Barcelona (English /bɑrsɨˈloʊnə/, Catalan: [bərsəˈɫonə], Spanish: [barθeˈlona]) is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain, and its 2nd largest city, with a population of 1.6 million within its administrative limits.Its urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 4.5 million people, being the sixth-most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, the Ruhr, Madrid and Milan. About five million people live in the Barcelona metropolitan area.
Posts about Barcelona
  • Barcelona: The Gastronomic Rebirth of Gin and Cabaret

    …–almost abandoned. No one waits in line. The old windmill stopped turning a while back. It is winter in Barcelona, an anomaly of sorts. It is difficult to believe, but this nondescript strip of road was at one time a lively boulevard soaked in gin and jazz and cabaret. It was once the fashionable font of culture and arts in the city, home…

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  • Drinking (and grabbing a bite or two) in El Born, Barcelona.

    … Drinking (and grabbing a bite or two) in El Born, Barcelona. Posted by winesleuth in All, Food and Wine, Spain | 0 comments Oct 18, 14 I’m currently hanging out in Barcelona and getting to know the city. It’s not only a cheap holiday destination but a gorgeous city to wander around. As a wine blogger, I’m always interested in finding good…

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  • Cava Tasting to Help Obra Social San Juan de Dios

    … Tomorrow we will be heading home after a delightful visit to wineries in the Catalonia region of Spain. The weather has been delightful with bright sunshine every day. Perhaps it is because we brought two umbrellas with us just in case of rain! Unfortunately we are returning home just a few days before a charity wine event that benefits Obra…

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  • Discovering a Local Bar in Barcelona

    … Cava and Sparkling Wine in Barcelona Years ago when I was growing up Mom took great enjoyment in sewing. She was a perfectionist and anything she sewed was well made. We had fun shopping for material and could spend hours trying to make the “right” decision as to which pattern and which fabric we should select. A few years before I went off…

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  • Our Search for Cava Continues

    … On our second day in Barcelona we decided to take a taxi to the Mirador de Colom and then start walking on La Rambla. We walked for quite awhile amend the thousands of other people also walking. Soon we turned around and headed back along a different route. After walking for a few hours we were thirsty and headed for Can Paixano on Carrer de…

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  • The Search for Cava Begins

    …, Macabeo and Xarel.lo. The 11.5% alcohol wine had a persistent stream of bubbles and offered a fresh citrus aroma and taste with hints of apple and pear. The wine matched well with some appetizers we had while relaxing and taking in the views of the Mediterranean Sea. For dinner we ate at the Indigo Restaurant and ordered Iberian ham croquettes…

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  • Friday Feature Photo: Correfoc, La Mercé, Spain

    … Photographer: Jordi Cohen Capture Date: Setember 2007 Location: Via Laietana, Barelona, Spain About: This was the second time the photographer took pictures at the “correfoc”, having learned a few tricks from last year’s challenges. Cruising Via Laietana, he saw a group of devils light their torches using the fire expelled from the Fire…

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  • Top 5 Music Venues in Barcelona

    … Barcelona is known for many things, among them art, history, industry, tradition, trade, food (of course), and night life. The Barcelona locals, as well as party-hungry tourists, have an international reputation for doing everything a bit later in the evening than their other European counterparts. Notoriously, dinner in Barcelona (and many…

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  • Pizzeria Gabbiano: Seattle’s Homage to Roman-Style Pizza

    …, light, bubbly dough. It’s been a six-month project that began with a humble sourdough starter. And requires carbon steel pans to (twice) bake it. What it’s like to podcast while sitting in Barcelona chairs. (Spoiler alert: Posh.) Enjoy the show! ; Tags: mike easton il corvo, pioneer square restaurants, pizzeria gabbiano, roman style pizza, seattle pizza, Wine Without Worry…

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