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Puerto Rican Comfort Food: Veal Stew With Creamy Polenta Recipe

Hearty veal stew served over creamy polenta
Dec 2, 2014 4:00 pm
Photo: Ben Fink

Puerto Rico has a rich culinary history influenced by France, Spain, Africa and Taíno Native American. If you're ready to cook and eat like a local, renowned San Juan chef Jose Santaella's new book, Cocina Tropical, is packed with vibrant and diverse dishes from around the country. From salt cod fritters to suckling pig, Cocina Tropical is a one-stop shop for the best cuisine Puerto Rico has to offer. When slow-cooking season hits, braise a pot of island-style veal stew. 

For Actress Jenny Slate, The Horse Meat And Pig Heads Are No Joke In Barcelona

Spanish gastronomy runs wild on The Getaway
Dec 2, 2014 3:00 pm

On this week's episode of The Getaway, actress Jenny Slate heads to Barcelona, where she meets up with chef Samuel Cots to shop at the city's bountiful Santa Caterina Market. Here, she finds some interesting stuff. Watch a clip right here.

New York's Long-Standing El Quijote Isn't Going Anywhere, Is It?

New owner vows to preserve restaurant's legacy
Jun 19, 2014 1:00 pm
Photo: Chris Goldberg on Flickr

So far, new owner Ed Scheetz has said all the right things about upholding "the signature look and feel of El Quijote (classic Spanish) while maintaining its authenticity and history." The proof, we suppose, will be in the paella.

The Team From NYC's Betony Visited San Sebastián. Here's Their Guide.

Bryce Shuman and Eamon Rockey took your dream trip
Jun 18, 2014 12:00 pm

New York City’s Betony has garnered extensive praise since opening less than a year ago. Chef Bryce Shuman’s menu changes constantly to reflect the produce of the seasons, while General Manager Eamon Rockey has put together one of the city’s most impressive cocktail and wine lists. The pair recently embarked on a research trip to San Sebastián, Spain in order to discover the region's dishes and flavors. Here's what they found.

The Meal Plan: Tapas Al Fresco

We map it out, you pull it off. Got wine?
Jun 18, 2014 11:00 am

Tonight, we've curated a blend of Mediterranean and Spanish themed small plates for the perfect al fresco dining experience. Take your pick from savory dips and spreads, small bites, small bites on sticks and large family-style dishes just right for warm weather entertaining. Refresh your sangria game and maybe even pop on a pair of white pants. It's tapas time.

      José Andrés' Rossejat With Shrimp Recipe

      A Catalan staple with an Italian influence
      Feb 26, 2014 3:00 pm
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      It's Fantasy Travel Week on Food Republic, so we're running recipes from the restaurants at the world's most elite and elegant hotels. Up next, a Catalan shrimp dish influenced by Italian cuisine, by José Andrés served at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills and SLS Hotel South Beach.

      Spanish-Style Roast Chicken Recipe

      Topped with smoked paprika, black olives, peppers
      Dec 3, 2013 2:00 pm

      Hey, sometimes you don't have a ton of dough. It's close to rent day, you splurged on fancy winter camping equipment, it happens. Thankfully there's Cook On A Shoestring, from author Sophie Wright. Bet you never knew how to turn such a small amount of food into so, so very many meals. Take this spiced-up Spanish roast chicken, for instance.

      10 Ideas For Dinner Tonight: Tapas

      Make a whole meal out of great shared plates
      Oct 24, 2013 12:00 pm

      Instead of a whole composed meal tonight, let's all share small plates (only without the annoying birthday party that typically goes with it). We've selected 10 of our favorite tapas recipes, all you need to do is pick a few, provide copious amounts of wine and maybe play a little Django Reinhardt. Yeah, that sounds like a classy little tapas shindig to us.

       
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