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Can Ramonet

I went for a posh lunch today, with Oli in Barceloneta. It was raining, but for once the weather forecast was right and by the time we arrived (we’d normally walk, but a bus was more appropriate in rain) it … Continue reading

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Romesco – October 2016

Back again in Barcelona, for a Catalan wedding, I had to go to Romesco, my favourite  nighttime restaurant. This place is literally, as cheap as chips, but very good with it. I have been coming here since 1991 and almost … Continue reading

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Quinua

Today we had lunch at Quinua with Adrian in Poblenou. Quinua is Spanish for Quinoa, the popular gluten free grain which is grown in the Andes. They describe their food as traditional and fusion. The restaurant is just off the … Continue reading

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El Setanta-Vuit

December 1st, 2015 I had to do some work for Adrian today, over in Poblenou (New Village) – this was once a village outside of Barcelona, which became the industrial zone (full of factories) during the Nineteenth Century. Since the … 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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Vi Novell 2015

November 26th, 2015 Since November 1994, Vila Viniteca has organised an annual festival of young wine in Barrio del Born, Barcelona. This year they present the new 2014 vintage from more than 30 prestigious Spanish vineyards, accompanied by tapas and … Continue reading

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Patates amb Allioli

August 14th, 2014 A small hake fillet and a couple of haddock fillets landed in my lap (very cheaply) today. Hake always makes me think of allioli – both are very popular in Barcelona and seem to go hand in hand. Allioli … Continue reading

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