Cafés & Delis

Denassus, Tapas & Wine, Poble Sec – Spain Travel Article

Denassus, Tapas & Wine, Poble Sec I am surprised that I have not heard of Denassus before stepping into it for lunch with my fellow Rack & Return WSET classmates. They all seem to know it. They know that it used to be restaurant Malamén.“Wasn’t this opened by those guys from Bar del Pla?” someone volunteers.Wait! What? How did I miss this? I am incredulous. I love this format! The type where enthusiasm carries the concept but the lot is…

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The Cake Man Bakery, Poblenou – Spain Travel Article

The Cake Man Bakery, Poblenou Hayden is behind The Cake Man Bakery. Australian and having spent time in England, Hayden learned how to bake from his mother and grandmother. He started baking cakes for Barcelona’s cafes 5 years ago. Without his own kitchen, he bounced around other people’s from Cloudstreet to Honey Bee. And after one and a half year of chasing permits and builders, he opened his very own shop. On a charming street with 1 story houses in…

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Coffee Guide Barcelona: Specialty Coffee – Spain Travel Article

Coffee Guide Barcelona: Specialty Coffee Coffee Guide Barcelona: Specialty Coffee Coffee is everywhere in Barcelona. It’s not limited to cafes either. Every bar and restaurant serves it. Good coffee? Great coffee? That took a while to catch on but I can say with confidence that it has. Craft, artisanal, third wave, single-origin, locally roasted coffee to rival any metropolis.To order as the locals do, familiarize yourself with the four coffee formats. A solo is a single espresso shot in a…

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