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It can all be a little overwhelming, the city may not be huge but the culture, activities, events, eateries etc. is vast. So we have taken it upon ourselves to amalgamate our local 12 years experience in the city via our blog. Whether you are planning on coming over for the festivals, want to find out vegan eats or general insider information, we will keep you in the loop.

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Idò D.O. Balear – A taste of the Balearic Islands


Ido DO Balear
Carrer Viladomat 43

If you have a soft spot for savory panadas, ensaïmadas (from Mallorca) and other goodies from the Balearic islands, you will be pleased to hear about new deli/cafe/bakery Idò D.O. Balear. Either grab a quick bite to take, take a seat inside or stock up on deli items for you to prepare delicious dishes at home.

Set up by three women, Idò originated from the strong desire to bring back that element of grandma’s traditional cooking. The combination of talents among the owners, graphic designer, publisher and architect resonates throughout the space, with the plywood beams, tiled floor, and general use of space. It is the simplicity balanced with strong aesthetics that gives the space a real presence in Sant Antoni. Even the logo of Idò D.O. Balear has a lovely typography that makes you want to go to the blue sea of the Balearic islands. We quite like the benches at the front for you to relax and hear the hustle and bustle of the neighboring street, then there is of course the selection of sausages hanging behind the counter. We intend to go back for the tasty Mahón cheese from Menorca. Definitely worth visiting if you want a taste of the Balearic islands.

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[…] don’t know, people tend to be partial for a sizzling sausage too. We recently wrote about Idò DO Balear, where you can buy succulent types from the Balearic islands and sausages are also popular during […]

January 22nd, 2014 at 16:15, posted by Butifarring – new place in Barcelona for gourmet sandwiches

[…] Antoni continues to be the place to hang out. Federal Cafe, Taranna, Cometa and Ido DO Balear are just some of the reasons why people head over to this part of town. Els Sortidors del Parlament […]

May 22nd, 2014 at 14:59, posted by Authentic tapas at Els Sortidors dels Parlament

[…] Gourmet for those that want to explore Catalan and Portuguese wines and delicacies, Idó Do Balear when we need a taste of the Balearic islands. Taranna, Federal and Cometa are great breakfast […]

November 2nd, 2014 at 8:00, posted by Sant Antoni

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