CLASSIC RESTAURANTS AND THE PERIL OF   THE PANDEMIC: (1) Casa Salvador

CLASSIC RESTAURANTS AND THE PERIL OF THE PANDEMIC: (1) Casa Salvador »

23 Jul, 2021
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As Salvador and his nephew Pepe were both warm and outgoing and served great food, Casa Salvador, founded in 1941, became a meeting place for people from all walks of life: leading politicians, influential bankers, journalists, writers, artists, entertainers and bullfighters. The list of regular diners and celebrities is endless. And Ángeles, third-generation Blázquez, says: "I love what I do and I am determined to keep the doors to Casa Salvador open during these difficult times"

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Spanish Scene” 57 Years Ago This Month

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “The Spanish Scene” 57 Years Ago This Month »

5 Jan, 2021
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What was going on more than half a century ago in then-quaint Spain? Folks on tenterhooks over smoking-or-not-to-smoke. A bright and beautiful Dutch princess falling for “young Spanish marqués of excellent lineage and large fortune”. Jeers and brawls in the bullring. Boni, the overly-amorous elephant sending his 16-ton dancing partner, Barbati, tripping and falling over spectators at the circus.

SEVILLE’S FERIA DE ABRIL 50 YEARS AGO: ” The Corridas of Sevilla’s April Fair”

SEVILLE’S FERIA DE ABRIL 50 YEARS AGO: ” The Corridas of Sevilla’s April Fair” »

14 May, 2014
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A Guidepost reprint on the occasion o the recently concludedf Seville’s Feria de Abril