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A tomato. A proud part of the La Tomatina Festival.

La Tomatina Festival

Each year, thousands of tourists and locals gather in Valencia, Spain to participate in a tomato-throwing festival known as La Tomatina. The one-hour food fight

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Try our tapas at Socarrat Spanish Restaurant NYC

Types of Tapas

Socarrat Spanish Restaurant in NYC is proud to offer some of the best tapas in the city. Tapas is a Spanish term for an appetizer or snack of traditional Spanish dishes. In Spanish, the word “tapas” translates to “top,” which is why they are considered appetizers to be served at the beginning of a meal. Socarrat’s extensive offerings of tapas are the best in New York City.

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Get to know more about the Spannish Easter, called Semana Santa

Semana Santa in Spain

Every spring throughout the entire country of Spain, Spanish citizens celebrate Semana Santa, a week-long festival culminating on either Easter Sunday or Easter Monday.

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Learn how to make paella with this simple and easy recipe

Easy Spanish Paella Recipe

Do you want to learn how to make a real Spanish paella in the privacy of your home? Like most old recipes, the paella one has been refined with time.

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Get to know the best Spanish cheeses

Spanish cheese varieties

Cheese is an integral part of Spanish gastronomy. It goes perfectly with tapas, on its own or on a crusted bread with some olive oil. Of course, our hearts melt for it in various dishes.

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The best Spanish wine regions and varietals

How Spanish Wine is Made

A visit to the wine region of La Rioja in northern Spain offers you tastes of delicious wines at any time of the year. The fall, however, might be the best season to take a trip to the Spanish region because you’ll be surrounded with autumnal colors.

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Spanish dishes made with wild mushrooms

Fall is the best time to forage mushrooms in Spain

One of the most important and high-quality ingredients in Spanish cooking is the mushroom. You can find a wide variety of mushrooms in dishes from Spain, from the button mushroom to the porcini mushroom to the chanterelle mushroom – all are staples in Spanish cuisine.

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About us

Socarrat is a Spanish restaurant since 2008 offering a wide variety of tapas, paella, sangria and an extensive selection of wines with three locations in the heart of Manhattan.

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