By Cathy Elelman • 22 July 2020 • 21:51
TRADITION: The initiative highlights “one of the most characteristic elements of our cuisine”, the Almeria Association of Hospitality Businesses commented.
CREDIT: Gabinete de Prensa ASHAL
THE Costa Almeria is joining in a national homage to one of Spain’s most popular traditions, tapas.
The ASHAL Almeria Association of Hospitality Businesses is taking part in the ‘World Tapas Day’ celebrations, an initiative promoted by Hosteleria España, which in fact runs over a month until August 23.
More than 50 establishments, 45 in Almeria city and seven in Garrucha, Nijar, Alhama de Almeria, Gador, Vera, Huercal de Almeria and Pechina, are participating in what ASHAL described as “a month highlighting one of the most characteristic elements of our cuisine.”
The association said that this year the initiative “has more sense” as it will give businesses an opportunity to try and “compensate” for the cancelation of the Almeria Tapas Route due to the declaration of the state of alarm.
Customers visiting the participating establishments will get a coupon for having a tapas which will go into a draw for prizes.
Up for grabs are five baskets of ‘Sabores de Almeria’ brand products, each valued at €100, a weekend for two in a spa hotel, two thermal treatments and five meals out.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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