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. Try this melt-in-your-mouth classic in one of the best historical bars in Santiago!

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 […]