Modernist design, souvenirs made in Barcelona, a nice walking route through the center and a story about the four petal flower.
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Slow Food. A Route of Organic Barcelona
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.
Taste & Architecture. A Route in Style
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.
Specialty Training at Orbea Cycle Coffee
Orbea Cycle Coffee was a specialty cafe run by Café de Finca, local coffee roasters since 2009.
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”
Moritz is the oldest and still active beers of Spain. It started on Catalan ground, brought here by an Alsacian, and became a part of the history of the entire country.
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”
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.