Tapapiés Kicks Off In Lavapiés Week Of Wine & Tapas

Lavapiés once more will be celebrating it´s popular neighbourhood celebration of wine and tapas with the 10th annual Tapapiés, the Multicultural Tapas and Music Route which started yesterday and runs until the 25th November.

The gastro festival brings together neighbourhood tapas bars to showcase the best that this traditional Madrid “barrio” can offer.

Over 20 establishments are participating with a diverse range of culinary tapas delights that combine cuisines from all over the world with a fusion of traditional Spanish gastronomic styles and traditions.

As in previous years competions will be held for the best offerings under the supèrvision of the Lavapiés Traders’ Association and sponsored by Estrella Damm.

The  winning tapas dishes will be announced on the 25th November at the Espacio Rastro Madrid.  The jury is made up of leading Spanish chefs José Carlos Fuentes (Club Allard), Michelin Star chef; Begoña Gardel, Community of Madrid Pastry Champion 2019; as well as gastronomic journalists and critics.

This year´s theme is Eat and drink with your eyes, as we adapt to an online world which include video-recipes for 25 tapas featured tapas dishes at the website: www.Enlavapies.com  brigning together the flavours from the five continents and fused with the latest trends from African, European, Latin American and Oriental cuisines with Castilian and  Spanish gastronomy.

The participating tapas bars this year are:

  • Benteveo
  • Bresca
  • Distrito Vegano
  • Donde da la vuelta el viento
  • El Económico
  • El Rincón Guay
  • Gato Gato
  • La Buga del Lobo
  • La Encomienda
  • La Musa de Espronceda
  • La Chulapa de Mayrit
  • La Playa
  • Lacaña
  • Maitexe
  • O Pazo de Lugo
  • Pizzería della Cabeza
  • Portomarín, Raíces
  • Shapla
  • Sr. Matambre
  • Su&Si
  • Tatema and Tía Carlota


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