Category Archives: Barcelona Gastronomy

Topics related to the food and drink culture of Barcelona

The Roca brothers will open an ice cream parlour in the Liceu

ShareThe Celler Can Roca in Girona is one of the world’s most famous restaurants. After the legendary EL Bulli closed its doors a few years ago, the Roca brothers slipped from second into first place in the San Pellegrino restaurant … Continue reading

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Earth Markets in Barcelona

ShareOn Saturday June the 13th Slow Food Barcelona will kick off the cities first “Mercat de la Terra”, or Earth Market; it is to take place in the Three Chimneys Park at the foot of the Parallel in Poble-sec. The … Continue reading

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Our 5 favourite paella and rice restaurants in Barcelona

SharePaella comes from Valencia and is not a native Catalan dish. Here we prefer our rice dishes more soupy, slowly cooked in a rich Catalan fumet fish stock, and full of mouth watering shell fish such as clams, prawns and … Continue reading

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La Barceloneta – a favourite neighbourhood

ShareLa Barceloneta is built on reclaimed land between the old town the former Maians Island, and is where Barcelona’s most central beach is found. An evocative name, La Barceloneta, this is Barcelona’s much loved neighbourhood by the sea, where the … Continue reading

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Van Van food market

ShareVan Van, Barcelona’s food truck market would be equally at home in Melbourne, East London, San Francisco or Berlin. Come along and enjoy some high quality, healthy, locally and ethically sourced organic street food at this global village food market … Continue reading

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Boulevard Sou d’Art at the Casa Batllo

ShareHigh end fashion, design and gastronomy come together at Boulevard Sou d’Art in the Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. This Christmas the iconic art nouveau building by Antoni Gaudí will open its doors once again, to celebrate … Continue reading

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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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