Bar Carerra is Spanish. This fact alone should make you want to grab your amigos and head on down to the
My impression is that Bar Carerra’s owners put a lot of thought into making the experience authentic from the gracious atmosphere, tiled walls and distinctive wine list to the simple tapas preparations. The décor is austere but not as clinically so as it’s next door neighbor Bar Veloce. Oddly enough, both wine bars are run by the same proprietor. With a name like Frederick Twomey I suspect he is neither Italian or Spanish but from the looks of both places I think he has a better handle on the Spanish bar scene (I have not been to many wine bars in Italy where they serve you Montepulciano in a lab coat!)
While the bar does not go so far as transport you to the Basque resort town of
In short, if you are looking for more casual Spanish vibe and less Patatas Bravas, Bar Carrera is the place for you. Salud!
AWESOME! I am so glad you guys liked this place. I live right arond the corner from it and didn't even realize it was there for awhile. Finallt found out and got around to it and loved it. I tried a great whitw I had never had before. A godello. Minerally and fresh. Did a post on it. http://evwg.blogspot.com/2006/10/stemless-espana-and-ham-on-harness_02.htmlReplyDelete
I love this place. I just came back from my first real trip to Europe, and loved Spanish wine. Saw the sign out of the corner of my eye and peeked in, and now it's the spot for my fiance and I.ReplyDelete