This restaurant is on the main road that connects Jimena de la Frontera with Algeciras. It’s actually not in Jimena, but rather in Los Angeles, which adjoins the southern end of Jimena. The restaurant is on the southern edge of Los Angeles. There appeared to be a lot of local patronage of this place, which is always a good sign. […]
Our gastronomical exploration of Spain was inhibited by having our own kitchen in the two places we stayed. That was a good thing, as getting something vegetarian or vegan in Spain is a real pain in the ass. It’s the land of ham, where whole pig legs hang by the scores in every store, and tofu and seitan are not to be found. But we still tried eating out every now and then, and here is some of what we found.
This is one of many, many restaurants near the bullfighting arena and the Plaza del Socorro. It is located between the two, on Calle Espinel. We had lunch here twice, during which we ordered both a pizza and a vegetarian paella. It was the paella that drew us in both times, as vegetarian options can be a hard find in […]
This restaurant is located in Gibraltar’s Casemates Square. We stopped here because they had some vegetarian options on the menu, and ordered a vegetarian pizza, vegetarian brochette, some potato wedges, and a couple draft beers. The pizza was a flop, with sauce that tasted like tomato soup. It had corn on it, which is something we haven’t seen before, and […]