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Snapshots from Spain: San Ginés Chocolateria, Madrid

Seth Cobb 3 comments

Hidden away mere steps from the Puerta del Sol is the famous Chocolateria San Ginés. It's been serving up churros and chocolate 24 hours a day since 1894. More

Churros with Chocolate-Dulce de Leche Dip

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

If you're a lover of fried foods, you'll have a deep understanding of the ultimate satisfaction of eating a churro as it emerges out of a burnished gold, bubbling pot of scalding oil. When paired with a silky chocolate dulce de leche dip, they're absolutely irresistible. More

Cereal Eats: Mini Cinnamon Churros, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Cereal Eats Leandra Palermo 21 comments

I don't know if it's the shape, the texture or some sort of sultry Latin secret packed into each assertive little churro, but I'm sold on Mini Cinnamon Churros. They maintain their crunchiness in milk for a very respectable amount of time, though I certainly wouldn't mind them a little soggy either. Other SE staffers tried it and loved it as well—loved it as in, the box barely lasted a day at SEHQ. More

Churros con Chocolate from Chocolatería San Ginés in Madrid

Sweets Erin Zimmer 3 comments

"The only place for churros in Madrid is here," e-mailed a friend of mine who's lived in Spain for a while and gave me a rundown of must-visits before my trip. She was referring to Chocolatería San Ginés, which has been around since 1894, tucked in a quiet alley behind a secondhand book stall next to the San Ginés church. The menu is straightforward, pretty much limited to churros, chocolate, coffee, and beer, or some combination of the above (why bother with anything else?). More

Sugar Rush: Churros at El Quinto Pino

New York Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] I stopped by El Quinto Pino this morning in hopes of snagging an ensaimada, a Mallorcan sweet bun, off their newly debuted breakfast menu. But alas! They were out. Apparently someone who came in just... More

Sugar Rush: Churros at Mayahuel

New York Kathy YL Chan 5 comments

I have to confess, I was more interested in the dessert menu than the cocktails at Mayahuel, the newest of East Village cocktail bars. They offer three sweet dishes: cheesecake with mango sorbet and shortbread crumbs, tres leches cake... More

Sugar Rush: Doughnut Plant's Churros

New York Kathy YL Chan 3 comments

The only time you're allowed to pass up a doughnut at the Doughnut Plant is for a churro. Though, come to think of it, the churros are quite small—you could easily swing both and still feel pretty awesome. Regardless,... More

In Videos: Jackson Heights Street Cart Crawl with Joe DiStefano on VendrTV

New York Erin Zimmer 5 comments

Our Joe DiStefano will eat just about anything plus he isn't afraid of the end of Subway lines—yeah, the perfect trademarks of a Serious Eater. He was just the right guy to be on VendrTV with host Dan Delaney,... More

Churros y Chocolate at Bar Jamón

New York Carey Jones Post a comment

Sticky buns, doughnuts, syrup-doused French toast—plenty of breakfast foods are sweet enough to qualify as desserts. But in terms of decadent morning treats, the Spanish might have us all beat. In the cafés and churrerias of Madrid, young Spanish children... More

Photo of the Day: Chilean Churros

Robyn Lee 3 comments

From April 13 to 19, I traveled around Chile with two other American food journalists on a culinary media trip. Here's another snapshot from that week. —Robyn Lee Having only been exposed to the skinny, sugar-coated, star-shaped variety of churros, I was surprised when I came across the completely different looking Chilean version at a bakery in Temuco. A churro in Chile is like an elongated hot dog bun-shaped doughnut sandwich filled with a layer of golden dulce de leche. The dough of this churro was a bit on the heavy side, but I can't say no to sweet bread slathered in sweet, creamy goodness. Not until I get diabetes, at least.... More

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