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Madrid: Must Try Local Food & Drink

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What are some "must try" foods and drink? Looking for suggestions for our upcoming trip. Have seen these mentioned before:

Cocido Madrileno: pork stew
huevos Rotos: fried potatos & eggs
bocadillo de Calamares: fried squid sandwich
Churros con Chocolate: deep fried dough
Oreja a la Plancha: pan-seared pig ear
Pincho de Tortilla: Spanish omelette
Pata Negra: ham from a pig with black hoofs
Paella: seafood stew
Gazpacho: chilled soup
Bacalao a la Vizcaina: Biscayan Cod fish with chic peas and peppers, olives
Gambas al Ajillo: sauteed garlic prawns
Cochinillo Asado: roast suckling pig
Manchego Cheese: cheese made from a speciaal kind of sheep
Pulpo a la Gallega: Galician Octopus cooked with garlic
Chocolate covered figs
Malaga Wine
Wines from Jerez
Sangria
Mojito
cana beer
tinto de verano: carbonated lemonade
cafe con leche: coffee with milk
Vino tinto: red wine
Horchata: rice and cinamon drink
Sidra: cider
rebujito: wine and soda cocktail
Clara: beer and lemon soda

What else should we try? Where should we do it?

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