At Catacroquet in Poblenou things are quite simple: you can choose from the menu either croquettes or “no croquetables”. My advice is to go for a mix of 6 croquettes and as many tapas as you feel you can share with your friends. Everything is tasty and worth trying. We started with the strong pointContinue reading “The Tapas Plan | at Catacroquet”
Since I’ve been here in Barcelona, it seems that the midday vermouth is the official start of the weekend. With a nice glass of this aromatic fortified wine, algo para picar and friends, sitting at a terrace or enjoying a live set in a bar, that’s the local way to welcome el finde, the end ofContinue reading “Vermouth, the Official Start of the Weekend”
For cheese lovers, Barcelona is simply heaven. All across Catalunya there are plenty of local producers that create their cheese the artesan way; and, in the city – lots of fairs and events where you can taste them, and let the cheesemakers tell you their story and where you can buy the specialties. One ofContinue reading “Mas d’Eroles | Artesan’s Raw Cheese”
Hammock Juice Station has an inviting setup of suspended hammock seats, and it’s place for relaxing and having vegan food, juices and a moment of fun while swinging. No wi-fi. Hammock Juice Station has a menu with tasty toasts with veggies, like this avocado with cherry tomatoes, chia and toasted pumpkin seeds. They also serveContinue reading “Brunch in a Hammock”
Last evening, looking for a place for a tapa and a glass of wine, we stopped at La Rubia. This casual restaurant addresses mostly local people and is specialised in tapas and salads, or platitos, bocadillos y ensaladas de carácter local, that go with their – also local – beers, wines and vermouth. My favourites byContinue 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.
In Barcelona, you can pair pretty much everything with cycling. Here are 3 of my favorite experiences, so far.
Walk the centre of the city and have a Modernist breakfast, eclectic brunch and gourmet Catalan lunch at the market.
Some pintxos with a twist, in Poble Sec.
Tortilla is the diminutive form of torta, cake. This dish is called tortilla de patatas or tortilla española to distinguish it from the plain omelette or tortilla francesa. Tortilla de patatas or Spanish omelette, in English, is widely eaten in Spain and in many of the Spanish-speaking countries. While there are numerous variations, the traditional, classicContinue reading “Tortilla de Patatas | Parlament, Cuina de Barri”