Raval

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Raval Canalla

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Ciutat podrida, ens portes la nit i la por, ara que ets adormida, els carrers són plens de foc. Vull sortir d’aquest infern on els crits dels perduts s’obliden quan…

Dos Pebrots

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My request for a press lunch is approved at Dos Pebrots (in Catalan two peppers represent the crown jewels, so to speak) and I excitedly roll up and meet my…

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Teddy’s

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Suckers for the written word should take Teddy’s marketing copy with a grain of salt. When they mention being Barcelona’s first Lebanese saj spot, you’re already excited. They then tickle…

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Ajo Bike {Suscriptor}

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Te metes por el Raval y te pierdes. Callejeas. Vamos, lo que se viene llamando “ravalear”. Ilusos, creíamos que conocíamos el Raval como la palma de nuestra propia mano, pero…

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Restaurante: Trópico

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Let’s face it people, the food at the North Pole is shit. The South Pole isn’t much better (krill aside). And the other Poles aren’t exactly the gods’ gift to…

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Trópico {Suscriptor}

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¿Buscas una aventura llena de sabores nuevos? ¿Qué tal una, sin tener que comprar un billete de avión o hacer las maletas, y solo preocuparse por disfrutar. Yuca frita crocante…

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Restaurante: Eat Caribbean

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We first visited Funky Chicken years ago. It was early on in Barcelona’s clandestine restaurant scene, long before Eat With made the infrastructure so much easier (and more visible). The…

Flax & Kale {CAS}

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Click here to read in english. Si las tendencias y las burbujas te descontentan, quizá quieras abrocharte el cinturón de seguridad y poner tu bandeja en posición vertical antes de…

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Carretes 47

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The Hood // El Raval. The Good // This 300 m2 warehouse, which didn’t really have a roof when its architect founders moved in, has 12 of its 24 co-working…

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Flax & Kale {ENG}

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Click aquí para leer en castellano. If trends and bubbles discomfit you, you may want to buckle your safety belt and put your tray table into its upright and locked…

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Manchester Bar

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Pick your poison, Raval or Gótico, both Manchesters are golden oldies. As one reviewer writes, “Qué manía tenemos de meternos en locales pequeños, oscuros, con asientos incómodos y calurosos como…

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Robadors 23

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Robadors 23 is like home, albeit a dark stone tunnel of a home full of strangers. You and your date will be able to relax, listen to good music, get…

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Guixot

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“We should leave now to get there before it’s completely packed,” was commonly uttered back in the day when this paper team was based in Raval. Guixot was a go-to….

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La calle Robador de antes

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Decía Paul Elouard que, aunque le tocó vivir dos guerras mundiales, lo fundamental en su educación fueron los años de la infancia. He tenido la suerte de no verme involucrado…

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Fatbottom Books

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Fatbottom… after lurking in the shadowy straightaways of Poble Sec for a long time, like the anti-heroes they hock in self-published zines, these hawkers of the self-published have moved in…

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Teatre Llantiol

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Thanks to monthly subscriptions to Cosmopolitan and FHM, we know that making your “other half” laugh is about 90% of the game. If you’re not funny, you have two options:…

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Grey Street

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Grey Street, Raval. Hidden in the heart of Raval you will find Grey Street a gift shop with a little bit of everything from stationery and local artwork to vintage…

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Caravelle {suscriptor}

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When a menú del día is too much, you’re tired of the Mediterranean cuisine, and you lack the ganas to roll the dice on the sketchy looking joint up the…

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Veganoteca

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Did you know someone has been putting milk proteins into your condoms? Oliver does. He sells vegan condoms. So if you’re lactose intolerant and schtupping with mainstream jimmy hats then…

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Second-Hand Special

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Über den Wolken (C/ Valldonzella, 43 | Raval) is somehow reminiscent of the old Barcelona you might love a smidge more than the new one. Julia aus München moved to…

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Club Cronopios

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Según Cortázar, “cuando los cronopios cantan sus canciones preferidas, se entusiasman de tal manera que con frecuencia se dejan atropellar por camiones y ciclistas, se caen por la ventana y…

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Never More

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From its inception as a bar, Nevermore has been as much an inspiration in upcycling truly local trastos and other junk-cum-gold as it is a place to go and have…

Blood becomes ink

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octubre de 2013, calle Aurora, Raval – El empresario Juan Andrés Benítez fallece en el hospital tras ser reducido por los Mossos d’Esquadra. Pero el incidiente no caerá en el…

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Betty Fords {Suscriptor}

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Betty Fords, Raval, Barcelona. Good, bueno, tasty, comfortable. Cosas así. Amable? Sofa & bar stools, gin tonic, oh yeah! They’re there. Tot bé! Dirección: C/ Joaquin Costa 56, 08001, Barcelona…

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Manchester Bar

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    Manchester Bar: Great tunes from the 80’s and 90’s. From Joy Division to Placebo to The Smiths, all the way through to the Happy Mondays, they have it…

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Teresa Carles {brunch}

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¿Vegetariano? Sí, gracias • Teresa Carles es una propuesta vegetariana. Brunch saludable y sabroso para los que quieran probar una propuesta diferente, con zumos 100% naturales, platos hechos a base…

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Nevermind

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    ¿Qué deberían saber tus clientes de tu negocio? Que hay Happy Hour todos los días hasta las 22:00 con birras a 1€, cubatas y cocktails a 3,5€ cocktails…

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Miscelanea {Suscriptor}

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Galería de arte, tienda de obra gráfica, bar y sala de eventos. Todo en uno desde el Raval. MISCELANEA es un espacio artístico multidisciplinar que tiene como finalidad difundir y…

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Fantastik Bazar {suscriptor}

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Fantastik Bazar, Raval, Barcelona. Productos insólitos, curiosos y auténticos seleccionados de países como India, México, China, Japón o Polonia. En Fantastik encontrarás una increíble selección de productos insólitos, curiosos y…

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The Green Farmer

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Rafa and Antonio, farmers-cum-organic-shop-owners, had a snail problem that found them in their fields for two to three hours a night with lanterns picking the little feckers off their plants….

Na Mindona

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This is a love story. Xisca loves Dionis. Dionis loves Xisca. He also loves to cook. They both love home (Mallorca). Xisca comes to Barcelona for a sign language course….