Three menus in Barcelona: ‘One For Every Pocket’ (Guest Post)
Barcelona / Barcelona's Best / Catalonia / food / Spain

Three menus in Barcelona: ‘One For Every Pocket’ (Guest Post)

by Alan Ritchie and Daniel Kidd There are hundreds, if not thousands of places in Barcelona to sit down for lunch. Where to start? Some days you may be forced to pack away a bocata in 5 mins and get straight back to work. Or, on occasion, you may have a menú del día and … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Gambas al Ajillo
food / Spain / Spanish food / travel

Guest Post: Gambas al Ajillo

Hello everyone! I’m excited to announce that my blog’s hosting the first-ever guest post. Here’s Annie, an expat in Madrid who writes Gambas & Grits. She did a simple, easy tapas recipe. Seriously, even I could cook this one! Check out her site for lots of great posts about Spanish food.  You can check out my “Insider’s … Continue reading

What to do in Barcelona: Eat Tapas at El Rincón del Cava
Barcelona / food / Guide to Barcelona / Spain / tapas / travel guide

What to do in Barcelona: Eat Tapas at El Rincón del Cava

Tapas aren’t originally from Barcelona, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find good ones in the city! Here’s a bit about one of my favorite tapas bars: El Rincón del Cava.  The name translates to “The Cava Corner”, and they serve super cheap, nice cava. It’s about €4 for a whole bottle or €0.85 for … Continue reading

The Best Way to Celebrate Earth Day Ever
2012 / Barcelona / festival / food / local activities / markets

The Best Way to Celebrate Earth Day Ever

Yesterday afternoon, it was finally sunny after a rainy week so I went out and about. I’d originally intended to go down to the Gothic Quarter to practice taking photos, but I just so happened to pass by the Parc de la Ciutadella first…and found a street fair! At first, it looked like an ordinary … Continue reading

Proven Fact: Spanish Food Won’t Make You Fat!
food / Spain / Spanish food / tapas

Proven Fact: Spanish Food Won’t Make You Fat!

Researchers have officially proven that Spanish fried food doesn’t make you fat! Well, it won’t give you heart problems at least. Check it out here on Jennifer K. Riggins’ blog. If you don’t know what Spanish food is like, here’s Jennifer’s brief overview: “Thin potato slices cooked in woks of oil then encased in egg. Haplessly-formed … Continue reading