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Archive 2010

Carrer de la Palla is a glorious mix of old-fashioned shops, antique dealers and little boutiques more

IN THE CITY

Pared-down design and all-day appeal make this Barcelona café a winner for Tara Stevens more

EATING AND DRINKING

Tara Stevens cooks up a festive stew to warm you up on those cold winter days more

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In this new column, economist Edward Hugh guides us through the current economic climate in Catalunya more

FEATURES

Genevieve McCarthy

Photo by Tara Stevens

Tara Stevens meets up with Genevieve for a hearty lunch at Embat more

EATING AND DRINKING

Susie Hunt - Dog Listener

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Nicola Thornton speaks to Susie Hunt about her vocation as a dog listener more

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Local eggs

Photo by Sara Blaylock

Sara Blaylock lives as a locavore for a week to see just how hard it is to do in Barcelona more

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The story of a young Catalan whose acts of bravery would help convict key SS officers in the Nuremberg Trials more

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Pessebre

Photo by Lee Woolcock

They are a common feature of the Catalan Christmas but what is the history behind the traditional 'pessebre' and who makes them? more

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Mitred Parakeet

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Look up this month and you might see some Mitred parakeets more

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From the archive: We look at lending a hand in Barcelona more

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Just a stone's throw from La Rambla, Carrer dels Tallers is the place to go for vintage clothes, records and goths more

, IN THE CITY

Tintorería Dontell

Photo by Patricia Esteve

A Barcelona gimmick restaurant yes, but one which doesn’t let the food take second place more

EATING AND DRINKING

Rafel Bagot

Photo by Lee Woolcock

TV sports journalist - presenter, Catalan, 39 more

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Fresh Puffballs

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

November in Collserola welcomes in mushroom season more

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The story of the Catalan communist who murdered Leon Trotsky more

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Joan Laporta

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Nicola Thornton interviews Joan Laporta. They discuss the formation and goals of his Solidaritat Catalana party and his time as Barça manager more

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Lillian Ortega

Photo by Patricia Esteve

Tara Stevens has a lunch date with some of the city’s most dedicated foodies, this month: Lillian Ortega, creator of www.comerconlila.com more

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It’s mushroom season and there are plenty of places to head if you want to pick your own more

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A warm salad idea from Casa Delfin owner, Kate Preston, by way of Tara Stevens more

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