Tag Archives: Catalan

Restaurante Victoria

October 15th, 2011 After our vermut aperitifs, we went for a lunchtime menu at Ristaurante Victoria, on the Raval side of the Ramblas. We sat outside and ordered three courses and a bottle of white wine – all for less … Continue reading

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Turbot

October 14th, 2011 Somehow in the excitement of all this Catalan eating and drinking, I’ve managed to miss out a post! After supper at Pollo Rico on Thursday, at around 3.30 am, Oli realised that he had a large uncooked … Continue reading

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La Braseria

October 14th, 2011 I’ve been working in Poblenou (New Village), the industrial district just outside of central Barcelona. On Friday I had lunch with my friend Adrian, at one of his local bars, La Braseria – a fairly typical Catalan … Continue reading

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Pan con Tomate

August 15th 2011 Pan con Tomate is a very simple, yet extraordinarily delicious way of serving bread with a meal. In Cataluña, where it originates, all meals come with tomato bread (pa amb tomàquet – the Catalan name), instead of plain old … Continue reading

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