Tag Archives: Spanish restaurants

Bodega 1900 – Beguiling In Barcelona

It’s tiny and it’s mostly (but not totally) classic. Bodega 1900 is the most recent opening in Albert Adria’s growing empire of restaurants located around the Avinguda del Paral-lel between the Ciutat Vella and Montjuich. Situated within blocks of Tickets/41º, [...]

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The Art of The Iberian Pig – A Week in The Heart of Spanish Pork Country – Part 5 – Los Pedroches

We had one more day of pig ahead of us, but we had to get up and out early to do it. We left Sanlucar after breakfast driving east into a bright sun. We made our way up past Sevilla, [...]

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El Cochinillo de Candido – Finally!

Suckling pig – those are magic words to those who have had it. True suckling pig  is a rare treat in the United States. It is in Spain too, but there it is a delicacy that is well known and [...]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 6 – Tertulia & El Colmado

What’s in a name? Seamus Mullen has much too Irish a name to be one of NYC’s top Spanish chefs – or does he? His name may be patently Irish, but if his food is any indication, his soul is [...]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 5: El Quinto Pino

El Quinto Pino is one of several restaurants owned and run by Alexandra Raij and Eder Montero, a husband and wife team that have been instrumental in securing a positive reputation for Spanish cuisine in NYC. In addition to El [...]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 4: Boqueria Soho

The Boqueria restaurants have been successful not only in bringing delicious Spanish dishes to NYC with two locations in lower Manhattan, but also to locations outside of New York including Washington, D.C. and Hong Kong! The restaurant offers a blend [...]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 3: Casa Mono

A small restaurant with plenty of old wood and an open kitchen, Casa Mono transports the diner to Madrid. I could easily picture the space on a small Madrid side street with customers coming in and out to taste their [...]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 2: Toro

Chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonette have been cooking Spanish cuisine for some time at Toro in Boston. It is an intimate space that elicits congeniality and festivity. The Toro space in NYC, opened this fall, can not be described [...]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 1: Manzanilla

Spanish food in NYC has never had it so good. The city is currently awash with a plethora of restaurants serving excellent Spanish inspired fare. In this article, I highlighted some of the very best, who are doing it mostly with [...]

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Sunday Photo – Pouring Wine at El Colmado

First things first, my son, L.J. Sconzo, works at El Colmado as well as Tertulia, the NYC Spanish restaurants helmed by Chef Seamus Mullen. I had lunch at the recently opened El Colmado in the brand new Gotham West Market on [...]

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