And I did at least take a picture of the setting with a little appetiser:
And today I went to a tapas bar and had a great lunch. These places, while they serve lots of little tapas dishes, serve lots of other things too. I ordered stewed oxtail with rice and a glass of Rioja. First they brought me a little tapa, included at no extra charge:
Those are two little sausages, hot, a little roast potato and three tiny breadsticks. Here is the wine, holding down the menu.
I forgot to take a picture of the oxtail when it was served, but here is the aftermath:
The basic difference between a regular restaurant, which is just open during mealtimes, and tapas bars, which seem to be open all the time, is that the latter are more casual. Just grab a chair or stand at the bar. The regular restaurants are more dignified. The food is great at both kinds and neither are expensive.
Can't think of what would be the ideal musical envoi, but this, by composer and madrileño Moreno Torroba should do. This is Torija from Castles of Spain played by Edoardo Catemario: