Another snack namely almuerzo is one of the heavily consumed products typically prepared in the early evening hours. After taking the snack, the people often take supper known as cena which consists of the soup, fish and eggs. This meal is primarily consumed at dinner and this pattern is prevailing throughout Spain except the area of Catalan. The meals of cena and comida are essential to be presented in the events of family gatherings.
The consumption of comida is high in all regions due to which the general business hours of many organizational establishments are broken in two parts to provide with 2 hours window to the employees for traveling back to home for comida and to return back to work. It is found that apart from the restaurants and bars, majority of the businesses are closed at the hour of family supper.
Moreover, it is showed that dining at restaurant has become typical for the professional, urban middle and upper classes across Spain. It is found that the patrimony across the restaurants can be traced back to merely middle of the nineteenth century. This illustrates that the Spain is one of the nations where the consumption of food is preferred at the homes by the locals.