Tag Archives: Barcelona

Restaurante Romesco

We say goodbye… The Romesco Family closes its doors permanently. It has been many years sharing good moments with our clients and that is why it doesn’t hurt so much to hang up our aprons to say goodbye. We are … Continue reading

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En la Casa de Xavi

On Sunday were were invited to Xavi’s apartment for lunch. He lives in El Born, one of the older parts of Barcelona with narrow Medieval streets. 30 years ago parts of El Born were considered dangerous, but lately, the area … Continue reading

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O’Retorno 2

Finally, after 3 cancellations and a couple of time changes, I’m back in Barcelona for some work and gastronomy! I’m staying with my friends Jonas and Alicia and on Friday it was her father’s birthday, so we went for lunch … Continue reading

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Bones Festes 2020

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Cançó de Nadal: L’escola és tancada, hi ha llum al carrer, la senyora Pepa saluda el carter. “Que tingui bon dia, avui és Nadal, estigui contenta, Jesús ha … Continue reading

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Menuts Rosa

May 4th, 2014 This weekend the Southbank hosted a Streets of Spain food and drink fiesta, sponsored by Campo Viejo Rioja. I was delighted to see that about 16 stalls had come from la Boqueria in Barcelona, including one of … Continue reading

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Festa Major de Gràcia 2013

August 15th, 2013 Having stuffed ourselves stupid twice in one day, we set out for the Festa de Gràcia, not far from Xiringuito Aigua. Gràcia is a barrio (region) of Barcelona, just above Barrio Gótico and Eixample. Gràcia was originally a … Continue reading

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Bacalao

December 12th, 2012 No trip to Barcelona is complete without a visit to the Brandada Lady,  who sells salt cod in the Boqueria. There are lots of salt cod (bacalao) stalls in the market, but this lady is always very … Continue reading

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La Diada de Sant Jordi

April 23rd, 2012 Like England, Cataluña’s patron saint is St. George (Sant Jordi). On La Dia de Sant Jordi, the people of Barcelona fly the flag of St. George and the day’s become synonymous with books, roses and love. In … Continue reading

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Mucci’s

17th April, 2012 We were on the way home from Nou Celler when Oli pointed out the empanadas in Mucci’s, a late night pizza place just of the Ramblas. Empanadas are half moon shaped pastries filled with meat, fish, cheese, etc. and … Continue reading

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Nou Celler

April 17th, 2012 I arrived in Barcelona today – I’m here to help my friend Oli set up his Homage to Cataluña exhibition at the Eat Meat Gallery – there will be lots of eating, drinking and cooking! We met Maria … Continue reading

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