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La Muralleta: Down by the River

La Muralleta: Down by the River

Ribarroja is a long town, one of these that grew alongside a main road that followed the merry, winding River Turia. And it’s rtight there down by the river that…

El Garatge: Come on Baby Light my Cheese

El Garatge: Come on Baby Light my Cheese

I don’t always take kindly to waiters blowtorching my meal; especially when I’ve already sytarted nibbling, but at El Garatge, surprising things have a habit of happening. It’s a fun…

Commo Fusion

Commo Fusion

I didn’t see any llamas but this is a Peruvian restaurant in the heart of Valencia with a clearly modern approach and very popular judging by the numbers there eating…

Las Arenas Hotel

Las Arenas Hotel

If you like your market served up, but still like to feel that you’re walking in the footsteps of Hemingway, who used to hang around here without his gun, then…

Creoquete Croquettes

Creoquete Croquettes

Valencian entrepreneur Amparo Ferrer launched Creoquete in June 2016 at Calle Ciscar 7, so that nobody in Valencia need ever go without their daily ration of croquettes. The eternal international…

Plaza del Mercado Hotel

Plaza del Mercado Hotel

The Plaza del Mercado Hotel is a place of great contrasts. From the outside it looks like a typical Valencian townhouse turned into a block of flats, and turning blue,…

Mayancoffee

Mayancoffee

There is a little bit of Guatemala in Valencia now since Mayancoffee opened its doors. What hits you first of all is the scent of freshly toasted and ground coffee,…

Found in Translation: Miguel y Juani

Found in Translation: Miguel y Juani

Nothing is more international than food……well, apart from music, and mathematics, and sex, and lots of other stuff I suppose, but anyway, Valencian restaurant franchise, Miguel and Juani, launched by…

Taverna Olimpia

Taverna Olimpia

There are really only two things I know, or thought I knew about Bulgaria; that they are the biggest exporter of roses in the world, and that they nod assent…

Ma Khin of Restaurant

Ma Khin of Restaurant

Ma Khin is my kind of restaurant, to paraphrase Ol Blue Eyes; and as its founder, British/Burmese chef Stephen Anderson claims, it is ‘going slowly, coming nicely’. Ma Khin is…