Tag Archives: tapas

Croqueta y Presumida

After lunch I walked up the road with Nookie – we hadn’t gone far before she dragged me into a little side street to look at a new croqueta shop, Croqueta y Presumida. For the uninitiated, a Spanish croqueta is … Continue reading

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Barrafina

January 22nd, 2015 On Tuesday Sue invited me to lunch at Barrafina (Adelaide Street) and having read a glowing review by Fay Maschler, I didn’t need to be asked twice. Just a glance at the menu prompted a comment of, … Continue reading

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De Tapes Per Barcelona

October 2nd, 2013 One would think that after our blow out feast at Fogó we would have had enough food for one day! Me too, but today happened to be the launch of De Tapes Per Barcelona and by 9 … Continue reading

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Xiringuito Aigua

August 15th, 2013 After a cup of Barry’s Gold Blend and an hour sitting down, we went off to eat (again) at a little restaurant hut, Xiringuito Aigua, in the Jardins Príncep de Girona. The gardens are a former cavalry barracks … Continue reading

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Sésamo

November 23rd, 2011 Sésamo Bar y Comida sin Bestias, is an organic, vegetarian restaurant in El Raval, just next to Sant Antoni Metro. Sésamo translates as sesame, and comida sin bestias, means food without beasts. The food is so good, that even … Continue reading

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Iposa

November 23rd, 2011 I arrived in Barcelona on Wednesday to help Oli with his Homage to Cataluña shoot on Saturday. The weather was amazing – 20º C and almost December! I took off a layer of winter clothing and the … Continue reading

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Cala del Vermut

October 15th, 2011 We went for an aperitif before lunch on Saturday, to the Vermut Bar. On Carrer de les Magdalanes there are three Vermut (vermouth) bars, all run by the same people. Vermouth could be described as a fortified … Continue reading

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