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Authentic Paella in Valencia

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midgetjones Sep 5, 2006 11:11 AM

Hi
I am looking for suggestions for an authentic paella experience in Valencia.
I want to avoid touristy, expensive, fancy places. I am looking for somewhere family run maybe, revered by local people, no frills, just genuine, good honest, memorable food.
Many years ago in Murcia, a spanish friend of mine took me to a place where families gathered on a Sunday and we picked lemons from the trees above our heads to squeeze on the paella!

Any other suggestions of gastro-gems also very welcome.

Thank you
MJ x

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    Simon Majumdar Sep 6, 2006 01:26 PM

    At the recommendations of some of my Madrileno friends who have holiday homes in Valencia I recently tried Casa Roberto

    http://majbros.blogspot.com/2006/05/d...

    it is the real deal. You have to book way in advance and specify your paella when you book.

    The serve the romanesque variety with rabbit and snails which is very special

    Well worth a try

    S

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