I was really inspired by the creativity I saw everywhere in Barcelona. Many unique shops. Restaurants with innovative, yet simple menus in cozy environments. It's good to know that although the world has become so homogeneous you can still go to Europe and feel like you are in a different...more
By Gaudi - Batlló is located on Passeig de Gràcia, and it is hard to miss because there are always loads of tourists staring up at it. There are funky mosaics and oddly shaped window frames. Inside looks like something out of Alice and Wonderland.
On La Rambla, this is a produce market that is full of energy and excitement. Bushels of peppers, hang hung from the trees to dire, cheeses piled high on wooden tables. It's a smelly, vibrant place. And a must for a trip to Barcelona.
Chef, Felip Llufriu, specializes in nuevo Catalan fare, such as pigeon carpaccio served with ice cream and prawns with shaved pig trotters . Each of the six courses is paired with wine, and the presentation is so theatrical — poof! a cloud of smoke appears as the cover is lifted off the pigeon plate —...more