restaurants

Restaurant Salamanca, Spanish Food, Barceloneta – Spain Travel Article

Restaurant Salamanca, Spanish Food, Barceloneta I had one request for my first meal in a restaurant: that it be outside.The food was secondary. Cheap was a boon because well you know, you’ve lived it. The point is to see my friend. Whom I hadn’t been able to see for three months. First because in Spain, we were under the strictest lockdown in Europe, children were kept indoors for a full 8 weeks. No exceptions. Then as we entered Phase 1,…

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Let’s Lunch – July 20-30 – Mooching around Spain – Spain Travel Article

Let’s Lunch – July 20-30 – Mooching around Spain Restaurants everywhere are trying to find ways to get going again as we slowly emerge from the Coronavirus pandemic. Let’s Lunch is a great community initiative from the new non-profit organisation Amigo del Día. It involves restaurants creating a set menu for people to enjoy with family and friends, available for 11 days as a takeaway that they can pick up or have delivered – or have on the premises –…

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Reopening of Östermalm’s Saluhall (food market)! – Sweden Travel Article

Reopening of Östermalm’s Saluhall (food market)! Östermalm’s Saluhall, or Östermalmshallen, is the grand dame of Swedish indoor food markets (“saluhall” in Swedish). It has been around since 1888 and is located in an historic, beautiful brick building in the Östermalm neighborhood. Due to it being the preeminent food market in Stockholm, it is has always been popular with visitors and has even been named by the magazine Bon Appétit as the 7th best food market in the world. For the…

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Sun Taka, Japanese Food, Eixample – Spain Travel Article

Sun Taka, Japanese Food, Eixample Credit for the discovery of Sun Taka goest to my friend Yvonne, who eats out 5 nights for my one. Chef Mitsutaka Kawata opened this Izakaya restaurant a year ago. Izakaya is a Japanese tavern of sorts. Typically, the emphasis is more on the drink with a host of salty dishes to accompany them. Usually casual, it’s a good place to frequent in a group of friends the better to share dishes.At Sun Taka in…

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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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