Chinese New Year’s celebration & Promodelia bloggers breakfast

CHINESE NEW YEAR: The Year of the Goat Wood

We attended the celebration of Chinese New Year February 20th at Hilario Alfaro shop in Platea (C/Goya, 7) with the Chinese community in Spain.



Alfaro presented their new spring collection, already available in stores.


Peter King offered his cocktails garnished with a variety of berries and citrus fruits from Gold Gourmet, premium grocery, located in Platea.


From left to right, Silvia El Blog de Silvia,  Alejandra from Tic Tac News Blog and Victoria from Friendly Madrid.



This week Promodelia Fashion Showroom hosted a breakfast for bloggers.


The porpose of the meeting was to show their space and the new collection of the fashion designer Lorena Panea.


The designer with one of the models from her new collection


Group photo of the participants


Video summary of the event

Platea Madrid

The new Gastronomic Leisure Space Platea Madrid is located in the heart of the Golden Mile in Madrid.

With 6.000 square meters, spread over four floors, Platea occupies the former space the Carlos III cinema and Cleofas nightclub.


Star architect Lázaro Rosa-Violán designed the  amazing interior.

Ground Floor: Platea Court and Mama Framboise

Tapas area: bechamel croquettes, tempura salads, oysters, octopus, pickles, iberian ham and cheese…With a full bar counter, cocktails and vermouth and a special beer corner.

The sweetest place in Platea is Mama Framboise where the best French pastry of the city is served daily.


Lower level: International Food at Platea

Mediterranean and international cuisine. Rices, stews, roast chicken, steaks, burgers and hot dogs.

Four international food corners: Mexican (Beso de Sal, Peruvian (Kinua), Italian (Fortino) and Asian (Shikku).

Level 1: Upstairs

Signature cuisine is a hard job that requires invention, risk and the best taste.

Ramon Freixa reunited all these ingredients in his restaurant called Arriba.

The chefs Pepe Solla, Paco Roncero, Marcos Morán and Ramón Freixa with a total of 6 Michelin Stars and 11 Soles Repsol to their name.


These two barmen, Diego Cabrera and Luca Anastasio set the benchmark in the cocktails world.


Opening Times

-General Platea:

Sunday to Wednesday from 12:00pm to 00:30am

Thursday to Saturday from 12:00pm to 02:30am

Holidays from 12:00pm to 02:30am

-Gold Gourmet Mama Framboise

Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 10:00pm

Sunday from 10:00am to 10:00pm


Monday to Sunday from 10:00am to 10:00pm