11 Sep 2017

Restaurante La Torreta

We visited this traditional road side restaurant in the Sax / Elda area of Alicante on the recommendation of our friend, Howard Goldsmith, who has lived in the area for 12 years.

It is run by two very friendly sisters who were our hosts for the day.

There is a large indoor seating room and a shaded outside terrace area for when the weather is good, which seems to be almost all of the time around here.

On this occasion we ate inside as the weather was a bit inclement, although on leaving the sun was back to its best.

The food was excellent and good value for the price

We started with a plate of grill...

3 Apr 2016

By Howard Goldsmith 

El Rincon De Juan is on Calle Episodios Nacionale which is one of the side streets off Calle Ronda and Avenida Alfonso XIII and there are plenty of parking opportunities nearby. 

I had met Alexis and his father Juan at the gym (Paidesport) recently. Alexis speaks fluent English and we had a Spanglish conversation about Spanish food when he told me that his parents own El Rincon De Juan in Elda and that I should take my wife Gail, one day, and try it out. 

Alexis told me that his father cooked the most wonderful paellas and rice dishes, especially the caldosa which is the soupy rice vari...

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