30 Jul 2019


In late July 2019, we returned to an old favourite, Restaurante Escánez. Located on the Almeria coast, in the municipality of Garrucha since 1982 it was remodelled in 2004

A few months earlier we had been invited to Almería2019, which was a food celebration after Almería was made Capital Española de la Gastronomía 2019.

We had had a tour of the fish auction and then we went for a lavish feast at Castillo San Ramón / Las Escobetas on the outskirts of Garrucha.

The meal at the castillo was cooked by local chefs, including Paco Escánez of Restaurante Escánez from Garrucha itself and Antonio Carmona of T...

28 Mar 2019

Almería was made Capital Española de la Gastronomía 2019 (twitter @Almería2019) and various gastronomic events will be taking place in the province of Almería over the course of the year.  

We had the pleasure of being invited to these events by Fernando Huidobro (www.fernandohuidobro.com twitter @FHuidobroRein) Presidente de Academia Andaluza de Gastronomía y Turismo (twitter @andgastrotur)

We made our way, after our short three day trip to Ibiza, by plane to Alicante. We then drove down to Garrucha to meet the rest of the invited guests at the Garrucha fish auction house to learn about the famous Gambarojo...

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