Sketches of Spain

Ian Taylor / Pacharan

Tapas dishes

If you find yourself in Phnom Penh and overwhelmed by a craving for tapas — the collective name for those platefuls of Spanish tidbits that accompany drinking or form a prelude to a meal — then you're in luck. You'll find the only tapas bar (and Spanish restaurant) in Cambodia, perched on the second floor of a restored colonial villa at Sisowath Quay.

The warmly lit wooden interiors and tiled balcony at Pacharan Tapas & Bodega, tel: (855-23) 224 394, hum with flamenco music and the chatter of aid workers and tourists. Start by rinsing away the capital's dust and heat with...

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