How Much to Budget for Food Per Day in Barcelona

Patatas bravas

Barcelona is a magical city full of amazing places to eat, but it has a reputation for being a little pricey.  So, what is the cost of food per day in Barcelona? We’ll give you some insight into that question along with some recommendations for great value food in Barcelona.  Breakfast In Barcelona breakfast is […]

Cozy Up at These 6 Spots for Afternoon Tea in Barcelona

Cup of tea with milk on a table

While not the first beverage that comes to mind when you think of this beachside city, tea rooms in Barcelona are more popular than ever.  Furthermore, with blocks and boulevards lined with thousands of restaurants and bars, it can be a daunting task to choose! Take our advice and check out some of these can’t-miss […]

Navigating the Natural Wine Scene in Barcelona

Can Cisa wine bar in Barcelona

Looking to make your diet more organic? Why not choose one of Barcelona’s natural wines to wind down with after a hard day’s work at the office?  Catalonia is fast-becoming Spain’s number one producer of natural wine, and is now home to some of the most famous natural wineries in Europe thanks to the growing […]

8 Unmissable Lunch Spots in Barcelona

Quimet i Quimet is one of the most delicious places to try. Especially if you're trying to find where to eat in Poble Sec

Lunch in Barcelona, when done right, can be both very affordable and of tremendous quality. Here in Spain, lunch is the main meal of the day, so many restaurants offer a “menú del día”—a fixed-price lunch deal that usually includes a primero (first course), a segundo (second course) and postre (dessert) and is typically cheaper […]

5 Ways to Enjoy Eating Alone in Barcelona

Tapa of patatas bravas at Bodega La Palma in Barcelona

Catalans are social people, and food is often the central part of special occasions and random family gatherings.  So the thought of eating alone in Barcelona, which is famous for shared plates, can be scary. But if you think about it, eating alone is one of the best ways to focus solely and deeply on […]

Barcelona in March 2020: 5 Can’t-Miss Activities & Events

If you're visiting Barcelona in March, mark your calendar for the iconic Sant Josep Oriol festival, where the city's famous giants make an appearance!

This blog post was originally posted on February 9, 2015 and was updated on February 4, 2020. Spring is just around the corner, and endless events coupled with plenty of sunshine make Barcelona the place to be in March. Our agenda this month is packed with everything from authentic Catalan festivals to classic car rallies […]

Our Top Picks for the Best Hot Chocolate in Barcelona

Swiss hot chocolate at La Nena in Barcelona

Nothing beats winding down during the winter months with a decadently delicious hot chocolate.  When you think of Barcelona, you think of sun, sea and sangria (though whether or not we actually drink it here is a different story!) Yet during the winter months, the city is home to some of the best hot chocolate […]

Food with Memory: A Jewish Culinary Feast at Toldot Barcelona

Sharing a traditional Jewish meal

Monica and Eva tell stories through their food.  Monica grew up in a Syrian-Jewish family in Mexico. Eva was born in Australia into a Jewish family with Irish and Polish background. Together they are the heart and soul of Toldot Barcelona, an institution that promotes Jewish heritage through food.  Through Toldot, Monica and Eva offer […]