The history of the churro is steeped in mystery, as it has unknown origins. Some argue that the churro was brought by the Portuguese from China and is derived from the Chinese pastry You Tiao that originated in Shanghai. The other story is that it was invented by Spanish shepherds, who didn't have access to bakeries, and deriveds its name from the shape of the horn of the Churra sheep. Whether it's from the Chinese, Portuguese, or Spanish, the treat enjoys notariety around the world, and has many varieties. The most popular one in Spain, often served for breakfast, is the chocolate con churro, served with churros and a cup of famously thick Spanish hot chocolate to dip them in. Try out some chocolate con churros at the Plaza Bib Rambla, or the nearby Plaza Mariana Pineda.
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