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MOREKASHA Mar 18, 2008 06:32 AM

Heading to the land of pulpo & Alabrino for my honeymoon in early June. Any must have's or rec'd. We are thinking of Pontevedra and maybe Orense.

  1. Shannon Mar 19, 2008 08:55 PM

    Congratulations. One website I found of immense use in Pontevedra is:
    http://colindavies.net/P-Eating%20and...

    Written by a guy who lives there... unfortunately, he now says his favorite bar may have changed hands, which is a bummer because I was going to recommend it to you. While not gourmet, we had great fried calamari and pimientos de padron there. The bar is O Cortello and it would be worth writing to Mr. Davies to see if the owner actually retired.

    Definitely print out his food glossary, it is a great resource.

    It is a lot of fun to tapas hop in Pontevedra, but don't go out too early...

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      CorkDorkWithFork Mar 20, 2008 05:46 PM

      Try the restaurant in the Parador in Baiona. Que fantastico!

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