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November 2011

November 2011

Forget those ubiquitous cheap Chinese buffets—this Barcelona restaurant is one serving up authentic Shanghai dishes more

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Mató de Montserrat

Photo by Tashoma Lemard

For all you cheese-lovers out there, here are five of our very best recommendations in Barcelona more

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Vespa

Photo by Jasna Boudard

Ever since Audrey Hepburn hitched a ride on Gregory Peck’s Vespa in the Fifties, these vintage two-wheelers have been a cult vehicle not least amongst fans in Barcelona more

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Carrer Marlet

Photo by Mónica Navarro

Once at the heart of Catalan intellectual and economic life, the Jewish population of medieval Barcelona became a target for kings and commoners alike more

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Xavier Sánchez

Photo by Tara Stevens

Tara Stevens talks food business with Xavier Sánchez, who has opened two uptown gourmet sandwich bars more

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Wild Barcelona: Turkey tails

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Mushrooms are emerging, thrusting aside the leaf mulch, though some of the most colourful fruits of decay are at eye-level more

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Michael Witty

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Nicola Thornton spoke to the walking enthusiast and retired businessman, whose family has been in Barcelona on and off for more than a century more

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Catalan Playwrights

Photo courtesy Temporada Alta

Moves are afoot to raise the accessibility and international profile of contemporary Catalan theatre more

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Tortillitas de camarones

Photo by Tara Stevens

Taken from 'Rick Stein's Spain', these salty, crunchy snacks, with a whack of sweetness from the prawns, are among the finest tapas in the land more

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