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Eat Drink & Have Fun in Gran Canaria
From flambes to whole roast pig, papas con mojo to fusion cuisine, Gran Canaria offers a ridiciulous range of food. Our restaurant guide takes you straight to the best restaurants on the island: The ones we've tried and the ones recommended by our army of Facebook fans.
Lex is a vegetarian so here's his guide to the top veggie spots on the island.
Alex loves seafood so here's the best places to go for fresh fish and gorgeous calamares.
Las Palmas has restaurants from over 40 nationalities and some superb tapas bars tucked away in its side streets. Here's our guide to eating your way across the city.
Being a veggie in Gran Canaria used to be tough. Life was about picking the chorizo out of tortilla española and chomping through endless papas arrugadas and champiñones al ajillo. Things have improved.
Most resort restaurants offer several vegetarian options and there are veggoe restaurants in Las Palmas and the main towns.
Lex is veggie so here's his selection of the best veggie food in Gran Canaria and the best places to eat it.
Ron miel is Gran Canaria's most famous liqueur, but it's not the only one. It's not even the tastiest. We recently tracked down the story behind a fantastic local liqueur that's only made in one place in Gran Canaria.
Gran Canaria & the Canary Islands have grown bananas for export for almost 100 years and everyone who tries them agrees that they are the sweetest and tastiest in the world. Here's why they are so good, and how to pick a perfect one.
Mojo is the big star of Canary Islands cuisine and the dish that visitors always rave about. But where is it from originally? Our research shows that mojo is a tasty sauce with a fascinating history that spans three continents and thousands of years.
You can order a long short, even a short short, but there's no such thing as a long. Then there's the milk and milk. Here's how to order coffee in local cafés and restaurants in Gran Canaria and know exactly what you're going to get.
Papas con mojo are the most famous Canarian dish, but gofio flour is the food that Canarians think of as their own. But rather than a unique Canary Islands food, gofio is a link between the islands and places all over the world.
Bananas don't grow on trees and won't exist in 20 years. The plants hate growing alone and wander about in their fields. Here are ten surprising facts about the happy yellow fruit that you never knew. Watch the video right to the end for the talking banana.
There's more to Arucas old town than the great big church. Walk up the narrow cobbled streets behind the cathedral for great old Canarian houses and local street life, then head down narrow Calle Gourié to the High Street (Calle León y Castillo).