Yo, the snacks here are to die for. This place is perfect for chillin’ with your best friends when you’re not hungry enough to eat a full meal. Just order a bunch of bites for the table and you can all share in this communal indulgence.
Boqueria is a chain with a bunch of locations around the city, but it’s still a solid spot for casual Spanish food and drinks. We like that the vermouth drinks here come on wooden boards with oranges, shishito peppers, cheese, and olives for no apparent reason other than DIY is trendy and cheese generally tastes good.
These crispy bites are your one-way ticket to Spain.
Visit San Sebastián and alongside jars of vinegary guindilla peppers and ropes of chorizo, you’ll find planks of dried salt cod, or bacalao. It’s in this Basque city where chef Marc Vidal learned how to turn this staple Spanish ingredient into crispy, savory fritters—a mainstay at both his NYC restaurant, Boqueria, and his new cookbook of the same name.