The Canary Guide Weekend Tips 14-16 January 2022: The Canary Islands

Friday 14 January, Telde
I Gastronomic days of honey.

Telde this Friday party the first Honey Gastronomy Day.

This activity to promote local commercial areas includes 13 establishments in the historic old quarters of San Juan and San Gregorio, where each will offer at least one gastronomic creation using honey as a main ingredient. The event was scheduled for December 30 but postponed due to recent health restrictions. From now on, as a preventive measure, in addition to the capacity check, COVID certificates will be requested from participants.

The participating establishments are La Canela, La Kantina, La Tunera, Mr. Búho Drink and Food, Oasis Chill Out, Churrería Melián, El Boca, Tienda Gourmet Select, Pastelería Mayor San Juan, Cafetería La Lola, La Tasquita, El Local, Bar Diego.

All will prepare delicacies made from locally produced honey, many winners in various competitions, such as Tundidor Honey, runner-up for multifloral honey in the island’s competition held last month. In this same competition, José Florido Santana and Colmenar La Violeta won first and second prizes for their Monofloral honey. As a curiosity, it should be mentioned that Colmenar La Violeta (which has beehives in Telde and Moya) in 2017 became the first food product in Gran Canaria to obtain a Michelin star, fame and recognition from the International Institute of Taste and quality.

IIn addition to this gastronomic day dedicated to honey, on Friday there will be a tapas route ‘Los sabores de San Juan’ (‘The flavors of San Juan’) with concerts initially scheduled for December 30: Nany Jiménez, Pedro Afonso and M .Border.

The main street of San Juan, Calle León y Castillo, will be closed to traffic so that establishments can place their tables in this space. Entry to this area will be limited and controlled, with Covid certificates being requested.

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