Tag Archives: salt cod

Bacalao a la Llauna

On my last visit to Barcelona, I went to the Boqueria to buy some bacalao from the Brandada Lady. They are almost exclusively ladies in the fish part of the market – perhaps in the old days the husbands caught … Continue reading

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Le Cinquante Huit

In spite of staying out nearly all night, I woke up feeling reasonably good this morning, which is just as well since I had to go to Poblenou to do a little consultation. Nookie was also working in Poblenou today, … 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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Vico

August 25th, 2015 On Tuesday evening, Camilla took me to the soft opening of Vico, a new restaurant from Bocca di Lupo owners, Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo. Vico stands on the corner of Cambridge Circus, opposite the Palace Theatre. … Continue reading

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Bar Victoria (revisitado)

August 15th, 2013 I got up early and set off for Barcelona with friends for a weekend of eating and drinking and a strong desire to revisit La Festa de Gràcia, a spectacular street festival that I haven’t seen in 21 … 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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El Atril

December 9th, 2012 El Atril is located in El Born, near the church of Santa Maria del Mar – it has tables outside in the square and cars don’t generally drive down this street anymore. I’ve had drinks and snacks … Continue reading

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