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Bacalao a la Llauna

On my last visit to Barcelona, I went to the Boqueria to buy some bacalao from the Brandada Lady. They are almost exclusively ladies in the fish part of the market – perhaps in the old days the husbands caught … Continue reading

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L’Antic Forn (the old bakery)

I went to meet Oli and Fran for lunch at L’Antic Forn – somewhere I’ve been before, but not for a couple of years. This restaurant is situated opposite Flor de Maig, where I had lunch a few days ago. … Continue reading

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La Ribera (venda a l’engròs)

We headed over to El Born for lunch at Llamber today. We had to wait 10 minutes for a table, so we did a little shopping to pass the time. Both Llamber and La Ribera (top picture) are in the … Continue reading

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Croqueta y Presumida

After lunch I walked up the road with Nookie – we hadn’t gone far before she dragged me into a little side street to look at a new croqueta shop, Croqueta y Presumida. For the uninitiated, a Spanish croqueta is … Continue reading

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Market Cuina Fresca

1st October 2013 I arrived in Barcelona last night to visit the Cavatast (later in the week) – I was just in time for supper at Romesco and a nightcap or two in Iposa afterwards. This morning was complicated when … Continue reading

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Mercat St. Josep – La Boqueria

August 19th, 2013 I make a beeline for the La Boqueria (Barcelona’s beautiful and historical market) almost as soon as my plane lands. Aside from general food shopping, I love the smell of Jamón Serrano, possibly even more than the taste … Continue reading

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Rooftop Barbecue

August 16th 2013 Having been suitably restored at La Palmera, Matthew and I met Oli and Salva in the Boqueria to shop for this evening’s supper on the roof terrace. After walking round and round the circular fish section, quite … Continue reading

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