2018 Gastro Fair

It’s that time of year again!  The 20th annual Feria Gastronomia  starts today, in the usual venue Majuelo Park, off Av. Europa. The fair will runs as usual for 3 days – Fri 8th, Sat 9th and Sun 10th June.  The layout is key restaurants and tapas bars from Almunecar Read more…

2018 Ruta de Tapas

This weekend (19,20, 21) and next (26, 27 &28th Apr) see the annual “Ruta de Tapas” with 27 bars, restaurants & chiringuitos taking part. New this year is an App you can download from Play store to help you navigate – just click on the poster below and scan the Read more…

Bollos de San Juan

Here’s one of those “you only see them once a year” eatables – a Bollo de San Juan  which is a cinnamon flavoured bread roll with a hard boiled egg embedded within.. These are traditionally eaten during the Fiesta de San Juan which also celebrates the summer solstice. San Juan, Read more…

Semana de Espetos

In an effort to promote the fact that espetos are not purely a Malaga thing, the association of chiringuitos has launched espeto week here on the Costa Tropical. For those who don’t know, espetos de sardinas  are fresh sardines, seasoned with sea salt, skewered on sugar cane or bamboo spears Read more…

Best Tortilla Competition Winner

Chiringuito Bambu Wins! Congratulations to Chiringuito Bambu for winning the La Herradura “Ruta de Tortilla” competition for the best tortilla. It’s always a bit of a wonder how classic tortillas, using just potatoes, onions, eggs & olive oil , can vary so much.  The amount of sweetness is governed by Read more…

Ruta de Tapas Almunecar 2016

II Annual Ruta de Tapas Almunecar 2016 What looks like becoming an annual event, the second “Ruta de Tapas” is currently running until 10th April.  Sponsored by the local department of trade, the idea is to help promote the smaller establishments, as well as being an excellent way to spend Read more…