Tag Archives: Manchego

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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Virreina Bar

April 19th 2011 We were up at the Eat Meat Gallery in Gràcia today and being a bit pushed for time went for for a quick lunch at Virreina Bar. The bar is situated in Plaça Virreina, a quiet square … Continue reading

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Frank’s Bar

November 23rd, 2011 Another mission complete, collection of a lighting diffuser from Oli’s friend Claes, we thought another drink was in order… Frank’s Bar, the short name for La Bodega d’en Frank Peterssein (named after a previous owner), is a fantastic … Continue reading

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Moro

February 4th, 2011 On Friday I had lunch at Moro, with some very good friends. Moro has been around for about 14 years and won the Observer Best Restaurant Award in 2009. Understandably, we had to book about 2 months … Continue reading

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Café España

January 24th, 2011 Café España is a small, Spanish restaurant in the heart of Soho. I read a good review in Time Out, about ten years ago and have been going there regularly ever since. I met Oli and Tony … Continue reading

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