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After work in Madrid

Categories: Food & Drink October 28, 2016
There’s nothing better than heading out for a post-work cocktail. At Barbara Ann you can do just that.

There’s nothing better than heading out for a post-work cocktail. At Barbara Ann you can do just that.

Leaving work and unwinding, or – and this essentially amounts to the same thing – enjoying a nice cocktail, beer, wine or vermouth along with something tasty to eat is what the ‘after work experience’ is all about. Make a note of these addresses and end the day with a well-deserved treat. Read more

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Out and about in bars and taverns

Out and about in bars and taverns Categories: LGBT
October 10, 2016

Autumn is here already. But no matter the time of year, in Madrid there are traditions that don’t change. Right at the top is that beautiful space of time that runs from the end of a hearty dinner to the moment when you walk through the door of your favourite haunt. Time for laughter and …

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Alicia Hernandez Alicia Hernandez

A day in Platea

plateadest-150x150 Categories: Food & Drink
May 22, 2015

When someone asks me what Platea is, I almost have to take a deep breath so I can explain in one go, all that it encompasses. It could be summed up as a superb gastronomy space on almost 6,000 square metres, with the signature of renowned chefs (6 Michelin stars). But it’s much more than …

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Shaken and stirred

Cocktail Categories: Entertainment, Food & Drink
January 2, 2013

At the fourth Gastrofestival, held in Madrid from 19 January to 3 February, one of the biggest attractions is liquid cuisine. Cocktails and mixed drinks have been fashionable in the city ever since Perico Chicote opened his legendary bar on Gran Vía. Here’s a tour of some cocktail bars you simply can’t afford to …

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