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Madrid Menu del Dia for 7 Euros in the Neighborhood

“Cafetería Javi” – a.k.a. “Bar Ramos” – on the Calle Sagrados Corazones, 25, in Madrid, near metro station Alto de Extremadura (L6), is my favorite neighborhood bar at which to have a wonderful, and economical, “Menú del Día” for just … Continue reading

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Madrid Post Office Trip

Maybe using the word “trip” isn’t the best way to describe today’s visit to my local post office (“correos“), but it did take 15 minutes to walk there. It’s located on the far side of my neighborhood, passing the metro, … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Madrid Restaurant Sells to Foreigners

I’m a little sad. Today is their last day. My favorite neighborhood bar, Restaurante Las Damas on Calle Fortuna, 5, in Madrid, the one where I have lunch once a week, has sold to foreigners. WHY to foreigners? Because the … Continue reading

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How Bad is a 90 Cent Bottle of Spanish Wine?

This was PURELY a scientific study. No, REALLY, it was! Today, I was at my Madrid neighborhood supermarket doing my usual Friday shopping for the weekend. Since I always buy a bottle or two of Spanish wine, usually the reliable … Continue reading

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Menu del Dia – Menu of the Day for cheap lunches

Today’s is a post-lunch, pre-siesta blog entry which I feel the need to write quickly so as not to fall asleep on my keyboard. Yup, it’s now nearly 2:30pm on a Tuesday. I’ve just returned home from a good lunch … Continue reading

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