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At this time of the year, with the seemingly endless errands to run before the festivities we could all use some extra energy. These gluten, dairy and refined sugar-free treats are ideal to indulge your sweet tooth. Read more

Recipes

Ratafia

Photo by Anna Fuster.

With origins that date back two hundred years, ratafia's mysterious blend of fruit, nuts and herbs is now cemented into Catalan culture. We hear from those who are working hard to keep the tradition alive and brewing. Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

New in town: Bombilate

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There’s a lot of buzz surrounding Bombilate and not just because it’s a fun word to say. Read more

New in Town

New in Town: Manglar

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Renowned for its fantastic brunch, Manglar is typically packed with diners enjoying the high energy and good vibes. Read more

New in Town

New in Town: Green Up

Photo by Diana Dealgado Pineda.

With an eclectic selection of salads, soups, juices and quiches, Green Up makes it easy to get in your daily dose of minerals and vitamins. Read more

New in Town

A traditional, no-frills recipe for cranberry sauce for your Thanksgiving table. Read more

Recipes

A tried-and-true recipe for traditional Thanksgiving stuffing Read more

Recipes

An inexperienced cook takes on her first big kitchen endeavor for an international Thanksgiving celebration Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

New in Town: 71 Oyster Bar

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Barcelonians can enjoy fresh oysters from Marennes-Oléron and Normandy at 71 Oyster Bar, alongside a selection of ceviches, tartars and other oceanic treats. Read more

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New in Town: Nacarii

Photo courtesy of Nacarii.

One of the most exclusive caviars in Europe: Nacarii. Read more

New in Town

New in Town: Patachou

Photo by Diana Delgado Pineda.

Perched among the busy Eixample Dreta blocks between La Pedrera, Sagrada Família and Casa de les Puntxes, this quaint, little spot is just as light and airy as the puffy dough it’s named after: pâte à choux. Read more

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New in Town: Poke Kitchen

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The popular Poke movement (pronounced “POH-keh”) has arrived in Barcelona — directly on your doorstep — with Poke Kitchen. Read more

New in Town

New in Town: Salitre

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Salitre is a recently opened restaurant in Poblenou run by Bruno Morales with chefs Daniel Armenteros and Sergio Morales who bring dynamic touches to traditional dishes. Read more

New in Town

Casa de Tapas Cañota

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Just the place to taste traditional Galician tapas and dishes in a fun and casual atmosphere. Read more

Quick Bites

New in Town: Es Im-perfect®

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The nonprofit group Espigadors and chef Ada Parellada have combined forces to take "ugly" fruits and vegetables and turn them into marmalades, purées, sauces and preserves that are 100% natural. Read more

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New in Town: El Árbol Brunch

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El Árbol Brunch, a charming spot on the corner of Aribau and Consell de Cent has opened a second location on Passeig Sant Joan and Casp so you can get your brunch fix on both sides of the Eixample. Read more

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Egg Crêpes with Mahón cheese & Jamón

Photo by Jessica Rossi

Made using a few simple ingredients, these light, fluffy, egg crêpes are a good go-to when time is tight. Read more

Recipes

Bao Bao

Photo courtesy of Bao Bao.

This popular Asian street food is an unassuming, fluffy little steamed bun stuffed with explosive flavors. Read more

Quick Bites

Mahón cheese: these box-shaped cheeses, with their distinctive rounded edges, fold-like markings and beautiful deep orange-gold rinds are one of the gastronomic jewels of the Balearic islands, and have long been so. Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

New in Town: Casa Ràfols

Photo courtesy of Casa Ràfols.

Recently reopened under the name Casa Ràfols, this restaurant specializes in select beers, wines, sausages, fish, preserves and other local products, using the same precision with which it formerly offered nails, bolts and screws back in its hardware Read more

New in Town

  • Ruta del Pincho

    Ruta del Pincho

    Ruta del Pincho

  • Street Life: La Lleteria

    Photo courtesy of La Lleteria.

    Street Life: La Lleteria

  • New in Town: Marimorena

    Photo courtesy of Marimorena.

    New in Town: Marimorena

  • Spiced carrot tortilla recipe

  • Can Fisher tapas

    Photo courtesy of Can Fisher

    Can Fisher tapas

  • Can Fisher oysters

    Photo courtesy of Can Fisher

    Can Fisher oysters