Experience the Torrenueva Costa Ruta de la Tapa! You are in for wonderful treats and special tapas made for this Spring event on the Costa Tropical. Each year the tapas and restaurants change, so keep coming back!
Table of Contents
- What is Ruta de la Tapa?
- When is Ruta de la Tapa?
- Where is Torrenueva Costa?
- Other Gastronomic Events on the Costa Tropical
What is Ruta de la Tapa?
This is the first annual Ruta de la Tapa for Torrenueva Costa, so please get out and support the community. This will help promote the town as well as the local businesses.
This event includes local restaurants, that opt to participate in the Ruta de la Tapa. Each participating restaurant will offer a special tapa for 1,50€.
When the final list of restaurant participants and their special offers is determined, the Town Hall produces a special map. This map will show the location of each restaurant, as well as a photo and description of the tapa they will offer. Once you have ordered your tapa, that particular restaurant will stamp your “tapa passport” to show you were there. We all try our best to fill up our passports.
When all is said and done, you then fill in your personal details on your tapa passport and rate your favorite locations/tapas. The votes are all tallied and the winning restaurants are announced! You must have consumed a minimum of 5 tapas locations for your vote to count.
When is Ruta de la Tapa?
I Torrenueva Costa Tapa Route May 13 – 15 & 20 – 22, 2022
Torrenueva Costa announces their first annual Ruta de la Tapa! Enjoy two full weekends of discovering new places, tasting new foods, and enjoying time out with friends and family. There are 17 establishments that will compete and demonstrate their delightful cooking abilities. One of them will be crowned the best tapa of Torrenueva.
Here is the list of the 17 participating restaurants for 2022, as released by the Ayuntamiento. Go on and visit as many of the establishments and enjoy the delicious food on offer for the 2022 tapas route!
May 13, 14,15 & 20, 21, 22
Friday – Sunday
Where do I Get My Ruta de la Tapa Passport?
The passport will include a list of all of the participating restaurants and a map with their location. You may pick up a “passport” at any of the registered restaurants participating in the event or at the Ayuntamiento. You may submit your ballot, with a minimum of 5 stamps, in the secured boxes at the participating restaurants. In addition, you can vote for the best waiter/waitress on the route.
Your votes count! You will base your vote on various criteria; appearance, taste, and if the tapa was as described. The aim of the event is to promote our gastronomy. Each special tapa dish will be tasted and evaluated. You must fill in your data and rate the establishment identified with the number assigned on the map. In addition, you will vote for the best waiter on the route indicating your name and the number of the business to which it belongs.
The passports must have a minimum of five tapas consumed, stamped, and sealed before turning them in. You may submit your votes in the ballot boxes at participating businesses.
Let’s discover various gastronomic places in our town and enjoy this experience for the palate.
*Each tapa will have an extra cost of €1.50 apart from the drink.
Where is Torrenueva Costa?
Torrenueva Costa is located just east of Motril, along the coast on the N340. It is a quaint pueblo and worth a stop to enjoy this event.
This is a newly-created Spanish Municipality in the province of Granada, as o October 2018. It was formerly part of the municipality of Motril.
Other Gastronomic Events on the Costa Tropical
Head out on the Almuñécar Ruta de la Tapa and get your tapas passport stamped! You are in for wonderful treats and special tapas made for this event each Spring. Each year the tapas and restaurants change, so keep coming back!
Gastronomic Fair (usually in June)
Who loves good food? Yes, you do! Every year Almuñécar holds a foodie event called the Feria Gastronomica in Majuelo Park. Be prepared to sample the delicious food from each of the stalls and also partake in a few beverages as well. It isn’t just about food and drinks though. No, you will also be very entertained and this is just one of the annual events which are a sign that summer is on the way.
Spanish Recipes – Maria’s Tinto de Verano
Maria’s Tinto de Verano is the perfect refreshment for those hot summer days. Shhh, don’t tell, but we love them year-round! Tinto de Verano is a refreshing chilled wine-based cocktail, which literally translates as summer red wine. It is very similar to the popular Sangria but much easier to make. View the recipe here.
Spanish Recipes – Ñoquis Con Chipirones (Gnocchi with baby squid)
This recipe for Ñoquis Con Chipirones, is brought to you by Elle from Spain Buddy. Since moving to Spain in 2006, I have thrown myself headfirst into Spanish cuisine. Initially, I was happy just to eat it, but as time went on I wanted to be able to recreate those experiences at home.
View the recipe here.