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Alegria, decorated with murals of Spanish haciendas, offers up pitchers of potent sangria and hot-and-cold tapas in its bar, and you're likely to be pulled up onstage, where a live band plays music for flamenco dancing. In the quieter dining room, sample stuffed baby jalapeño peppers or flash-fried calamari and enjoy authentic spanish entrees, such as a hearty paella, followed by silken flan. The tempo heats up here as the night progresses.
Alegria is a "tapas" bar (which everyone always hears as "topless" for some reason), tapas being little appetizers from Spain to be enjoyed with drink. (Think Spanish dimsum.) Located on Pine, it's a nice ...