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Madrid Restaurants and Shopping

Published on November 7, 2010 By Luis R. Hernandez

While seeing a Verdi opera at the Teatro Real or Picasso’s famed Guernica are two ways to experience art in Madrid, the city’s chefs also elevate new cuisine to an art form—or some might even say a science. Inside Madrid’s eclectic restaurants, like El Chaflan, DiverXo, or Coque, culinary alchemists mix flavors in new and […]

Art in Madrid Spain

Published on October 30, 2010 By Lauren D. Collins

Few cities can rival Madrid’s renowned Paseo del Arte, or “Golden Triangle of Art,” formed by three of the most important art museums in the world located about 10 minutes apart. The three major stops include: The Prado, a magnificent bastion housing classics from Velazquez, Goya, El Greco, and others; the Reina Sofia National Museum […]

Top 10 Best World Food Markets to Visit

Published on September 20, 2010 By Luis R. Hernandez

Here are some of the best World Markets to visit: San Francisco | Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market– Waterfront location.  80 Bay Area purveyors on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.  1 Ferry Bldg., The Embarcadero; 415/983-8030; www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com London | Borough Market – Stalls, pubs, shops, and small restaurants. Come early on Thursday or Friday and avoid the […]

Madrid, Spain Top Pick – Hostal Madrid

Published on August 27, 2009 By Lauren D. Collins

Madrid is the capital of Spain and a city of over 3 million people.   Situated close to the geographic center of Spain, Madrid’s main attractions include three internationally acclaimed art galleries, a royal palace, grand public squares, and many museums filled with treasures of Spain’s history.  The city is surrounded by it’s own small province, the […]