Barcelona Food & Wine

Where to find Basque’s best pinxtos

Share Within the handful of restaurants in the tiny Basque fishing village of Getaria, only one has had the honor of being awarded for the best pinxtos three years in a row. What originally started out as a joke between two friends about owning their own restaurant ended with the opening of Bar Giroa in…

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Pintxos bring people together through small plates

Share Friends and family gather as the aromas of sweet bread, grapes with a touch of cedar and savory ham fills the air. Guests line up with insatiable appetites and plates in hands, as they move through a myriad of dishes. Though the decadent spread may appear so, today is not a holiday. Rather, this…

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Chef teaches guests how to cook Catalan favorites

Share The unmarked door is almost lost among the crowded vendors and bustling tourists of La Ram¬bla, and the sign above is nearly too subtle amidst the raucous, eye-catching scarves, sweets and sou¬venirs on display. Though from the outside it demands little attention, the Barcelona Cooking School’s flair is unmistakable once Chef Cándido Cid opens…

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La Taqueria a ‘true fiesta’ in Barcelona

La Taqueria a ‘true fiesta’ in Barcelona

Share By Anna Todd and Mallie Crumpton Thank goodness for Barcelona locals. After an hour of wandering the side streets of the famous Grand Via, we resorted to using hand gestures and desperately pointing to our tourist maps to guide us to our destination. Then, finally, we found our Mexican restaurant at last! We saw…

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Website offers the chance to eat local food with a local Barcelonian

Share In Barcelona on March 17, I had the opportunity to eat lunch with a local family through a website called EatWith.com. This site allows you to choose a country you are traveling to, – right now the only choices are Spain and Israel, although more, including the United States, are coming soon – choose…

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Cooking traditional Spanish food with a local chef

Share Tonight, I covered a cooking class called Barcelona Cooking and I could not have asked for a better experience. Our instructing chef, Candido, was both charismatic and helpful. At the beginning of the class, he gave different groups a course to prepare and how to do it. Throughout the class time, Candido would circle…

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Epiphany offers a local re-creation of Spanish tapas

Epiphany offers a local re-creation of Spanish tapas

Share Whether grabbing a drink with friends or spending a romantic evening over a four-course meal, Epiphany Café features a range of dishes for small and large appetites. A rarity in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Epiphany offers a variety of small plates, similar to tapas, which are common in Spanish culture. Traditionally tapas are often accompanied by…

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