February 23 to  March 17 Lorca gastronomic festival celebrates locally grown artichokes
Artichoke dishes at 30 bars and restaurants in Lorca! The latest gastronomic event sponsored by the Town Hall of Lorca consists of two weeks celebrating the locally grown artichokes. Artichokes may not be everybody’s favourite, but they are a remarkably successful crop in Murcia, where more of them are grown than in any other region of Spain. Murcia accounts for 30 per cent of Spain’s artichoke exports (60 per cent of the artichoke fields..

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Lorca restaurant wins prize for innovative pork doughnut presentation!
Restaurante La Cepa takes the top spot as Lorca promotes Chato Murciano pig meat The “Jornadas Gastronómicas del Chato Murciano” gastronomic event in Lorca which aims to promote the meat of the traditional “chato murciano” breed of pig, has ended with the top prize among the 20 or so dishes presented by local bars and restaurants being awarded to Restaurante La Cepa. La Cepa takes away a cheque for 500 euros after the jury selected..

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Five typical sweet treats for Easter in the Region of Murcia
Simple ingredients, simple cooking and simply delightful results to round off your Semana Santa lunches! Many of the gastronomic traditions of the Region of Murcia are highly localized, making use of the ingredients most easily found in different locations, and the range of sweet Easter treats illustrates the variety available perfectly. A real treat for both the eyes and the taste buds! 1. Torrijas Torrijas are a classic example of..

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19 delicious gastro experiences in and around Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca!
Wine, cheese, honey, beer, liqueurs, wild plants, coffee… just some of the gastronomic delights awaiting you in the Costa Cálida! Of course tourism in the three largest cities of the Region of Murcia (Lorca, Cartagena and the regional capital) depends to a large degree on the wealth of historical and architectural monuments and, to a certain extent, the beaches of the Costa Cálida, but at the same time the importance of “foodie tourism”..

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Lorca Restaurant Listings
A to Z general listing of Lorca restaurants with contact details, location map and web links etc.                                                                                                                                                                                        RESTAURANTS ASADOR MURCIANO C/. Ctra. de Caravaca. LA PACA ...

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Weekly markets and daily food markets in Lorca
The weekly market in Lorca is held on Thursday and two food marketplaces open all week The celebration of a weekly market in Lorca is part of the city’s history, dating back to the year 1465, when Enrique IV granted permission for the event to take place every Thursday, a privilege which was later confirmed by the Catholic Monarchs in 1495 and by Carlos II in 1685. Originally the market was held close to the church of Santo María in..

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The Mercado del Sol in Lorca, the first specialist gastronomic market in Murcia
A variety of food styles all under one roof in the centre of Lorca As of the late summer of 2017 a new gastronomic market is open in Lorca, where the Mercado del Sol in the historic city centre has become the first establishment of its kind in the Region of Murcia. Among the establishments occupying the 1,700 square metres of the market are a variety of food stalls including some offering Japanese and Mexican specialities. Also available..

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