The Heart of Spanish Living Beats in Battle Ground

The Heart of Spanish Living Beats in Battle Ground

I n Madrid, they’re called tapas – small savory bites commonly served in bars. In the Basque region of Spain, it’s called a pintxos crawl. Whatever the descriptor, the tapeo culture is the heart of Spanish living and, thanks to Emanar Cellars in Battle Ground, its infectious conviviality can be experienced without taking a flight across the big pond.

Opened on Oct. 26, 2013, Emanar Cellars’ authenticity is not just found in its stout, carved wood door, extensive lineup of all Spanish wines, or a thoughtfully curated tapas menu…

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Spain brings Tapeo culture to Portland, Oregon

Spain brings Tapeo culture to Portland, Oregon

In the Basque region of Spain, it’s called a pintxos crawl. Throughout much of the rest of Spain, it’s called a tapas crawl. Whatever the descriptor, the tapeo culture is the heart of Spanish living and its infectious conviviality has penetrated the culinary scene of Portland, Oregon. 

Hailing from Barcelona and the Michelin-recognized Can Font, Chef Josep Vidal opened a second location in the Pearl District of Portland back in June...

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Tapas Tour PDX demonstrates convivial tapeo culture

Tapas Tour PDX demonstrates convivial tapeo culture

On World Tapas Day 2017, the Council for Tourism of Spain chose Portland, Oregon to represent the U.S. Last night’s gastronomic celebration, held at the AC Hotel Portland, rolled out the red carpet for media and other area influencers with a strong interest and passion for promoting this exciting international relationship...

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Celebrate Spain locally

Celebrate Spain locally

Been dreaming of a trip to Spain? Reminiscing over memories of an authentic pintxos crawl in San Sebastian? This week Spain is closer than you think as the world comes together to celebrate World Tapas Day. Although the actual event falls on Thursday, June 15 a smorgasbord of opportunities abound in the Portland area from June 12 - 18. For details, read on...

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