Experience Madrid through the flavors of its hearty and decadent cuisine. Many traditional Spanish dishes can be found in the capital of Spain:
Paella is a Spanish rice dish traditionally made with rice, saffron, and a variety of seafood or meat; often served family style. Get a taste at Casa de Valencia
Casa de Valencia
Paseo del Pintor Rosales, 58 Tel: (+34) 91 544 17 47
Jamón ibérico, or ham bone can be found several varieties in markets and eateries. Try it at Casa Gonzalez:
Calle León 12, Tel: +34 914 295 618
Cocido Madrileño- The "Stew of Madrid," is a chickpea based stew ideal for Madrid's chilly winter weather. The stew has been perfected by Fernando Verdasco's family--try it at their restaurant La Rayua:
Calle de la Luna, 3, 28004 Tel: 91 522 4801
Cochinillo Asado, or suckling pig, is Restaurante Sobrino de Botín's claim to fame. The oldest restaurant in the world, Botin's suckling pig is sure to meet your highest of expectations.
Restaurante Sobrino de Botín
Calle Cuchilleros, 17, 28005 Tel: 34 913 664 217
Churros and hot chocolate are a must have when in Madrid, great for a late-night bite or as a treat for breakfast. Try them at San Gines, the most famous place in Madrid to indulge your sweet tooth.
Pasadizo de San Gines, 5, 28013 Tel: 34 913 65 65 46