65 Small Businesses in Barcelona You Can Support Right Now

Staff of Bodega La Palma in Barcelona

It’s hard to believe that in 2019, Barcelona was suffering a completely different tourism-related crisis: we had too many visitors. Overtourism was a hot topic in Barcelona in recent years, and visiting the city in a responsible way had never been more important. But now, like many cities in Europe, Barcelona hasn’t been immune to […]

The Only Cava Sangria Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Glass of cava sangria with strawberries

This blog post was originally posted on May 13, 2015 and was updated on September 8, 2020. Using cava rather than the traditional red wine for sangria is a twist on this classic recipe that you didn’t know you needed. Sangria is one of the most sought-after drinks among visitors to Spain. But what many […]

Mama Carmen’s Fideuà Recipe

Join in on one of the many cool walking tours in Barcelona and discover some of the famous local spots to enjoy the city at its best!

This blog post was originally posted on March 9, 2016, and was updated on September 8, 2020. Everyone’s heard of paella—but what about its noodle-based cousin, fideuà? Try making it yourself with this fideuà recipe. This recipe comes from one of our favorite people in Barcelona: Mama Carmen, whose small seaside restaurant Cal Papi was a […]

Pa Amb Tomàquet Recipe (Catalan Tomato Bread)

Our vegetarian food tours in Barcelona include many meatless options so guests who do not consume meat products can enjoy the best Spanish flavors. Get this and many more tips in our complete vegan and vegetarian guide to Barcelona!

When you’re in Barcelona, you should be prepared to eat a lot of tomato and bread. You’ll get served pa amb tomàquet so often you might think someone is playing a joke on you. It’s eaten for breakfast, served as an appetizer at lunch or dinner, and plated up in Catalan homes throughout the country. […]

How Much to Budget for Food Per Day in Barcelona

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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 […]