An Evening of Food and Drink in Santiago de Compostela

October 2, late…

It was a bit of a push to get all the way from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela and I figured we’d be exhausted at the end of it.

But our friend had organized an evening out with some other friends he thought we’d be compatible with. And being that we were Spain the evening was to start at 10:00 at night and carry on from there!

I was somewhat dubious about such a venture, not being much of a late-night person. But surprise – jetlag does it again!

We met them in one foodie establishment which I later found out was La Industrial, and I grabbed a shot of it the next day.La Industrial in Santiago de Compostela At the time all I managed to get was shot of ‘Sidra‘ (cider) and Leffe Roja taps gleaming in the dark.
Santiago de Compostela's La Industrial Beer and Cider TapsThe best surprise was the second place, a sort-of deli/bar that carried all kinds of craft beer, much to Al’s delight. Or as Jessica put it, “the place with all the beers was O Bandullo do Lambón, on Calle Raiña. It’s not actually a bar; it’s technically a shop, but you know…anything goes in Spain!
Santiago de Compostela Vino sign It was quite dark with weird lighting so my photos are not particularly good, except for one of Al and Hector comparing beers. Hector is a fellow ‘Untapped’ fan; ‘Untapped’ being an app that rewards you with badges and next levels for trying out new beers and rating them, absolutely perfect for Al and apparently Hector as well!
Al and Hector on Untapped in Santiago de CompostelaFrosty mugs for the beer we were testing.
 Frosty Beers inSantiago de Compostela, Spain The tapas were chicken wings in mugs and a liver pate on toasts…Tapas of chicken wings in a mug in Santiago de Compostela, SpainJess shows off her craft ‘sidra‘ (cider).
Jess shows off her 'Sidra' (cider) in Santiago de Compostela I’m so glad we made it. Our friend’s friends were muchos simpáticos – Hi to Jessica, Isaac and Ester! It looks like we’ll have to go back – Santiago is so much fun and there are such great people living there!
The Santiago de Compostela Gang After Midnight More on our October 2014 trip to Spain.

Jessica has since opened a Bakery Café in Santiago de Compostela called Lusco & Fusco, and you can find her on Facebook at Facebook: Lusco Fusco Bakery Café.

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