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Tara Stevens

Quick Bites: Balius

NYC meets Poblenou for a refreshing vermut and slow food conserva. more »

Mar 31, 2015 3:37 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: Barracuda

Barraca folk branch out to bring beachfront bliss to Castelldefels. more »

Mar 27, 2015 5:17 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: Disfrutar

The El Bulli alumni strike again with a tasting menu to remember. more »

Mar 3, 2015 3:46 PM Restaurant reviews 1 Comments

Quick Bites: LAM

An authentic taste of Thailand on Gran Via. more »

Mar 3, 2015 3:33 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Quick Bites: Can Borrell

A classic calçotada masia in the Collserola hills. more »

Feb 1, 2015 4:02 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: One Ocean Club

The place to see and be seen lands in Port Vell. more »

Feb 1, 2015 3:41 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: BistrEau

Angel León pays homage to the Mediterranean Sea at his sleek seafood bistro in the Mandarin Oriental. more »

Dec 31, 2014 1:02 PM Restaurant reviews

Quick Bites: Au Port du la Lune

Classic French bistro goes uptown without losing that je ne sais quoi. more »

Dec 31, 2014 12:58 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: ABaC

Jordi Cruz works up a creative storm at his flagship restaurant on Tibidabo. more »

Dec 5, 2014 10:52 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: Saüc

Chef Xavier Franco keeps things innovative, sophisticated and real. more »

Dec 5, 2014 10:35 PM Restaurant reviews

Quick bites: Lando

Tasty, unfussy fare at this recently-opened Scandinavian-style eatery. more »

Nov 4, 2014 1:17 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: Niño Viejo

Tara Stevens reviews the latest project of chef Albert Adrià which serves up a taste of Mexico. more »

Nov 4, 2014 12:44 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Review: Travel & Cake

Every now and then I come across something so bizarre in the restaurant world that it blows my mind. And nothing could be more worthy of a few column inches than ‘eggs Benedict’ two ways: on top of an organic hot dog, or on top of a sweet waffle! more »

Oct 7, 2014 12:43 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: Oaxaca

A few weeks ago, I was ambling in the direction of Barceloneta, minding my own business, when I happened upon Oaxaca Restaurant and Mezcaleria under the colonnades of the stately Passeig de Marítim right next to 7 Portes. more »

Oct 6, 2014 1:16 PM Restaurant reviews

Quick bites: Els Encants

Of all Barcelona’s recent architectural projects the glittering, geometric, bronze-hued, mirrored ceiling of Els Encants flea market by b720 architects, headed by Fermín Vázquez, is hands down my favourite. It dazzles and it’s fun. more »

Aug 29, 2014 1:07 PM

Review: La Parra

My favourite time of year is when folk in Northern Europe are sliding duvets back on their beds, but here in Barcelona we’re still basking in the rays of an Indian summer. more »

Aug 29, 2014 1:03 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: The Market

It’s no secret that Peruvian is the hottest thing to hit the European dining scene since sushi. It’s just taken Barcelona a little while to catch up. more »

Aug 29, 2014 12:22 PM Restaurant reviews

Review: Toc al Mar

Toc al Mar is the kind of place that makes you feel sorry for everywhere else. Situated in one of the Costa Brava’s prettiest calas, I first went on a foul day at the start of June when nobody in their right minds would be out and about... more »

Aug 10, 2014 12:33 PM Restaurant reviews

Club Tropical

I love the idea of beach clubs, but have an inbuilt aversion to the try-hard, trendy model of places like Nikki Beach where a heavy-duty side of thumping techno is served up alongside your paella and glass of cava... more »

Jun 30, 2014 9:37 PM EATING AND DRINKING

Review: Ohla Gastro Bar

I’m charging around town one crazy humid Monday, desperately trying to shoehorn five hotel visits for an article and packing for a three-week trip into my day, when suddenly I find myself on Via Laietana outside the Ohla Hotel.. more »

Jun 30, 2014 9:37 PM Restaurant reviews