the Chocolate Street of Barcelona

Unofficially known across the city as the sweet street, Carrer de Petritxol, a few steps away from las Ramblas, is considered by locals as one of the best place for having chocolate. Petritxol Xocoa Chocolate chain Xocoa has been working with chocolate since 1897. At Xocoa there’s a variety of chocolate bars, bonbons, chocolate beer, asContinue reading “the Chocolate Street of Barcelona”

Chocolate and the Story of Chocolatadas

The history of chocolate in Europe actually began in Barcelona, at the start of the 16th century, when Christopher Columbus arrived home and presented King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella a boat load of curiosities from the New World. Among them, the cocoa beans. The beans were mistaken for a type of nut and more orContinue reading “Chocolate and the Story of Chocolatadas”