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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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27/05/2013

Cute coffee spot – Molika Cafe

If you like good coffee teamed with rustic Nordic interiors and charm, you will love the cute coffee spot Molika cafe. Situated on Carrer de Casp, it is neatly tucked away from the elegant Passeig de Gracia boulevard. Lets face it, coffee is that little cup of something special that you look forward to in the morning, so that said it is nice to relax in a cosy environment.

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05/05/2013

Eyescream and Friends Barcelona

We recently visited Eyescream and Friends in Barceloneta, an ice cream parlor dedicated to a a different style of ice cream – Taiwanese shaved ice made with Italian gelato.

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21/03/2013

Sweet sensations in Barcelona this easter

If you are a lover of chocolate and the thing you look forward to the most is a Lindt or gourmet easter egg, this post is for you. When I first moved to Barcelona I remember going to supermarkets on the hunt for some chocolate Easter treats and coming back home rather disappointed. The selection was beyond boring, but I soon realised that this was because locals buy their treats from a pastisseria.

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04/03/2013

Argentinian amor at restaurant Morelia

This Argentinian joint not only oozes sophistication but has impeccable customer service and a lively and fun atmosphere. Set in the Born district, it makes a great hub for those wanting to hang out afterwards with a plethora of bars surrounding the restaurant. The menu, although simple, has a variety of dishes that are delicious and well presented.

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13/02/2013

Eat delicious calçots this spring

A calçot is a large green vegetable that belongs to the onion family, it looks somewhat like a leek and is not to be messed with during the Spring season here in Catalunya. Typically eaten with a romesco sauce (olive oil, hazel nuts, pine nuts, nora peppers, roasted garlic and roasted tomatoes), they are simply delicious – if you love your veg of course.

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24/01/2013

Culinary concept EatWith in Barcelona

Consider yourself a good cook? Would love to entertain and get paid? Or perhaps you just love to eat out and meet different people. If so, we think you will be impressed with culinary concept EatWith, a dining experience that allows people to connect with the locals.

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16/01/2013

Lowdown on the churro

Churros are those crunchy simple sweet treats made from flour, water and salt that simply taste delicious. Now, much has been said about the churro when you look at it’s origin. Mexicans, will refer to it as their donut, whilst other countries claim it as their own. Regardless of what country it comes from, it is a naughty and tasty treat that shouldn’t be passed up whilst in Barcelona.

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20/12/2012

Llamber Taberna Gastronómica – a culinary delight

Upon entering Llamber Taberna Gastronómica, a new restaurant on Carrer Fusina, you know that you are somewhere special. The break out area with tables and stools, ideal for a quick bite or just for drinks, is adjacent to the window that looks out on to the soon to be finished market.

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Escudella

18/12/2012

What to expect on your plate this Christmas

If you are in Barcelona for Christmas and are curious to know what you can expect to eat during this season, we have taken the time to give you the mini low-down on what you can expect to see on your plate.

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13/12/2012

Gift Guide – Delicatessen del Mediterraneo

If you love natural products or are penchant to an olive, a visit to Olive Delicatessen del Mediterraneo is a must. Noted, it is a mouthful to say, but this little gem that sells the Mediterranean’s staple olive in all different products is located between El Born and La Barceloneta with high quality offerings.

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