Complete Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Meetups in Madrid

Hello to all my vegetarians and vegans in Madrid! This post will cover all of the plant-based Meetup groups in the city. You may have seen my Complete Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Blogs and Groups in Madrid that I posted a few months ago; it’s a go-to guide for anyone interested in connecting with the veggie community in Madrid. Despite this being a carnivorous capital city, there is a plethora of plant-based people and places sprinkled throughout. Since I already covered blogs and groups, I thought it might be helpful to list the vegetarian and vegan Meetups in the Madrid. I’ve combed through all the groups so you don’t have to. I’ve included them all – the active, not so active, and inactive groups. The groups cover everything from eating out, cooking, potlucks, education, activism, and more. Meetups are a great way to meet like-minded people. Many of the groups are bilingual which is a fun way to practice your Spanish. Continue reading “Complete Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Meetups in Madrid”

Vegetarian Cooking Class

My Top 3 Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking Classes in Madrid

Plant-based people, do you like to cook? I hope so, because I’ve done a bit of research to find the most appealing Vegetarian and Vegan cooking classes in Madrid. Whether you know your way around the kitchen, or not, these classes below are a fun way to learn something new about plant-based cooking, meet new people, and maybe even work on your Spanish skills. I’ve hand-picked 3 unique places that not only offer delicious dishes, but also quality ingredients with a fun atmosphere.   Continue reading “My Top 3 Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking Classes in Madrid”

Vegetarian Venezuelan Fast Food – Arepa Olé

My taste buds are so happy to have been recently introduced to Arepa Olé, a Venezuelan fast food chain that serves vegetarian options in Madrid. If you like South American flavors, comfort food, and affordable prices, then this is the place for you! Being half Colombian, I often crave the simple yet flavorful goodies from my grandmother’s kitchen: black beans, fried plantains, arepas, tostones, corn, and avocados. Salivating as I write! Luckily all these flavors can be found in Venezuelan food too and on Arepa Olé’s menu. My recommendation is to order as a take-away treat, sit on your couch, watch some Netflix and have a gluttonous old time! Reminder this is not healthy food but it is vegetarian Venezuelan fast food at its finest! Continue reading “Vegetarian Venezuelan Fast Food – Arepa Olé”

Vegetarian-Friendly Japanese and French Cuisine – L’Artisan

L’Artisan Furansu Kitchen is a non-veg Japanese and French cuisine restaurant in Madrid that serves vegetarian-friendly dishes created by a talented chef. This is the kind of place Wanderlicious loves! Multicultural flavors, a cozy ambiance, and a menu that everyone, omnivore and carnivore alike, can get excited about. I love reviewing restaurants that can be enjoyed by everyone and with everyone, especially friends and family who may not be plant-based. No one has to compromise on taste, options, or ambiance. L’Artisan was kind enough to extend an invitation to try their vegetarian (and vegan) friendly dishes, that did not disappoint! I left with a full belly and tantalized taste buds. Continue reading “Vegetarian-Friendly Japanese and French Cuisine – L’Artisan”

Vegetarian and Vegan Blogs Madrid

Complete Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Blogs and Groups in Madrid

Hello, newbies to Madrid, locals, and long-timers! If you are looking for a vegetarian or vegan community in this city, well then look no further because I’ve got you covered with my Complete  Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Blogs and Groups in Madrid. It might shock some that the jamón capital of Spain also has a burgeoning community of plant-based people, and far more options of restaurants, markets, and grocery stores than you might think. So whether you’re a plant-based eater or just like eating plants from time-to-time, following these Vegetarian and Vegan Blogs and Groups in Madrid will keep you in the know! Continue reading “Complete Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Blogs and Groups in Madrid”

Vegetarian Tex-Mex in Madrid

Vegetarian Tex-Mex in Madrid – Fast and Casual

Aye Yai Yai! Today we are talking about Vegetarian Tex-Mex food in Madrid. Madrid is so much more than Spanish food, and for this native Texan who is obsessed with variety and diversity in life, I am so happy to see more and more international options sprouting up in the city. Coming from one of the food capitals of the U.S., Houston, I crave food flavors from around the world, and being Texan I love our “national” cuisine, Tex-Mex. Top that off with being American, I expect large portions and for my food to come out fast. And that is just what we have in Madrid; 3 fast-casual chains that offer all the above. They pride themselves on using fresh ingredients and follow the U.S. Tex-Mex fast-casual restaurant chain model of Chipotle. Which is where you view an assembly line of options, make your selection, and have your food made right in front of you. Best part yet about all 3 places is that they have a variety of vegetarian Tex-Mex options that you can eat on site or order to-go. Let’s check them out! Continue reading “Vegetarian Tex-Mex in Madrid – Fast and Casual”

Veggie Burgers in Madrid

The Absolute Best Veggie Burgers in Madrid!

For all my plant-based people, do you know where to find the best veggie burgers in Madrid? You may not take Madrid for a city that has a thriving veggie burger scene, but as the demand for meatless options rises so do the offerings. Most of our vegan and vegetarian restaurants serve veggie burgers, but did you know that many hamburger joints are starting to offer plant-based options as well, and some of them are damn good. I should know, cause I’ve just about tried them all. I think I’ve scarfed down about 25 burgers in the name of research to bring my lovely readers this list. How did it fare? Well, some were just OK, the majority were not so good, and then there were those delectable burgers that tantalized my taste buds! Take a peek below and let me know what you think about my picks for the absolute best veggie burgers in Madrid.
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Vegetarian and Vegan in Madrid

Best New Vegetarian Friendly Restaurant in Madrid

I am very excited to bring you my review of Honest Greens, the best new vegetarian-friendly restaurant in Madrid. In less than a week, they have swiftly raised the plant-based bar to an impressively high level in the city. We’re talking gorgeous and creative dishes that are vibrant in color, complex in flavor and celebrate vegetables on every plate. Behind the sophistication of their culinary creations is a traditionally trained chef who excels at “making healthy delicious.” Continue reading “Best New Vegetarian Friendly Restaurant in Madrid”

Vegetarian Ethiopian Food Madrid

Vegetarian and Vegan Ethiopian Food in Madrid

Hello all you plant-based lovers! Today I’m taking it to Ethiopia. I’m spotlighting a couple from the Horn of Africa who have been tantalizing the taste buds of Madrileños for nearly a decade with their fantastic restaurants. I’ve been asking around and it seems that not many people are familiar with Ethiopian food, which is a shame because the cuisine is luscious and a terrific option for plant-based eaters. I think you all will enjoy reading about Nuria and Hanan; two delicious restaurants that serve up vegetarian and vegan Ethiopian food in Madrid. Continue reading “Vegetarian and Vegan Ethiopian Food in Madrid”

Spice Shop Madrid

My Favorite Spice Shop in Madrid

Do you love to cook? Or maybe just like to eat? Whichever camp you’re in, you know that the addition of a few selected spices can elevate what’s on your plate and transform a bland dish into a mouthwatering culinary creation.

Today I’m going to introduce you to my favorite spice shop in Madrid. The perfect place to buy seasonings from all over the world. I stopped buying spices at the grocery store a while back and thought I was getting the most bang for my buck by buying them at traditional food stores around the city. Until I discovered a little spice shop in Malasaña. Black Pepper & Co. Continue reading “My Favorite Spice Shop in Madrid”