You know I love industrial-age market halls rejuvenated into trendy food circuses. Come along with me as I follow local Madrid guide, Nygil Murrel, on an appetizing stroll from cod, cheese, ham, and olives to "Spanish" French toast for dessert. We hear a lot about the struggling Spanish economy but here in the capital city, all I feel is energy.
This is Day 8 of my 100 Days in Europe series. As I research my guidebooks and make new TV shows, I'm reporting on my experiences and lessons learned in Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Bulgaria, Romania, and beyond. Find more at blog.ricksteves.com.