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  1. restaurant review
    The Hotel Chelsea’s El Quijote Is Back and Better Than EverFew revivals have been more successful or unexpected than that of the 1930s-era Spanish restaurant.
  2. The Absolute Best Tapas Bars in New YorkThe traditional dishes are small in size, numerous in number, and best enjoyed with a glass of wine, or three, at the bar.
  3. reboots
    Bar Jamón’s New Spanish Menu Includes Beef Tartare and Potato Chips With CaviarThis is the first overhaul of the restaurant since it opened in 2004.
  4. Openings
    Jose Garces’s Amada Opens in New York, With Rabbit Paella and Lamb FritesThe celebrity chef’s New York project is located at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City.
  5. Coming Soon
    Michael Cardenas’ Taberna Arros Y Vi Staffing Up In Santa MonicaPerfect Rocher’s involvement is currently unconfirmed.
  6. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Sergio Perera and Greg Bernhardt Team Up For WineBar@CoffeeBarThe chefs’ respective pedigrees more than make up for the lame name.
  7. Coming Soon
    Solo Tapas Coming To The W HollywoodThe ambitious new shop plans to serve Spanish sandwiches in the form of montados and bocadillos.
  8. Chef Shuffles
    Perfecto Rocher Leaves Lazy Ox For Solo ProjectThe chef is no longer attached to Michael Cardenas’ empire, signifying the duo’s paella-based project could be scrapped too.
  9. Openings
    What to Eat at Casa Pomona, Bringing Seasonal Spanish to the UWSThe restaurant opens October 1.
  10. Openings
    What to Eat at Barraca, Serving Tapas and More From Jesús NuñezEat and drink like a Spaniard.
  11. Coming Soon
    Pappardella Owner Opening Tapas Bar Casa PomonaComing to the Upper West Side in the next couple of weeks.
  12. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Sandra Cordero Popping Up Next Week at Royal/TThe Spanish dinner will occur just days before the Culver City cafe calls it quits.
  13. What to Eat
    What to Eat at the Standard Plaza, Slinging Seamus Mullen’s Fare AlfrescoEach dish gets a shot of vibrant, summery produce — see our slideshow.
  14. Empire Building
    Seamus Mullen Heading Up Standard Hotel’s Seasonal RestaurantThe meatpacking location’s Standard Plaza eatery will operate until September 30.
  15. The Other Critics
    Breaking Basque: Jonathan Gold Raves About Ración’s PintxosThe critic praises a new forward-leaning menu of San Sebastian-style cuisine in Pasadena.
  16. Foodievents
    Suzanne Goin Tackles Paella at AOCGoin and chef de cuisine Lauren Herman even have flamenco dancers for their first big foray into Spanish tradition.
  17. Sin City
    Jose Andres Pounds a Porrón at Jaleo VegasSomehow the communal drink was not as popular as the chef’s croquetas served in a running shoe.
  18. Quote of the Day
    Se Habla Jamón y PatatasYou’re not going to catch Tertulia toque Seamus Mullen cooking Asian food anytime soon.
  19. Foodievents
    Perfecto Perfecting Paella at Lazy Ox This WeekThe new chef is a native of Valencia and plans five more nights of creative variations on the signature Spanish dish.
  20. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Francesca, With PhotosSee pics of the seafood-leaning Basque fare.
  21. Foodievents
    Where to OD on Seaside Paella This TuesdayCafe del Rey is offering three types of the Spanish classic, one with meat, one of seafood, and another for the meatless.
  22. Openings
    What to Expect at the Franks’ Spanish Place, Francesca, Opening FridaySee the “fucking delicious” menu.
  23. Openings
    Bikinis Coming to Avenue CThe Spanish sandwich, not the article of clothing.
  24. The Franks
    LES Frankies to Close and Reopen As Francesca (a Spanish Frankies) on March 23Even they’re kinda sick of themselves.
  25. Dinner
    What to Eat for Dinner at Cafe Livre et Le MarcheFarid Zadi is setting a chef’s table to focus on North African and Spanish-influenced cooking.
  26. Openings
    Jose Garces Brings El Jefe, Which is Essentially Distrito, to Palm Springs ThisThe new concept’s menu closely resembles the one found at the chef’s Distrito brand.
