Spoil Your Loved Ones With Gourmet Food Gifts From Santiago

Don't leave without some fantastic local chocolate as gourmet food gifts from Santiago! Everyone loves to receive chocolate!

Everyone likes to buy themselves a little something to remember that amazing vacation—but giving is even better! Galicia’s reputation for fantastic food is the best reason to give the gift of deliciousness to your friends and family back home. Pick up any of these gourmet food gifts from Santiago and you’re sure to make an […]

Shop Like A Local: An Inside Guide to Santiago’s Best Market

At the best market in Santiago, you can find lots of fresh produce like this.

A stroll through the best market in Santiago, the Mercado de Abastos, is essential to understanding Galicia’s fishing and agriculture-based culture and is a great way to scope out the local delicacies. Located on the eastern edge of Santiago’s Old Town, the Mercado de Abastos (Rúa das Ameas) boasts eight different indoor halls filled from end […]

A Treat for Your Tastebuds: The Top 10 Typical Foods in Galicia

Pulpo a feira, or market-style octopus, is a very typical food in Galicia. Make sure to try this melt-in-your-mouth classic!

Anyone who’s ever tasted a bite of melt-in-your mouth boiled octopus, drizzled in paprika and olive oil, atop a bed of potatoes, knows that Galician cuisine is some of the best in Spain. Although financially it may be one of Spain’s poorer regions, it’s one of the richest when it comes to gastronomy. From prized […]