For us, the foreigners Spanish food is all about tapas and paella. And one of the first expeditions in search for good food would be to a tapas or paella place. But where to get a real paella experience in the capital of Catalonia? We asked around and here’s a list of recommended places to eat paella in Barcelona. Before we move to the list of paella places, be advised that when
We all love tapas and this great selection of meat, fruit and vegetables available in this Mediterranean country but from time to time we simply miss the taste of home. We’ve all been there. No matter how great the food in Barcelona or wherever we decide to live might be, we will always miss the food you are most used to eating: the food from our country of origin. Sometimes
The Spaniards are pretty strict about their daily meal routine. This is something a foreigner needs to fit into, especially if one doesn’t want to starve. It’s like similar to a train schedule, if you miss one, you’ll need to wait for the following. And sometimes the waiting might be pretty long. The Spanish meals go more or less like this: EL DESAYUNO – breakfast 10:00 am – usually right after
At first sight, Barcelona seems an expensive and complicated city. All the touristic places, must-see museums, and stylish restaurants. Here are some tips & tricks on how to hack Barcelona and make your life easier and… cheaper. TIPS FOR TRANSPORT Bicing to move around If you like riding a bike it’s a perfect way to move around Barcelona. Very efficient, quick and simple. We are amongst the biggest fans of Bicing,
When in Barcelona you probably feel like tasting Mediterranean cuisine. We know just the right place to go to after a long day on the beach: La Paradeta, the best seafood in Barcelona. There are 5 of them in the area: near Sagrada Familia, Sants, El Born, Meridiana avenue and one in Sitges. Find the address here. I wouldn’t call them restaurants, they’re more like sea food stores with a place to sit and eat.
Eating at McDonald’s, Burger King, etc. Starbucks? You’ll find a few of them and only in the city center, designed for tourists I think. None, absolutely no Spaniard I know dines at McDonalds or drinks Caffè Latte with soya milk at Starbucks. It is seen as a lack of knowledge of the local lifestyle and easily defines one as a person from outside of the circle of cultural heritage. Eating
Finally we’ve found it! A few places with the best Italian ice cream in Barcelona! I remember seeing a sign “Italian Ice Cream” a lot but never actually understood what it meant. The ice cream was OK but nothing special. It was only when I went to Italy that I understood what the real meaning of “Gelato Italiano” was. And after that, nothing was the same and no ice cream was good enough anymore. Obviously on arriving
Wanna grab a bite and feel like one of the all-time favorites? Everybody loves a good burger, pizza and when in Spain (or Argentina), empanadas. It’s great to know good fast food restaurants in different parts of Barcelona – you never know where the hunger might get you! Here’s a list of our favorite fast food restaurants in Barcelona. Burgers, pizzas, empanadas and more: Timesburg – burger in Poblenou, Sants and Les Corts Kiosko/Bacoa –