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This April sees the return of the annual Fira d’Espàrrecs Gavà, a celebration of traditional farming and a humble vegetable with a unique taste. Read more

, EATING AND DRINKING

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Photo courtesy of Saladstop!

Choose from delicious salad bowls, wraps or create your own dish from scratch and put those days of mindlessly eating deep-fried junk firmly in the past. Read more

New in Town

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Photo courtesy of XOC’Olive.

Sustainable, healthy, locally produced food is the order of the day — every day! — at this new café-meets-organic grocery store in Sant Gervasi. Read more

New in Town

Serrano Fine Food specializes in high-quality cured meats and source their products from small scale, local producers who feed their animals natural diets. Read more

New in Town

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Photo courtesy of Espai Kru.

Espai Kru (cru means “raw” in Catalan) pays homage to the humble origins of alimentation and it’s the first restaurant in Spain devoted to raw food. Read more

Quick Bites

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Photo by Mpellegr. (Flickr)

Creative cuisine and classy restaurants may have put Catalunya on the culinary map, but it’s food of a far more primitive nature that provides the real flavor of the place — and this season. Read more

EATING AND DRINKING

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Photo by Calafellvalo (Flickr)

Many believe Romesco hailed from a recipe that dates back to the Roman stronghold of Tarraco (modern-day Tarragona), making it one of Europe’s oldest sauces. Read more

Recipes

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Energy Balls

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

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Making the traditional 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

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

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

Recipes

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Photo courtesy of 71 Oyster Bar.

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

New in Town

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Photo courtesy of Nacarii.

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

New in Town

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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

New in Town

New in Town: Poke Kitchen

Photo courtesy of Poke Kitchen.

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

New in Town

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Photo courtesy of Casa de Tapas Cañota.

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

Quick Bites

New in Town: Salitre

Photo courtesy of Salitre

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

New in Town: Es Im-perfect®

Photo courtesy of Es Im-perfect®.

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

New in Town

New in Town: El Árbol Brunch

Photo courtesy of El Árbol Brunch.

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

New in Town

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  • 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

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