Category Archives: Food and Drink

GRATIS IN BARCELONA!… The Oktoberfest

In true German style the Oktoberfest is coming to Barcelona. From October 4th to October 13, with more than 3000m2 of marquees, hundreds of tables and chairs and thousands of liters of beer in jars we will enjoy the spirit … Continue reading

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CAFE ZURICH…

Do we meet in the Zurich? Surely all Barceloneses have asked this to a friend. The coffeeshop Zurich, with over 140 years old and located in the heart of the city, the Plaça de Catalunya, is the quintessential coffeeshop of the … Continue reading

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EL TURRÓN: a sweet way to enjoy the Christmas holiday

The nougat, the typical dessert of Christmas and New Year, is a candy introduced by the Arabs. The story goes that the Arabs were seeking a nutritious food that could be maintained in good condition for long periods, with the … Continue reading

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SPANISH’S TAPAS: a good way to enjoy the food

  Maybe the most typical dish of Spain and the favorite activity of the Spanish people is “ir de tapas” or “tapeo”. Tapeo means go from bar to bar consuming a drink and a tapa in each of them. Literally … Continue reading

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ROUTE OF MODERNISM: Casa Almirall

The 150 years of history of this bar, situated in the heart of the Raval, converts it to one of the must-see places of the modernistic Barcelona. The intimate ambiance allows for a romantic face-to-face but also invites groups of … Continue reading

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Hard Rock Café Barcelona

Visit the Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona, close to the famous La Rambla and see such memorabilia as: A snakeskin jacket worn by Keith Richards, Glen Matlock’s Fender Precision 4-string bass guitar used by The Sex Pistols, Keith Richards’ custom Newman … Continue reading

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ORXATA OF XUFA: the quintessential summer drink

The horchata (in Català: Orxata of Xufa) is a refreshing drink, prepared with water, sugar and groundnuts. The groundnuts are small underground tubers shaped knots that come from the roots of the sedge countersunk called for the shape of its … Continue reading

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