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Tara Stevens

Quick bites: Lando

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

Nov 4, 2014 1:17 PM EATING AND DRINKING

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

Restaurant 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 EATING AND DRINKING

Restaurant 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 EATING AND DRINKING

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

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 EATING AND DRINKING

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 EATING AND DRINKING

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 EATING AND DRINKING

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

Restaurant review: Hisop

Chef Oriol Ivern-Bondia has created a light and harmonious tasting menu full of seasonal flavours. more »

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Pork

This new restaurant in the Born is a pork lover’s heaven. more »

EATING AND DRINKING

Restaurant review: Igueldo

Unfussy and inspired cooking from Northern Spain at this little Eixample restaurant. more »

Feb 28, 2014 12:00 AM Restaurant reviews

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Quick Bites: Martinez

Enjoy the clear blue sky of a December day in Barcelona at this Montjuïc restaurant specialising in proper paellas more »

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Restaurant Review: Fermí Puig

The eponymous Catalan chef has opened his own Barcelona restaurant, serving up good (although not quite great) local fare more »

Dec 1, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Photos by Pablo Pariente de Torre

Casa Leopoldo

Catch up with this classic Barcelona restaurant that hasn't forgotten its roots more »

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Photo by Pablo Pariente de Torre

The Tatami Room

This Japanese restaurant has raised its game recently with some truly tempting dishes now on offer more »

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Restaurant Review: Pa i Trago

When traditional translates as a full dining experience more »

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM EATING AND DRINKING

Restaurant Review: Barraca

Tara Stevens reviews the latest beachside restaurant, which will tempt you back again and again more »

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM Restaurant reviews

Restaurant Review: El Celler de Can Roca

This Girona restaurant shows the trend for world-renowned Catalan food isn’t over more »

Jul 1, 2013 4:00 PM Restaurant reviews