Sala Ciutat, translating into the City Room, is the place for books about Barcelona. History, architecture, vintage and contemporary photography, … Continue Reading Books and the City
Last evening, looking for a place for a tapa and a glass of wine, we stopped at La Rubia. This casual … Continue Reading The Tapas Plan | La Rubia
Vegetarian, vegan, raw-vegan, eco, of origin, unprocessed and healthy ideas to know, to stop, to taste, to take away, to enjoy and talk about. Blue Project Café, Teresa’s Stairway and Petit Brot.
An independent platform for contemporary art, Blue Project takes great pride in their gastronomic space that offers 100% organic food … Continue Reading Blue Project Café: the Raw-Vegan Kitchen of an Art Foundation
Art, coffee, a snack, digital nomads in Spain, yoga, swim, relax. Cafeteria at D-HUB, BOX by the Barceloneta beach, Fundacio GASPAR in El Born.
In Barcelona, you can pair pretty much everything with cycling. Here are 3 of my favorite experiences, so far.
Breakfast at Amatller. Brunch at Fàbrica Moritz, Lunch at Mercat de Santa Caterina. Modernist and Contemporary. City style. Puig i Cadafalch. Jean Nouvel. EMBT. Catalan gourmet taste.
Some pintxos with a twist, in Poble Sec.
Besides being a specialty café, Orbea Cycle Coffee is a place for coffee training. And this is one of their … Continue Reading Specialty Training at Orbea Cycle Coffee
Escalivada is a traditional dish from Catalonia, and typically consists of roasted eggplant and bell peppers with olive oil, and sometimes onion, tomato, minced garlic, and salt.
Tortilla is the diminutive form of torta, cake. This dish is called tortilla de patatas or tortilla española to distinguish … Continue Reading Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri
Also called patatas a la brava or papas bravas, patatas bravas are a dish native to Spain. The name literally … Continue Reading Patatas Bravas | Fàbrica Moritz
Tempranillo is often referred to as the noble grape of Spain. It is a black variety, widely grown to make … Continue Reading Tempranillo
A tapa (plural tapas) is just one of the ways you can get your food here, around the Iberian peninsula. Usually, … Continue Reading Stories on Tapas
Gilda is said to have been the first true pintxo, invented in 1946, the same year that Gilda, the classic film noir starring Rita Hayworth, was released.
For any celebration of a saint patron of Barcelona or one of its neighborhoods, els gegantes or the giants (of 4 meters height) walk the city and dance, accompanied by music, fire shows and other Catalan traditions. Here is where you can see the giants, when they are not in the show, and find out more on their story.