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Banys La Gavina

Last weekend some friends came to stay and on Saturday night (after another lunch at Domèstic) we went to watch the Catalan Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band, Willy and the Poorboys. Someone spiked our drinks with alcohol, so on Sunday … Continue reading

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La Cerveseria

I cycled up to Gràcia (once a village in it’s own right, but now a suburb of Barcelona) today, in search of Mercat de l’Abaceria, the oldest market in the barrio, but sadly it was closed. It’s possible that it’s … Continue reading

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Cantoni del Poble 9

I woke up feeling remarkably good (it must have been the warm Catalan sunshine streaming through the window) and called Nookie to arrange lunch in Poblenou. We had nowhere specific in mind, so walked to the Rambla de Poblenou (a … Continue reading

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Hotel Restaurant La Ciudadela  

November 30th, 2015 I met Nookie for lunch at the Hotel Restaurant La Ciudadela, a modern hotel next to the Arc de Triomf and just above Parc de la Cuitadella (one of Barcelona’s greenest open spaces). The weather was beautiful, … Continue reading

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Restaurante Victoria (revisited)

April 21st, 2012 It’s the day of the All i Oli Expo but we had to make a little detour to the Italian deli (C/ de Bonsuccés, 08001) for truffle oil and yet one more visit to the Bouqueria for offal, … Continue reading

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Antojo…

April 18th, 2012 We went out of Ciutat Vella (the old city) and into Eixample (the newer area of Barcelona built on a grid, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and connecting the older towns of Sants, Gracia, etc.) today, … Continue reading

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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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