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The Best Tortilla in Valencia

The Best Tortilla in Valencia

One fine morning, a friend and I decided to meet at Cafe Alhambra for a late breakfast, or almuerzo. After a lovely walk through some of the older sections of town to reach the cafe, I knew we were in for a treat. You see, Cafe Alhambra has the distinction of being...
I May Marry the Fruit-Stand Lady

I May Marry the Fruit-Stand Lady

Gentle readers, I’m in a long-term relationship with tomatoes. I have tried to deny it, avoid it, and cover it up. I feel the same way about peaches, kiwi fruit, and cantaloupe, but the truth is out there. I feel soooo much better now. As a result, I have a...
Quicktrip: Madrid

Quicktrip: Madrid

Earlier in July, my friend Jose and I went to Madrid. Summertime in Madrid is busy, and the crowds of people could be a little intimidating. However, Madrid has some amazing attractions, too. As the capital of Spain, the government buildings are built to both last and...
Going for Tapas in Benimaclet

Going for Tapas in Benimaclet

My friend Angela turned me onto a Feria de Tapas about five blocks from my flat that is part of an annual degustation event. She works later in the evening, so I was able to join her after work for an hour or so. As you can see, the crowd is quite intense, and it was...