Restaurants have always been the traditional way of enjoying other people’s cuisine. But maybe they’re becoming a thing of the past. Food is becoming more and more mobile, whether it’s delivery services, a pop-up, or food trucks. What interests us today is the later- the idea of temporary food. It creates an immediate novelty- after all, you might be eating something somewhere that might never exist again. Food trucks and pop-up can be elusive, adding an element of fun, too. (more…)
Pizza is an ancient tradition- truly it is. The first ever recorded instance of the word pizza came from the tenth century, which means it has been around for over a thousand years. The modern incarnation of pizza, that ooey gooey cheesy deliciousness we all love, was born in Naples far more recently. Still, it has managed to spread around the world, finding success wherever it is sold. In North America, it has reached staggering popularity, available everywhere, even common in the frozen form. Here in Barcelona, there is one chain of restaurants that seems to have figured out pizza better than the rest. (more…)
It is undisputable that eating out is a big part of Spanish culture. Perhaps it’s a part of your social network, or maybe sometimes you just can’t be bothered to eat what’s in your fridge. Or maybe you’re just visiting Barcelona, and don’t want to break the bank. However, going out often can quickly get expensive, so today we are going to be looking at the best meals in Barcelona for 5 euros or less.
People are always looking for the newest trend in food, but what if we add business? Recently, a new idea has emerged: the shared space concept store. What does it mean? No longer are places of food pidgeon-holed into a single idea. A bar is no longer just a bar, a cafe just a cafe, or a restaurant just a restaurant. The most innovative and creative spaces always have something else, an element of added value and interest. This makes each one unique and too good to miss. (more…)
Vegan- just the word might earn a few eye rolls, but it is undeniable that this lifestyle is becoming more and more popular. Because it is a lifestyle, where people commit to not using any animal product or by-product for food, clothing, or anything else. Which you can imagine is fairly difficult, even if you just look at the food aspect. (more…)
As delicious as food is on the plate, there is a lot that goes into the dish before it finds itself on your table. The food industry is a massive organism, with many businesses and organizations that you might not have even thought of. Today, we are looking at three Barcelona pre-table food
Each part of the world comes with it’s own unique flavours and distinct cuisine. It doesn’t matter where you are from, you probably think your country’s cuisine is the best. However, in the era of globalization, a new trend has emerged: fusion food. Fusion is the beautiful practice of traditional Read more…
There is no better way to get to know a city and its culture than to taste the food it has to offer. In a city like Barcelona where there is a cafe, restaurant, and tapas bar on each block, choosing the right place to go can be difficult. You can spend hours combing through internet reviews and friend recommendations, or you can sign up for a food tour
Healthy and tasty, tea has been around for thousands of years. For good reason too, since it can be consumed hot or cold, with or without caffeine, and with just about any garnish you want. Maybe you like a strong black tea with a couple of healthy scoops of sugar in the morning to get you through the day, or perhaps a refreshingly fruity iced tea in the afternoon in the heat of summer, or even a little evening brew with a splash of liqueur.
Ice cream. Gelato. Soft serve. It doesn’t matter what you call it, there is only one way to get through summer, especially one as hot as the one here in Barcelona, and it is through the sugary sweetness of frozen goodness. Today, we are looking at the best Barcelona has to offer.