Polbo á feira literally fair style octopus, is typical street food of the Galicia region in North Western Spain. With three quarters of its territory bordering the Atlantic Ocean, seafood plays an important role in the gastronomic universe of the Galician people. In the old days Polbo á feira was offered at the country fairs throughout Galicia. Nowadays it is found at "polberias" rough and ready taverns specializing in the dish throughout Galicia.
Cooked to perfection seasoned with salt, garlic and pimenton de la vera. Spain's ubiquitous paprika. baby potatoes are boiled in the octopus broth and come with the order.