Grandma’s Calluses for Lunch Anyone?

After a bunch of village hopping in the Picos de Europa, we stopped at the Bar Restaurante Remoña in the village of Pido.

The 3-course ‘menu del dia’ had a few items that had Al pulling out his Google translation app, especially the ‘callos de abuela’. But even after the translation we were confused.
At a little restaurant in Pido in the Picos de Europa (Spain) the 'Menu del dis' had an item that needed some translationAfter pestering the waiter with questions the dish turned out to be ‘tripa’ or tripe. The ‘alubias con chorizo y tocino’ was some sort of bean soup from the region. We’d loved the ‘fabada’, the traditional bean stew in nearby Canga de Onis so decided to try this for the first course. It was delicious, along with hearty and filling, and they kept offering us refills which we kept turning down.
The soap de ago (Garlic soup) from the 'Menu del dia' in Pido, Spain The ‘trucha con beicon’ – trout & bacon with fries. Again did we want another?
The trout & bacon from the 'Menu del dia' in Pido, Spain The ‘flan de bizcocho con chocolate negro’ – custard cake with dark chocolate sauce.
The chocolate dessert from the 'Menu del dia' in Pido, SpainThe half litre of wine that came as part of the menu del dia was ‘Peregrino de el Coteron‘, peregrino translating as ‘pilgrim’. Here is a close up of the empty bottle; it was delicious!
Wine that accompanied the menu del dia was 'Peregrino de el Coteron', peregrino being pilgrim Map of showing the string of tiny villages between Potes, where we were staying, and Fuente Dé where we went up into the Picos de Europa via the teleférico.
Map of Potes to Fuente Dé in the Picos de Europa, Spain More on our October 2014 trip to Spain.

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