Above: The bar at Celso y Manolo in Madrid

Who needs a concierge when you have a food-loving chambermaid? It was thanks to a friendly Colombian chambermaid atThe PrincipalinMadrid— we fell into conversation when she helped me out with a converter plug for my computer — that I discoveredCelso y Manolo, a friendly and lively tapas bar just two blocks from the hotel.

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