Monday, March 27, 2017

Eat and Drink

Found a nice restaurant in Es Canar

Brisamar is a family run restaurant located on Es Canar beach. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a day at the beach as they are open every day from 10am to 1am. In the morning you can indulge yourself with a tasty breakfast and their relaxed atmosphere. At lunch you can enjoy the sea breeze and a yummy meal. …

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Open all hours… White Island Corner Shop

One of the great things about England when I was growing up was being able to nip down to the corner shop to buy some sweets when I got my pocket money. In those days it seemed there was a corner shop at the end of every street and they sold pretty much everything that you could possibly run out …

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The Oldest British restaurant on Ibiza?

Could this really be the oldest British conceived restaurant on the island? What is certain is that there was nothing but pine trees and wild asparagus bushes on top of this hill back in 1968, when the idea of building a restaurant here was first conceived. At that time the Wild Asparagus project consisted of only one small house at …

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Fabulous French cuisine on the ‘Restaurant Street’ of Santa Eulalia

‘Le 27’ occupies one of the prime positions on the renowned ‘Restaurant Street’ of Santa Eulalia. It is to be found next door to the Chiang Mai Thai restaurant, which occupies the old premises of Sandy’s Bar that became famous for entertaining world famous celebrities back in the 1960s. Like its neighbour, Le 27 boasts a front terrace that overlooks …

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Welcome to La Casita – good food in the green valley

Midway between Santa Eulalia and the village of Cala Llonga you’ll notice a signpost to your left pointing south – in the direction of the nearby sea. However, this little road leads you up into the hills and a little enclave known as ‘Valverde’. If you follow the road straight on, it twists and turns its way steeply down through …

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Chiang Mai – Ibiza’s only Traditional Thai Restaurant

In the face of the many high-end restaurants offering Thai ‘fusion’ dishes on their menus, it seems hard to believe but there is actually only one ‘real’ traditional family run Thai restaurant on Ibiza – The Chiang Mai. This can be found in Santa Eulalia and has in fact been open in the town for some 13 years, albeit keeping …

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Mercadona to donate a ton of food to Caritas

The Mercadona supermarket chain has renewed its partnership with Caritas of Ibiza and Formentera and made a commitment to donate a ton of food. The director of Caritas, Joan Marí, and the head of external relations of Mercadona in the Balearics, Barbara Ordás signed the agreement yesterday. Ordás acknowledged the “work and dedication to serving the needy being carried out …

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Organic cultivation up 103% in the last decade, we now have 459 organic acres and 70 farmers

The area devoted to organic farming in the Balearic Islands is increasing over the years. According to the latest report from the Consell Balear of Ecological Agricultural Production (CBPAE) of the Government, the regulator of this type of agriculture, Ibiza has 455 hectares devoted to organic crops. Only ten years ago the total area farmed organically was just 224 hectares. …

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‘Patrimoni Gastronòmic’ in Vila to run from January 24th

The Ayuntamiento de Ibiza have announced that restaurants interested in participating in the 4th edition of the ‘Patrimoni Gastronòmic’ have until 14th January to register by email at: comercial@luzmenu.com. The focus is on the cuisine of World Heritage cities and countries and will run from January 24th to March 28th. Local participants are to develop a fixed price menu based …

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Lack of rainfall cuts Balearic wine production, but improves the quality

Wine production has been reduced throughout the Balearic Islands. On Ibiza it has fallen by 16% on last year, reaching a total of 1457.35 hectolitres, and 13.57% in Formentera, to 165.65 hectolitres. As for grape production in Ibiza 233.602 kilos were collected (about 12% less than in 2013) and Formentera, 29,372 (14.59% less than 2013). The decrease can be explained …

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