Spain: Rioja

Around Logroño

The eastern section of Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Alta
By Tom Perry

This Guide was last updated on 12 February 2010
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Asador En Ascuas

Address: Calle de los Hermanos Moroy 22, 26001 Logroño
Tel: 941 24 68 67 
Geo-coordinates:  Latitude: 42:27:57N (42.46595)    Longitude: 2:26:50W (-2.44712) 

En Ascuas, which means ‘on the coals’, does exactly what its name says: spring lamb cutlets, steak, fish and sausage cooked on a grill. A large picture of Ernest Hemingway, a Rioja lover, presides over the dining room. Local wineries like to bring their customers here for an informal evening meal. Order from the menu or the blackboard.

Useful information: Starters €6.75-€12.75; main courses €5.75-€15. Closed Sunday evening and all day Monday.

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