Jamón Ibérico and Sherry Tasting


On a random Thursday night, Sean and I decided to begin our education on Jamón Ibérico and Sherry. Pim Pam, which we’d both loved the last time we visited, was holding an Iberico Ham Fiesta and was featuring a live carving station of Joselito’s Vintage Iberico Ham 2009. Basically, a unique 9-year-old hulk of delicious […]

Review: New Spanish Kid on the Block — ‘Modern Tapas’ at Tapas 39 on Duxton Hill


I do quite a few tastings a week and on the days I don’t, I opt for lighter foods and smaller portions. To this end, tapas seems the perfect answer to our demand for bite-sized portions. Whether it’s so we can try a greater variety of dishes or so we don’t get filled up too quickly, tapas or […]

Spanish Gin Tonic Party at My Little Tapas Bar


The Brits may have invented the Gin&Tonic, but the Spanish have elevated it to an art form. Traditionally taken as an aperitif in London, the Spanish have it with dinner or as a nighttime bar and club drink — and in a large balloon glass, no less. Used to be that when you ordered a […]