Good food has a way of bringing people together. That's actually kind of how husband and wife, and restaurant co-owners, Manuel Moreno and Mara Baer met! While Baer was teaching in Spain, she met Moreno [...]
By Barbara Payne, Editor - FoodandDrinkChicago.com July 31, 2016 Click here to read this article in its original format Amontillado sherry, marcona almonds and tuna-stuffed pepper at The Spanish Square Spain is divided [...]
By Ariel Cheung | December 31, 2015 5:35am | @arielfab LAKEVIEW — After extensive renovations took longer than expected, The Spanish Square will finally open its doors with a special New Year's celebration. True to [...]
By Penny Pollack and Graham Meyer - Chicago Magazine Ham and sausages at The Spanish Square - PHOTO: ALEJANDRO MALLOVO Mara Baer and Manuel Moreno lived together in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, in Cádiz, Spain, [...]
Introducing The Spanish Square A plaza created to rival the atmosphere of an authentic Spanish plaza in Lakeview CHICAGO | July 14, 2015 — With a longing to bring Spanish flavor to the US, husband and [...]
By Phil Vettel Chicago Tribune Get your fix of Spanish meats and more when The Spanish Square, a combination tapas bar and market, opens in Lakeview. Offerings will include chorizo, salchichon and lomo sausages, [...]
By Ariel Cheung | March 12, 2015 5:42am @arielfab Manuel Moreno (l.) and wife Mara Baer drew inspiration from Spanish plazas like the Plaza de la Corredera in Córdoba when developing The Spanish Square [...]
The Spanish Square is modeled after a plaza in Spain, Plaza Cabildo. Our goal when you walk through our doors is to transport you thousands of miles across the ocean to experience the senses, emotions and atmosphere of an authentic Spanish plaza.
We are passionate about Spanish food and culture and want to share it right here in Chicago. In The Spanish Square you will be able to eat, sip and to shop all things Spanish just as you would if you were in the Plaza Cabildo
Today is the last day to vote for Owners Mara and Manuel for the Lakeview Faces of Small Business Campaign! Thank you to everyone that has voted! 👍😊
"We love being able to share our Spanish adventures with Lakeview at The Spanish Square!" -Mara
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