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Bouzu, okonomygod

I’m claiming this izakaya for the Raval, given that we have no other Japanese restaurants to speak of…

Your Daily Dosa

You talk to people when you’re combing the Comtal for its best curries or hustling up restaurants for…

Coocció {Suscriptor}

Una incubadora gastronòmica on impulsen i recolzen nous projectes. Una cuina totalment equipada que es lloga per hores,…

El Joanic fronterizo

Según dice la leyenda, hay una zona limítrofe entre Gràcia y Guinardó que actúa de frontera natural. En…

Vietnamese | King Kong

King Kong coming to Barcelona, and no, that’s not a typographical error. Alexandra Ferrand, hailing from Montpellier, and…

Espai EGG {Suscriptor}

Elaborar, colaborar, compartir, celebrar. En el corazón del Raval este espacio rezuma vitalidad: un café con comida riquísima,…

Aguaribay {Suscriptor}

Aguaribay presenta una carta vegetariana que incluye opciones veganas y sin gluten. Sus platos tienen influencias gastronómicas de…

Nave de Sake

All of the circumstance, none of the pomp I find myself taking a goods lift up into a…

Dos Pebrots

My request for a press lunch is approved at Dos Pebrots (in Catalan two peppers represent the crown…

NaparBCN {Suscriptor}

“Si vamos a hacer nuestra propia comida… ¿Porque no hacer nuestra propia cerveza?”. Y así empezó todo. Y…

Tabernas Gallegas

Here’s a shortlist from left field. It turns out that just past the tres chimeneas (de Besòs) and…

Teddy’s

Suckers for the written word should take Teddy’s marketing copy with a grain of salt. When they mention…

Obsessions

We have to understand why Barcelona didn’t do more to protect its older mom-and-pop shops from the ley…

La Volàtil

La Volàtil can seem aloof. A natural wine bar with fancy bravas? Hmmm… For mere mortal wine drinkers…

Restaurante: Sur

You’ll have noticed there is a lot of eco, organic, vegetarian, flexitarian, local, cold-pressed and producte de proximitat…

Coocció

Coocció, being the professionals they are, have summarized their space as follows: un espacio polivalente dotado de una…

Restaurante: Yatai

A yatai (屋台) is a small Japanese street cart where ramen and other hot dishes are commonly served….

Restaurante: Fenicia

What a surprise! A Barcelona winter day, mid-morning, we pass Plaça d’Osca heading towards Passeig de Sant Antoni,…

Colmado Gràcia

Colmado Gràcia is on the worst street in the known universe, but so is Quinoa, and Quinoa kicks…

Nut Gastrobar

You read this because it’s the bit written in English. You pick up this newspaper because it looks…

Restaurante: Mont Bar

Mont Bar, the modern-yet-somehow-typical Spanish bar gets the golden gastro globe. The small, corner locale sports a mix…

Arco Iris Vegetarian Restaurant Barcelona

Arco Iris

We cross Diagonal towards a cluster of people waiting outside Arc Iris. Inside, a clean-shaven man with snow-white…

Bodega La General

Curious fate found Gorka and Edgar hustling tapas together in the classic Bodega La Palma. They got along….

Brew Pub Le Sec

And just when you thought you’d seen it all in Barcelona’s rocket ship craft beer bubble bonanza, along…

Restaurante: Hummus

There’s an excellent platform called TopMenus, dedicated “els millors menus de Barcelona”. In their manifesto they’ve written, “La…

Sofrito Bar Barcelona Poble Sec

Sofrito Bar {suscriptor}

¡Como el mítico disco de Mongo Santamaría, Sofrito viene de una imaginativa fusión de ingredientes! …Combinando sonidos y…

Chapultepec {CAS}

Click here to read in english. Cuando Itzli cerró en El Born (Itzli Barceloneta todavía sigue funcionando), lo…

El Changarrito {CAS}

Click here to read in english. El Comidista no podía con el slogan “alta cocina casera”. Pero aparte…

Lam

It happened again! Walking to one restaurant, we end up in another. Heading towards the intended destination, we…

La Taqueria {CAS}

Click here to read in english. ¡Al fin tenemos una taquería de verdad! No un restaurante, pero sí…

Bismad

You fancy foodies surely have your go-to Indian (or Pakistani) restaurant, and that’s fine. I’m happy for you….

Koku Kitchen

Mark and Ross, Irish the both of ‘em, worked together in a Japanese restaurant in Dublin before Ireland…

Café Manila

Fede and Alex set out to make a great gin & tonic in their bar Ultramarinos on calle…

Bar restaurante Gelida

Being guiri (sadly), bares clásicos are like portals into a different Barcelona, a Barcelona without me, before “mine”…

Flax & Kale {CAS}

Click here to read in english. Si las tendencias y las burbujas te descontentan, quizá quieras abrocharte el…

Leka

Disney is full of shit, because the happiest place on earth is Leka. Having delivered newspapers to this…

Bomi

Proof this is the “best-kept secret in Poble Sec” is that the first thing to pop up when…

Ben Plantat

A trip to Barceloneta causes some people to talk loads of shite à la “Barceloneta, you’re dead to…

Gopal {CAS}

Click here to read in english. ¿No eres vegano? ¿Te encanta la hamburguesa? ¿Ex-carnívoro transformado en vegano? ¿Todavía…

d’Aquí {CAS}

Click here to read in english. Cécile buscó un espacio a través del cual pudiera ver y lo…