Going Vegetarian in Tapas-Happy Barcelona By SETH KUGEL

Seth Kugel The escalivada, a Catalonian specialty that’s vegetarian friendly, at Sésamo. I’m not a vegetarian, but I play one in this column. Shortly after landing in Barcelona earlier this month, I met… Sigue leyendo

Black and White

Originalmente publicado en feast of the goat:
Its hard to imagine someone more culturally important to the twentieth century than Pablo Picasso. He lived from 1881 to 1973, the man saw it all.…

The Gargoyle Watch

Originalmente publicado en A Certain Slant of Light Photography:
The narrow alleys of the Barri Gothic are a fascinating place to get lost in, provided you have plenty of time. Unexpected details, like…

The Beautiful Balcony

Originalmente publicado en Things I See:
One can’t help but admire the beautiful decor adorning this wall. This was on one of the buildings along La Rambla in Barcelona.

Photo Friday


Head to Las Ramblas of Barcelona to experience its vitality and non-stop entertainment.


NOVEMBER 1, 2013 Casa Milà, Barcelona Photograph by Gunnar Knechtel, laif/Redux The fantastical roof of Casa Milà adds another dimension to the Antoni Gaudí-designed apartment block—now open to the public as an exhibition… Sigue leyendo

Christmas in Barcelona

Stefano Buonamici for The New York Times The galet is a macaroni commonly found in broth at Christmas. Big plastic versions appear on Barcelona streets. More Photos » Like so many things in… Sigue leyendo

Bistronomy in Barcelona. Creative plates of contemporary catalan cuisine at a good price

TINY white flowers dot the tuna tartare at the austere Gresca restaurant. At first you think they are just garnish, a bright, pretty contrast to the ruby heap of diced fish. Then you… Sigue leyendo


Movies and books to capture the essence of Barcelona and get you in the mood for travel Movies Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008) Two women with starkly contrasting personalities travel to Barcelona for the summer, only to… Sigue leyendo


Our morning Boqueria market tour and cooking class is must do while visiting Barcelona. The guided tour teaches you about the market, it’s vendors and the produce. You will also select ingredients to… Sigue leyendo