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The biggest gastronomic festival in the country is back. Until May 2, Gastrofestival 2021 will be held in Madrid, the twelfth second edition of this great event with 571 scheduled activities, some online, and 450 participants, organized by Madrid Fusion and the Madrid City Council.
In addition to bars and restaurants, cafes, cafes and taverns, vermuterías and cocktail bars, gourmet stores, kitchenware and cooking schools also participate in the festival museums, theaters, cinemas, markets, bookstores, concert halls, boutiques, entertainment venues and other establishments and institutions in Madrid.
It returns with all the thematic sections - Madrid gastronomic, Gastroculture, Sensory Experiences, Enoculture, Gastrosalud and Gastrofestival in family-, and two great protagonists, the Ibero-American cuisine and Emilia Pardo Bazán, to whom tribute is paid on the centenary of her death.
The Gastrofestival offers a wide range of extraordinary experiences to enjoy good food and gastronomy with all five senses.
Highlights of 'Gastronomic Madrid', 'degustatapas', the classic tapas accompanied by a beer; the '5 star menus' and 'fusion cuisine', the flavors of the best Spanish and international cuisine within reach of all budgets; 'gastrobocatas', with delicious suggestions; 'the coffee route' or the 'gourmet route' with the best places and establishments, desserts and snacks.
You can also participate in workshops, tastings and tapas in the markets of Antón Martín and Prosperidad.
Impressive offer of the 'Gastroculture' section. Discover, surprise and enjoy gastronomy in art, literature, photography, cinema, music, fashion, theater or decoration.
Especially, 'gastronomy in art' guided tours, exhibitions, conferences and workshops in major museums and cultural spaces of the capital: the Prado Museum, National Archaeological, Naval, Natural Sciences, Romanticism, America, Thyssen-Bornemisza, Cerralbo, Lazaro Galdiano, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, CaixaForum and the Casa Encendida.
For fifteen days you can taste and experience 'sensory experiences' and 'enoculture' such as wine and chocolate tastings, blind tastings, online workshops, wine and cheese pairings, tastings of artisan cheeses, bruchs with family or friends, showcases, visits and routes, aimed at both adults and children, as the gastro-kids workshop, 'cooking stories' or 'with food you can play',
Without forgetting the importance of 'gastrosalud', eating well, with healthy dishes, and eating healthy.
More information: Gastrofestival 2021
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