Category Archives: Barcelona Gastronomy

Topics related to the food and drink culture of Barcelona

Mercat de Mercats

ShareIn Barcelona and throughout Catalunya, food markets are a feature of everyday life. Why shop in a supermarket where the food arrives on the shelf after a long process of transportation and storage when you can eat fresh and local … Continue reading

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Tapa Solidaria 2014

ShareTickets is one of Barcelona’s most famous tapas bars thanks in no small part to its connection with the Adrià family. This Thursday Tickets was the stage for the opening of “Tapa Solidaria” for the fourth year running. Tapa Solidaria … Continue reading

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Craft Beer in Barcelona

ShareSpain has not traditionally been a big beer producing country. Beers such as San Miguel and Estrella Damm tend to be cheap and strong; Spain has always been more of a wine producing country. However the recent global hipster craze … Continue reading

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Cultural Events in Barcelona this weekend

ShareThis weekend, the last August, also sees the end of many cultural events that have delighted the city this month. The Mas i Mas Festival sadly comes to an end, with a closing concert by the new international folk-soul sensation … Continue reading

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Tapas in Horta

ShareThe Barcelona district of Horta-Guinardó presented its tapas route ‘tasts d’Horta-Guinardó’ to be launched today, the 16th of July 2104. For those who do not know Barcelona, this district in the northeast of the city and is off the beaten … Continue reading

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Barcelona Hotel Terrace Week 2014

ShareWith the arrival of summer, Hotel Terraces Week in Barcelona is soon upon us. Owed to the success of past editions, this year it will last longer than in previous years and is to be held between May the 30th … Continue reading

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Our top 5 tapas bars in Barcelona

ShareTapas and Barcelona are two words that seem to be made for one another. Surprisingly however, the tapas and pintxo traditions are not very Catalan but belong to the Basque country, Castillo and Andalucía. In Catalunya there is a tradition … Continue reading

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The best Picnic spots in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is the ideal city for picnicking outdoors. Year round sunshine makes any season ideal for a picnic in Barcelona, even the odd winter day! This is a city all about outdoor eating in all its forms, a city with … Continue reading

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What happens on Christmas Eve in Catalonia?

ShareIf you are in town for Christmas you may wonder what the locals are up to. The answer is eating and drinking! Christmas Eve is a very important part of the seasonal festivities, and is when Catalan people enjoy one … Continue reading

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Our 5 top contemporary Catalan restaurants in Barcelona

ShareSometime around the start of this century, Catalan chef Ferran Adria ended 500 years of French dominance at the leading edge of gastronomy, shifting the setting south of the Pyrenees to Catalunya. This took place at the now legendary El … Continue reading

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