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Beloved Spanish Restaurant La Nacional Reopens After Two Year Closure

Beloved Spanish Restaurant La Nacional Reopens After Two Year Closuregallery

After two years of construction, the Spanish restaurant La Nacional on West 14th Street will reopen on Friday, June 15th. The restaurant was beloved in New York, and many food writers and chefs were dismayed when it...

Chef Jose Garces Brings Flavors Of Basque Region To New Restaurant Near Bryant Parkgallery

Chef Jose Garces Brings Flavors Of Basque Region To New Restaurant Near Bryant Park

For his second NYC restaurant, Jose Garces—a James Beard-award winning chef known for both his status as a prolific restaurateur in Philadelphia (and elsewhere) and a stint as a "Next Iron Chef"—mines the rich tapestry of Spanish...

Cuenca, Spain And Its (Yummy) Delights

Cuenca, Spain And Its (Yummy) Delights

Churros at breakfast (Natalie Rose) It's our third edition of Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. A few times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips—near and far—for...

Spanish Authorities Seize Ship Full Of Cocaine Coming From New York

Spanish Authorities Seize Ship Full Of Cocaine Coming From New York

Spanish police seized 127 kilos of cocaine from a navy training ship that, before docking in Spain, first stopped and dropped some of its wares off in New York. The drug, which was apparently stuffed into...

Defending Champions Spain Eliminated From World Cup, And More From Day 7

Defending Champions Spain Eliminated From World Cup, And More From Day 7

One week into the month-long tournament, Wednesday brought the first eliminations of the 2014 World Cup: Australia, Cameroon, and 2010 champions Spain. Last Night's Action Australia 2, Netherlands 3 (HIGHLIGHTS) It wasn't as easy as their...

Raise the Roof: Five Can't Miss Views In Madrid

Raise the Roof: Five Can't Miss Views In Madridgallery

If your idea of the perfect view is from a bar stool with a glass of Rioja and a plate of tapas, then we've got a place for you.

Spanish Chain Brings 100 Teeny Sandwiches & Tasty Taters To Greenwich Village

Spanish Chain Brings 100 Teeny Sandwiches & Tasty Taters To Greenwich Village

Pesto Montadito British transplant Pret a Manger has found success with office drones seeking a reasonably fresh, somewhat "artisan"-style sandwich to cure their lunchtime hunger pangs. Now another European chainlet, 100 Montaditos, lands on our shores,...

Soccer Returns To Yankee Stadium: Chelsea vs. Manchester City, Spain vs. Ireland

Soccer Returns To Yankee Stadium: Chelsea vs. Manchester City, Spain vs. Ireland

From last year's Chelsea vs. PSG friendly. (photo: Chelsea FC) It is once again soccer friendly season. Following success with last year's two matches at Yankee Stadium, a number of teams announced today that they will...

Christ Almighty: Fresco Fiasco Is Hit With Tourists

Christ Almighty: Fresco Fiasco Is Hit With Tourists

A Spanish octogenarian's horribly botched "restoration" of a 102-year-old fresco of Jesus has an unexpected silver lining: The tourists love what one Gothamist commenter calls, "Monchichi Christ!" Cecilia Gimenez decided to fix the fresco, because its...

Fresco Fiasco In Spain Shouldn't Be As Funny As It Is

Fresco Fiasco In Spain Shouldn't Be As Funny As It Isvideo

The fresco as it looked once, as it looked recently and as it looks now. Jesus, what happend to your face! An eightysomething artist in Spain has caused something of a fresco fiasco as news has...

Hold The Fries: Science Says Fast Food Is Depressing!

Hold The Fries: Science Says Fast Food Is Depressing!video

Back totally against popular demand, the McDonald's kids are now probably fighting crippling depression. Happy Meals, a misnomer? Unpossible! And yet. According to a study out of Spain there is a notable connection between depression and...

Video: Pizza So Good It'll Cut Your Wang Off

Video: Pizza So Good It'll Cut Your Wang Offvideo

American food companies, you need to step up your commercial game. Not only are Spanish-language viewers outside the U.S. getting celebrity-filled fast food spots but they are also getting magic. And by magic we mean epic,...

Some Of The Best Bar Snacks In Life Are Free gallery

Some Of The Best Bar Snacks In Life Are Free

There's no such thing as a free lunch, but at a handful of the city's restaurants, you can get a free snack if you play your cards right. We've rounded up some of the city's finest complimentary...

Could Bike Sharing In NYC Save Lives?

Could Bike Sharing In NYC Save Lives?

A rack for Barcelona's bike-sharing network, via Wikicommons Whether or not New York City's forthcoming bike sharing initiative will be a welcomed success or a network of mini-madrassas remains to be seen, but could it save...

World Cup Final Fever: Espana Reignsgallery

World Cup Final Fever: Espana Reigns

Spain's 1-0 overtime victory over the Netherlands to win the 2010 World Cup meant celebration—and sadness—at bars and other gathering places in the city. Here are some photographs of the revelry from Gothamist readers. Also, we need...

Paul The Octopus May Get Asylum In Spain

Paul The Octopus May Get Asylum In Spain

Paul the Psychic Octopus from Germany's Oberhausen Sea Life Aquarium correctly predicted that Germany would win its third-place World Cup match against Uruguay yesterday, making it his sixth correction prediction. As Der Spiegel explains, "He 'predicts'...

Wall Street Plunges On Euro, N. Korea-S. Korea Worries

Wall Street Plunges On Euro, N. Korea-S. Korea Worries

The U.S. stock markets fell this morning, due to ongoing concerns about the European debt crisis and the conflict between North Korea and South Korea. Bloomberg News reports, "Stocks plunged from Tokyo to London and New...

Dow Falls Almost 1,000 Points Amid Europe Worries

Dow Falls Almost 1,000 Points Amid Europe Worries

The Dow Jones lost nearly 1,000 points (8+%) at one point during trading this afternoon, before recovering a little (the Dow is now down 510 points). CNBC reports, "One trader, on the condition of anonymity, said...

Stocks Plummet Due To Domestic And Global Worries

Stocks Plummet Due To Domestic And Global Worries

Today wasn't a good day on Wall Street. Concerns about the domestic job market and debts facing foreign countries lead to drops of 2.61 percent on the Dow Jones, 2.99 percent on the NASDAQ, and 3.11...

Breastfeeding Doll For Junior Lactivists

Breastfeeding Doll For Junior Lactivists

Hey kids, you can get kicked out of the library and IKEA now too! Meet Bebe Gloton, which translates to Greedy Baby, or more accurately: Creepy Breastfeeding Baby Doll. A Spanish toy company created the toy,...

Gwyneth Hates NY, SJP Loves Brooklyn

Gwyneth Hates NY, SJP Loves Brooklyn

Has the world gone mad? Gwyneth Paltrow, who once loved NYC (but lately has soured on America), is calling Spain her second home. In a recent interview she said, "Here in the United States an old...

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