7 Spots for Tapas in Barrio Salamanca – Where to Eat in Madrid’s Most Exclusive Area – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

Top 7 Spots for Tapas in Barrio Salamanca – Where to Eat in Madrid’s Most Exclusive Area – Devour Madrid Barrio Salamanca is known for high-end shopping, classy nightlife and ornate architecture, but there’s more to it than meets the eye.  Located in the northeast corner of the city right above Retiro Park, this neighborhood is packed with incredible restaurants and bars. Venture a bit farther from the city center to discover all that Barrio Salamanca has to offer—including some…

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Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Madrid in 2019 – Devour Madrid – Spain Travel Article

Where to Eat on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Madrid in 2019 – Devour Madrid The Spanish capital’s reputation for both food and fiestas serves up one final espectáculo before saying adiós to 2019.  Whether you’re a visitor, an expat, or a local, everyone is invited to Madrid’s New Year’s celebrations. Thousands gather in Puerta del Sol at the base of the Correos building, eagerly watching its clock countdown to midnight, eating good-luck grapes, and popping bottles…

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