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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 – TimeOut.com 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 – FoodandDrinkChicago.com

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 [...]

Walk Through The Spanish Square, Opening Today in Lakeview – Chicago.eater.com

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 – www.dnainfo.com

 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, December 16th, 2017 at 10:41am
Our dinner special this weekend is a Mariscos Angel Hair pasta dish, with langoustines, mussels, clams, & lobster over handmade angel hair pasta, with a saffron tomato sauce. Perfect with a crisp glass of Fino sherry! This weekend, only at The Spanish Square!
#tapas #pasta #weekenddining #lakeviewdining #southportchicago #chicagoeats #foodpicoftheday
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The Spanish SquareThursday, December 7th, 2017 at 9:59am
Take a peek at the line up for Rioja Bodega Night tomorrow! FREE wine tasting, Corkage-FREE retail wine, raffle prizes, Rioja gift bags, FREE tapa samples- Reserve your table today —(773-717-7900)— limited space available! #riojacheers #freewinetasting #freewinetastesbetter #bodeganights #tapasyvino #tapas #riojawines #lakeviewchicago #southportchicago #freetonight @ The Spanish Square
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The Spanish SquareSunday, December 3rd, 2017 at 5:09am
We have over 50 of our favorite products out and ready to sample today for our Annual Grand Market Sample! Stop by between noon and 2:00!
#spain #spanishfood #foodie #foodporn #foodgram #instafood #tapas #market #sample #iberico #conservas #vino
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The Spanish SquareSaturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 1:06pm
Rioja Bodega Night, Thursday December 7th 6:30 - 8:30 pm— FREE wine tasting, Corkage-FREE retail wines, Gift bags full of Rioja swag & wine- Grand prize drawing at 8:30pm for a great Rioja vintage, porron, & even more! Only this Thursday, only at The Spanish Square! #RiojaCheers #lakeviewchicago #freetonight #freechicago #wineanddine #winenot #winetasting #thirstythursday #winelover @riojawine @ The Spanish Square
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The Spanish SquareFriday, December 1st, 2017 at 10:18am
A few of our picks for tonight’s FREE wine tasting in the bodega! As always on Thursday, grab a bottle at retail price and enjoy here with NO Corkage Fee!
#winetasting #lakeviewchicago #winenight #wine🍷 #wineanddine
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The Spanish SquareSaturday, November 25th, 2017 at 10:15am
Some gems from our weekend specials have found themselves a new home on our tapas menu!! Enjoy tonight with a sip from our new cocktail menu!
#yum #weekenddining #tapas #duck #delish

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Friday, December 15th, 2017 at 8:46am
Our doors are closing early this evening due to a power outage affecting the Lakeview area, which has shut down... https://t.co/9VgaWn72Q2
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 10:06am
Rioja Bodega Night, Thursday December 7th 6:30 - 8:30 pm— FREE wine tasting, Corkage-FREE retail wines, Gift bags... https://t.co/qGzDrPp0Ap
Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at 7:16am
Some gems from our weekend specials have found themselves a new home on our tapas menu!! Enjoy tonight with a sip... https://t.co/1Dt4Y5irTA
Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 9:24am
This quick, amusing intro to the most popular Spanish grapes is the perfect primer for a trip to The Spanish... https://t.co/i9XVAUPIlT