Entries Tagged as 'Spain'

What I’m Craving: Quail Eggs and Sobrasada from El Celler de Can Roca

September 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I didn’t think I’d end up going to Spain 3 times in the last 12 months, after having waited to visit it until I moved to Europe in 2003, and then not again until last year, but there you have it. I have a soft spot in particular for Barcelona, but when I was able […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Spain · Travels Abroad

Second Impressions of Barcelona, Spain

December 19th, 2011 · 7 Comments

First impressions can mean a lot. It’s taking your knowledge of something or someone (probably close to 0) and filling that cup entirely in one shot. But I don’t believe first impressions are the definitive insight into that person or place, and with time you can peel back all the layers. Barcelona has a secret […]

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What I’m Craving: Fried Artichoke Chips from La Boqueria Market, Barcelona

November 30th, 2011 · 9 Comments

These crispy, hot bites with a tender finish and that sweet aftertaste artichoke hearts leave in your mouth when you eat them alone. These particular fried artichoke chips, or in Spanish chips de alcachofas fritas, (even more fun, in Catalan: xips de carxofes fregides) we devoured (and then savored when we ordered them a second […]

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