In one of the walls of Petritxol street, in the quintesential area of the Gothic quarter, there is a ceramic version of one of the most original Catalan traditions: “L’Auca del Senyor Esteve”.
“L’ou com balla” (“dancing egg”) is one of the most unique and ancient traditions of Barcelona (celebrated since 1637). During the celebrations of Corpus there is a tradition that consists of making eggs dance on top of the spouts of water issuing from fountains located in cloisters, patios and gardens which are decorated with flowers.
Anywhere you go, anytime, any meal… You can always order a “pa amb tomàquet” to share or accompany a meal. Don’t miss this basic but absolutely delicious (and healthy) combination of bread, tomato, olive oil and salt.
Un desayuno muy inglés, con permiso del “English Breakfast”. Por las mañanas los encontraréis en las cartas, pizarras y estanterías de todas las cafeterías, restaurantes, pubs y cualquier lugar susceptible de ofrecer desayunos. Os apetece un porridge para empezar el día con energía?
A weekend is not a weekend without a good vermut before lunch time. Olives, chips, anchovies, cockles, bravas… Find a nice terrace if it’s sunny or enjoy the inside of a traditional bar.
One of the most delicious pleasures you can enjoy in Barcelona is the traditional “churros con chocolate” which is a brilliant combination of thick and rich dark chocolate with a sweet fried dough called “churros” or “porras”, in its thicker and bigger version. What does tradition say about how and when this should be enjoyed?
Once you discover this place you will just want to come back… Located in one of the most touristy areas of Barcelona, famous for its amazing shops… Yes, at Passeig the Gracia you will find a trendy and, at the same time classic place.