Eat: La Sal, Vilanova i la Geltru

Take a stroll from Sitges to Vilanova with Tara Stevens as she enjoys a relaxing meal at La Sal Read more

Jan 2, 2013 12:00 AM Food and drink blog

Eat: Treat - Smoked Cava and Caviar

With Christmas on the horizon, Tara Stevens presents two luxurious and indulgent treats to enjoy with family and friends over the holiday season Read more

Nov 19, 2012 12:00 AM Food and drink blog


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EAT: The New Ravalities

Tara Stevens reviews three Raval food and drink establishments: Satan's Coffee Corner, Caravelle and Seculent Read more

Oct 30, 2012 12:00 AM Food and drink blog

EAT: Isabella's

Tara Stevens reviews Italian Bistro, Isabella's, for a satisfying mid-week, evening meal. Read more

Oct 10, 2012 5:00 PM Food and drink blog 3 Comments


With the weather a little bit cooler (but let's be honest, better) in Barcelona, Tara Stevens suggests a new idea for enjoying barbecue in the city all year round Read more

Aug 31, 2012 10:09 AM Food and drink blog

DRINK: Ginger pineapple mojito

Looking for a refreshing and original drink for the summer? Try this twist on the classic cocktail Read more

Aug 1, 2012 8:00 AM Food and drink blog 1 Comments

EAT: Gin, tapas and Sala Montjuïc

If you're heading up to watch a film at Montjuïc this year, Tara Stevens recommends trying out the drinks and snacks that will be served up Read more

Jun 27, 2012 10:18 AM Food and drink blog

Kiosco de la Rambla

Photo by Tara Stevens

EAT: Three of the best snack stalls in the Boqueria

Our food blogger Tara Stevens returns with encouragement for us to head to Barcelona's central market, not for buying but for eating Read more

Jun 15, 2012 10:45 AM Food and drink blog

EAT: Dinner for two

On this traditional day of love and romance, Tara Stevens suggests places for dining à deux any time of the year Read more

Feb 14, 2012 10:16 AM Food and drink blog 2 Comments

EAT: Barcelona Restaurant Week

This week in Barcelona, more than 50 high-level restaurants are offering special deals to give everyone the chance to try out their dishes; Tara Stevens gives us her picks Read more

Jan 26, 2012 9:41 AM Food and drink blog

La Pepita

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EAT: La Pepita

Tara Stevens gives thanks for hidden Barcelona gems such as this Gràcia eatery Read more

Jan 24, 2012 2:01 PM Food and drink blog

DRINK: '112 Wines for 2012'

Tara Stevens reviews a new wine guide by the former sommelier of El Bulli Read more

Jan 17, 2012 10:51 AM Food and drink blog

Skate with black butter

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EAT: Christmas Shopping Favourites

Tara Stevens has a few dining ideas for those of you braving the seasonal shopping crowds Read more

Dec 14, 2011 2:00 PM Food and drink blog 4 Comments

Valmiñor rosé

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DRINK: Valmiñor—a rosado from the Rias Baixas

A pink wine suggestion from our food and drink blogger hailing from a region more usually associated with whites Read more

Oct 24, 2011 11:01 AM Food and drink blog

El Sortidor from the outside

El Sortidor

Restaurant Review: El Sortidor

Tara Stevens reviews the historic El Sortidor restaurant in the increasingly popular Poble Sec area Read more

Oct 21, 2011 8:00 AM Food and drink blog 5 Comments

A selection of Moroccan salads

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COOK: Moroccan with me!

Our regular food blogger Tara Stevens is hosting a Moroccan cooking class at Deli Shop Read more

Oct 20, 2011 10:25 AM Food and drink blog

TREAT: Chocaholics United

Tara Stevens reveals how Cacao Sampaka turned her from a chocolate nibbler into a full-on guzzler Read more

Oct 7, 2011 1:40 PM Food and drink blog

REVIEW: Guia de Restaurant KM0 Slow Food Catalunya

Tara Stevens takes a look inside the pages of this new guide to restaurants serving up local organic food Read more

Sep 27, 2011 10:50 AM Food and drink blog

DRINK: Casasola

A new artisan beer from the great wine region of Ribera del Duero Read more

Sep 21, 2011 11:06 AM Food and drink blog