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Video – Chef Rafael Hurtado of The Spanish Square – Featured on WLS-TV

Executive Chef Rafael Hurtado & Co-Owner Mara Baer of The Spanish Square - Chicago demonstrate cooking a traditional seafood paella on WLS-TV.

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Spanish Wine and Soda Drink Is Your End-of-Summer Quaffer – Chicago Tribune

By Laura Levy Shatkin Click here to read this article in it's original format AUGUST 30, 2016, 2:54 PM While red wine is the main beverage in Spanish culture, and oceans of sangria certainly are [...]

This Spanish Spot Has Just Solved All Your First Date Worries – Chicago

This Spanish spot has just solved all your first date worries—the romantic and warm little restaurant and market has [...]

Paella Night at The Spanish Square – Halfstack Magazine Online

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 [...]

The Spanish Square’s Got Some Of The Real Stuff –

By Barbara Payne, Editor - 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 [...]

Walk Through The Spanish Square, Opening Today in Lakeview –

by Ashok Selvam , photos by Marc Much Dec 31, 2015, 11:18a @Shokdiesel   The space aims to recreate those food markets in Spain. The Spanish Square's finally opening its doors at 3 p.m. [...]

Get 12 Grapes and First Look Inside of The Spanish Square for New Year’s –

 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 [...]

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Spanish Square Brings Spain’s Finest to Lake View – Chicago Magazine

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, [...]

CHICAGO: The Spanish Square Eat, Sip and Shop All Things Spanish – ATOD Magazine

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 [...]

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Spanish market and tapas bar headed to Lakeview

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, [...]

The Spanish Square Market, Tapas Bar Aims To Create Community in Lakeview – DNAinfo

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 [...]

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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
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The Spanish SquareSaturday, October 21st, 2017 at 1:49am
One of the reasons we love Fall in Spain is the Féria de Jamón in Aracena. 🇪🇸 🐷 🍁 Join owner, Manuel, at The Spanish Square for a Jamón carving class Nov. 11 - Free with your purchase ofa Jamón or Paleta!
#jamón #feriadejamon #spain #fall #iberico #class #tapas #howto #bellota #jamónibérico #flashbackfriday #nomnomnom
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The Spanish SquareThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 5:36am
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
Use the link in bio or below to vote!
#LakeviewFaces #smallbusiness #smallbusinessowners #spain #marquesderiscal #winetours #lakeview #thisislakeview @thisislakeview
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The Spanish SquareWednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 3:30am
One week until our Fall Wine Dinner! Our last wine dinner with @heritagewinecellars and @maxfromchicago was amazing! Join us for a family style evening learning about Spanish wine, paired with delicious tapas and meeting new friends! Get your tickets here👇
#winetime #fallwine #fall #tapas #winedinner #winepairing #menu #wine #vino #heritagewine #spain #spanishwine #spanishcuisine #winelist #winemenu
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The Spanish SquareTuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 9:39am
Mara & Manuel have brought everything they love about Spain to Lakeview at The Spanish Square!
There are two days left to vote to see their story in Lakeview Faces of Small Business Campaign!

Vote at link below!
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The Spanish SquareFriday, October 13th, 2017 at 2:49am
Bodega Night is tonight! 🍷🙌 Every Thursday we have a free wine tasting from 6:30-8:30 and no corkage on our retail bottles!!! #bodeganoght #woohoo #wine #vino #spanishwine #spain #winetime #tasting #tinto

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Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 3:29am
Tonight's Special: A Sanluqueño specialty, Tortillas de Camarones 😋 We recommend pairing it with a glass of...
Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 2:06am
Join us for our Fall Wine Dinner October 24. 5 Spanish 🍷 perfectly paired with 5 delicious tapas created by our...
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 10:25pm
Join us this Thursday, Oct 5th for Bodega Night and the 10% of all our proceeds will go to disaster relief in...
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 12:20am
Beat this heat and, "Drink Like a Spaniard!" A lovely vermouth over ice and a splash of soda is as refreshing as...
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 2:37am
Spanish Tuna Carpaccio - Tomato and red pepper relish, Bull's Blood microgreens and parsley oil....
Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 5:26am
All of Spain's cities are so special, beautiful... and delicious to visit. Bilbao definitely tops our list!