Restaurant La Parata, Mojacar Playa

This review is depreciated. John and Ann have moved to Restaurante La Fantasia on Mojácar Playa. La Parata is, of course, still open but now owned by someone else. Many, many, many years ago, La Parata was the benchmark for expat food in the area. John in the kitchen serving up exquisite delights, Anne out front with the family making you feel at home. It’s a strange location, as it’s right up in the hills Continue reading Restaurant La Parata, Mojacar Playa

Chinese Restaurant Turre

Hmm… How to put this? Well, it’s dreadful. Soggy, over cooked food 100% of the time. Service is atrocious. Last time I was in there two of the staff had a slanging match between themselves in the middle of the restaurant. Food takes ages, which as it tastes as if it’s been heated up in a microwave I can’t understand why. Only reason it’s still going (IMHO) is because they must have rich investors. And Continue reading Chinese Restaurant Turre

28 arrested in Roquestas over Nigerian 419 scam

The infamous Nigerian Scammer (those responsable for sending you those “please help me smuggle 202 million euros out of my country” or “you have won the improbable jackpot for which you never entered” emails) have taken a hit as National Police swooped down on a ring in Roquetas del Mar. 28 arrests were made, almost all of them Nigerian or central African. 22 are in jail awaiting justice, the other 6 have already been deported. Continue reading 28 arrested in Roquestas over Nigerian 419 scam