Navigating a Catalan Menu: Catalan Food Vocabulary & Tips

Bocata sandwiches and sparkling cava: a traditional Catalan breakfast

Forget everything you learned in your high school Spanish class. Here in Barcelona, it’s all about Catalan. Sure, many people regularly speak Castilian Spanish here in Barcelona. But pride in the local language runs deep in Catalonia, and making an effort to speak a little bit of Catalan will immediately make the locals smile. It […]

How to Eat Like a Local in Barcelona

Learn to eat like a local in Barcelona with our top tips and the best traditional Catalan restaurants in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on June 22, 2016, and was updated on October 3, 2017. Tasty aperitifs, long lunches, late dinners—there is so much to love about eating in Barcelona. One of the joys of traveling is experiencing all of the fabulous food on offer. But it’s one thing going out and trying […]