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  • Writer's pictureMaría Palomares Tarí


As the aroma of sizzling chorizo fills the air and glasses of ruby-red sangria clink in joyful celebration, Spain comes alive on Tapas Day! Last year, we shared our excitement about Tapas Day, so here's to adding even more tasty tidbits to our celebration! 

Gastronomic Gems: From the sun-kissed shores of Andalusia to the bustling streets of Barcelona, Spanish cuisine is a melting pot of flavors and influences. From the iconic paella bursting with saffron-infused rice and seafood to the smoky aroma of patatas bravas topped with spicy bravas sauce, each dish is a culinary masterpiece waiting to be savored.

Tapa Wars: Did you know that tapas are not just a delight for the taste buds, but they're also serious business in Spain? In Spain, tapas are so beloved that there are competitions held annually to crown the best tapas chefs and restaurants!

Fun Facts Fiesta: Did you know that Spain is home to the world's oldest restaurant? Sobrino de Botín in Madrid has been serving hungry patrons since 1725, earning it a coveted place in the Guinness World Records. And let's not forget about the humble potato, which was introduced to Europe by Spanish explorers in the 16th century, forever changing the landscape of global cuisine.

The Art of Sharing: Tapas isn't just about food; it's a way of life. It's about gathering with loved ones, sharing stories over shared plates, and savoring each moment with gusto. Whether you're enjoying a leisurely meal at a local tavern or hosting a tapas party at home, the spirit of conviviality is always present.

A Culinary Odyssey: Spanish cuisine is a journey of the senses, a symphony of flavors that captivates the palate and nourishes the soul. So let's raise our glasses to Tapas Day and the culinary wonders of Spain, where every dish is a celebration of life, love, and the joy of good food.

¡Salud y buen provecho


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