La Rioja is one of Spain’s most popular wine regions, but it also boasts some of the best restaurants in the country. Whether you’re seeking the best Chardonnay or you just want a juicy burger, you can’t go wrong with any of these eateries.
El Portal del Echaurren
El Portal del Echaurren is the first restaurant awarded a Michelin star in La Rioja. The innovative menu offers two tasting options and features dishes like cod filet and snails and egg yolk.
Ikaro is hidden in La Rioja’s capital city of Logroño. The elegant restaurant offers an avant-garde tasting menu that includes gastronomic fare like leek and squid lasagna alongside Iberian pork cured in ham fat.
La Vieja Bodega
La Vieja Bodega offers traditional Riojan cuisine just outside the capital. The rustic building is also an old winery, and it’s one of the few places where you’ll find stewed bull’s tail cooked to perfection.
La Cocina de Ramón
La Cocina de Ramón is located right next to the Mercado de Abastos in Logroño. Its easy access to fresh ingredients makes it the ideal place to sample traditional sausage dumplings with summer truffle.
Restaurante Sopitas is hidden in Arnedo. The homey restaurant featured alcoves carved into stone for an intimate atmosphere among lovers or friends. The menu features local favorites like suckling goat, but the croquettes are the real draw.
Montage Los Cabos partners with Chef Mauro Colagreco of the award-winning Mirazur restaurant in France on an exclusive Mirazur Beyond Borders experience. Chef Mauro will take up residency at the resort for the dinner series, Feb. 9–18. The unique dining experience highlights the rich culinary traditions of Mexico, ingredients from the Baja Peninsula and sustainable cooking techniques. The dinner experience starts at $550 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $160. Book reservations here.
Now that concerts, sports games and other live events are back, everyone is rushing to see their favorite artists, sports teams and more, with many traveling for an event. The AC Hotel Orlando Downtown has the perfect offer for those visiting Orlando, Florida.
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