Escalivada | Cuines Santa Caterina

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.

Patatas Bravas | Fàbrica Moritz

Also called patatas a la brava or papas bravas, patatas bravas are a dish native to Spain. The name literally translates to ‘fierce potatoes’ – due to its spicy sauce. Patatas bravas typically consist of white potatoes that have been cut into irregular shapes, boiled for several minutes in salted water, then rubbed dry andContinue reading “Patatas Bravas | Fàbrica Moritz”

Houses of Giants

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.

Stories at the Story Bar

Story is a tapas bar with fresh Mediterranean flavors, nice wines, surprising cocktails and crafted beer, live jazz music every Wednesday night, a nice collection of books to browse through, and walls filled with contemporary artworks. It is located pretty close to the Picasso Museum, in the picturesque area of el Born. the Menu TheContinue reading “Stories at the Story Bar”

The Apple of Discord

Illa de la Discòrdia or Manzana de la Discordia, namely the Block of Discord, is, maybe, the most famous collection of Modernist buildings in the city of Barcelona. They are sharing the same facade and display stunningly different architectural trends of the beginning of the 20th century. There are 5 buildings that form this famous block.Continue reading “The Apple of Discord”

Quim de la Boqueria | Market Kitchen

Right in the middle of the most crowded place in Barcelona, las Ramblas, there’s an even more crowded place – la Boqueria market. And right in the middle of the crowded crowd, there’s the heaven of fresh market kitchen taste (la cocina del mercado, in Spanish): el Quim de la Boqueria, a food bar thatContinue reading “Quim de la Boqueria | Market Kitchen”

Satan’s Coffee Corner

“No decaf, no wi-fi, no fun for children.” Satan’s Coffee Corner is a pretty cool place. Coffee comes from all parts of the world and is roasted in Barcelona. Breakfast and meals are prepared by a Japanese chef (and artist). Music is at 55dB.

Brunch on Passeig de San Joan

The lazy brunch might be one of the most appreciated things to do on weekend, or cap de setmana in Catalan. So, if planning to enjoy authentically local vibes, then Passeig de Sant Joan might be one of the best spots for a brunch in Barcelona. 2 or 3 Things to Start With While having theContinue reading “Brunch on Passeig de San Joan”

Laie | Lunch at Library

Laie Pau Claris is a nice place to escape the frenetic city life, right in the middle of it: it’s a library with a café – restaurant on the first floor, located in a typical Eixample building, only some 2-3 minutes away from Passeig de Gràcia. the Space & the Mood Even if right inContinue reading “Laie | Lunch at Library”