Some pintxos with a twist, in Poble Sec.
Tan-ta-ran-ta-na. Carrer d’en Tarantana. A nice and quiet street, off the tourist mainstream, still very close to many well known attractions. Halfway between the Picasso Museum and Arc de Triomf, and heading almost directly to the Cultural Center of el Born, the small street of Tantarantana gathers local taste, as well as local design and cityContinue reading “Tantarantana, a Street in El Born”
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”
This is a restaurant with no less than 8 different settings to showcase Iberian delights. Fish & seafood. Tapas & rice. Fast deli. Meat & grill. Plus 4 bars: beer, wine, oysters or cocktails bar.
Besides being less crowded than La Boqueria, Santa Caterina market is one of the locals’ favourite place to go shopping or eating.
A former food market with a spectacular structure. A restaurant. Plus an archaeological site to witness the city’s past. This is the Cultural Centre of el Born.
Over the years, la Boqueria has become the most emblematic market in Barcelona and one of the most famous of the entire Europe. It features everything from savory souvenirs to gourmet specialties, and from fresh local veggies and seafood to food bars to taste them. It is an outstanding experience, in itself, and a place thatContinue reading “La Boqueria Market”
Pintxos are specific to the Basque Country. They are slices of bread with a mixture of ingredients fastened with a toothpick or small wooden skewer – pintxo, meaning spike, and which gave the food its name. Pintxos are usually eaten as an appetizer, accompanied by either a small glass of wine – txikito, or a quarter of a beerContinue reading “Pintxos | Stories from San Sebastian”