Category Archives: Barcelona

Le Cinquante Huit

In spite of staying out nearly all night, I woke up feeling reasonably good this morning, which is just as well since I had to go to Poblenou to do a little consultation. Nookie was also working in Poblenou today, … Continue reading

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La Bodega d’en Rafel

After lunch in Lascar 74, we had carajillos in a café on the Rambla de Raval and then went to meet Hilary (from The French House) at Walter’s Bar in Plaça de Vicenç Martorell. I’m sure I had another 3 … Continue reading

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Lascar 74

On Wednesday we went for lunch at Lascar 74 in Poble-sec. Lascar 74 is a ceviche restaurant and pisco bar. Ceviche is a cured raw fish dish, where citrus fruits are used to “cook” without heat. Ceviche comes from Peru … Continue reading

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Romesco – October 2016

Back again in Barcelona, for a Catalan wedding, I had to go to Romesco, my favourite  nighttime restaurant. This place is literally, as cheap as chips, but very good with it. I have been coming here since 1991 and almost … Continue reading

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Quinua

Today we had lunch at Quinua with Adrian in Poblenou. Quinua is Spanish for Quinoa, the popular gluten free grain which is grown in the Andes. They describe their food as traditional and fusion. The restaurant is just off the … Continue reading

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Cocido de Habas y Chorizo

Broad Bean and Chorizo Stew Broad Beans are a particular favourite of mine and since the season for them in England is quite short (June – September) I tend to buy a kilo per week during the summer, from Perry … Continue reading

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Llamber

I’ve wanted to visit Llamber ever since I tried their fantastic crab ball with beans at the Vi Nouvelle wine festival back in November. The restaurant is in the same square as Mercat del Borne, handily close to La Ribera, … Continue reading

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