Food and Drink
This is a preview to the chapter Food and Drink from the book Going Local in Gran Canaria by Matthew Hirtes.
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the fact Chinese restaurants are so reasonable than a love of edible China.
Although nothing tastes better than Mama’s food, Canarians do like to eat out. A lot. So the restaurants aren’t just for the tourists. Having said that, if you see more native diners in a venue than tourists, you can assume this is a restaurant steeped in authenticity. Either that or it’s cheap. Canarians love a good grumble and none more so than after reluctantly paying for an expensive meal.
And in these credit-crunch times, the traditional Spanish menú has never been so popular. At lunchtimes, most restaurants will offer a set menu, comprising two to three starters, the same number of main courses, and three to five desserts. While these tend to be meat- or fish-based,
you’re usually able to arrange vegetarian alternatives.
and all the others, when you
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