Spanish cuisine is flavorful and filling, although less so once you realize that eating the entire cloth napkin is politely discouraged. Eat up with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Spanish Food
Hot and cold tapas such as house cured salmon ($8.25) and stuffed mushrooms filled with spinach and Spanish cheeses ($6.95) precede entrees including seafood stew with salmon, clams, and shrimp ($11.95) and rich paellas ($10.95–$25.95). See the Northfield and Chicago menus.
At Tapas Gitana, waves of steam steeped in saffron, chorizo, and seafood stock rise from paella pans and dishes featured on ABC's Hungry Hound to carry palates away to Barcelona. Cold tapas twine ingredients such as avocado, seranno ham, and manchego cheese, and hot tapas exhibit tiger prawns that fuel the sharing and conversation of small-plate dining. On the outdoor patios, glasses of wine clink together and effuse stories of sun-soaked Spanish grapes the hue of a matador's sports car. Chef Andy Novak appeared in a culinary demonstration hosted by Sheridan Road magazine, in which he cloaked sizzling shrimp in lemon and arbol chilies to forge a dish ideal for serving with pasta or distracting party guests from cartoon-silhouette holes in walls.