  27. Openings
    What to Eat at Mercado on Kent, a Haven for Carbivores and CarnivoresBrooklyn gets a Basque taverna.
  28. Booze News
    Bar Pintxo Begins Ginning It UpGins include an Indian-made spirit infused with cardamom and saffron.
  29. Empire Building
    Socarrat Planning Midtown Paella Bar, Nolita CaféThe paella specialist has a third restaurant in the works, and a café too.
  30. The Other Critics
    Virbila is Moved by Picca; Gold Feels The Heat at Guisado’sElsewhere, J. Gold tells you where to find vegetarian Spanish eels.
  31. Let’s Do Lunch
    What to Eat at Bar Pintxo’s New LunchFifteen dollars for three-courses of Spanish cuisine beats fourteen dollars for bad paella on Fairfax.
  32. Openings
    Owners of On-the-Move Son Cubano Will Also Open VentanasA tapas bar in Chelsea.
  33. Foodievents
    Forget Santa, Ferran Adria is Coming to Town!The El Bulli maestro will join Jose Andres and Juan Mari-Arzak for a panel discussion called “Tools of Today, Food of Tomorrow.”
  34. Slideshow
    First Look at Socarrat Nolita, Now Serving Lobster Paella and MontaditosThe Chelsea paella bar opens a Nolita satellite.
  35. Mediavore
    NOW Targets Hooters; Angelina Jolie Loves Spanish FoodThe National Organization for Women wants to protect children from booty shorts, while we pray the Hollywood Star doesn’t go on the road with Mario Batali.
  36. Openings
    Little Spain Opens, Already Claims The Crown of L.A. Spanish FoodOwner Alejandro Pages makes no apology to his competitors, claiming nobody does traditional Spanish better than his new place.
  37. Slideshow
    First Look at Caliu, BYOB Tapas From a Former Boqueria ChefNow open in the former Da Andrea space.
  38. Openings
    First Look at Palo Cortado, Now Serving Tapas and Wine Cocktails in CarrollAlessandro Peluso of Bocca and Cacio e Pepe does the Spanish thing in Brooklyn.
  39. Reopenings
    Santino’s Reopens in Santa MonicaAlmost two years after fire gutted the Argentine tapas and wine bar, Santino’s comes back to Lincoln Blvd.
  40. Menus
    Tony DiSalvo Refreshes ‘Savor Sundays’ at WhistThe chef plans menus around everything from Oktoberfest with homemade beer to Chinese takeout for the holidays.
  41. Openings
    Former Boqueria Chef Will Open Caliu Tapas in West VillageTwo former Casa Mono employees strike on their own.
  42. Openings
    Churros Calientes Opens in West L.A.In addition to the namesake desserts, expect soups, sandwiches, and Spanish specialties with the help of a Venezuelan model or two.
  43. Miller High Life
    Joe Miller Planning Paella Next to PintxoThe Westside restaurant pillar is staying on the Spanish tip.
  44. The Great Outdoors
    Hester Street Fair Gets Serrano SammiesA new start-up, Jamon Jamon!, will bring a bit of Barcelona to the Lower East Side.
  45. Openings
    What to Eat at Vintage Enoteca, Open Today in West HollywoodChef Paul Dozois eschews pizza and pasta for Italian small plates.
  46. Slideshow
    First Look at Taberna, the Upper West Side’s New Tapas TavernA chef with a dozen years of Spanish-cooking experience returns to New York.
  47. Truckin’
    Papas Tapas Truck Coming This Weekend; Popcycles Peddle Frozen Locavore TreatsSpanish tapas and farmer’s market-driven popsicles arrive on four and two wheels, respectively.
  48. Menu Changes
    What to Eat at the Newly Spanish Bar ArtisanalTerrance Brennan gives Bar Artisanal a Spanish makeover.
  49. Truckin’
    Papa’s Tapas Truck Charging Out of the Gate in MaySoon traditional Spanish food will be available in a truck.
  50. The Food Chain
    Nick Balla is Blown Away by AOC’s Arroz NegroSan Francisco’s Nick Balla and L.A.’s Suzanne Goin both name the squid-in-squid ink paella as a favorite at AOC.
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