Foods your kids will like in a Barcelona restaurant

Barcelona is a foodie’s dream. When it comes to your kids and food, could it be their dream too? And not a cold, sweaty nightmare? You wonder… “Is it really all fried foods?” “What if I don’t understand the menu?!” “Will they gross out because of a weird spice? Then just eat doughnuts the rest…

How to Eat and Drink like a Spaniard

When I’m walking down the restaurant-filled Rambla Catalunya and just casually looking at the outdoor tables, it’s fairly obvious who the tourists are. It’s not necessarily because of their large cameras or white sneakers. It’s mainly because it’s 5:00pm on a cool autumn day, and there’s a large pitcher of ice-filled sangría on the table.…

Sips, Sites, and Bites: Review of Eye on Food Tours, Barcelona

In Barcelona, the trends of food trucks, brunch spots, and hip restaurants with Instagram-ready neon signs don’t seem to be dying off anytime soon. While these modern hot spots are all fine and good, nothing compares to eating at a local family-run restaurant that’s outlived all the latest crazes. You know, those restaurants that serve food…

Viet Kitchen: an authentic Vietnamese Restaurant, Barcelona

Even though I’m not Vietnamese, I’m a snob when it comes to Vietnamese food. I’m from Southern California, which has an official “Little Saigon”. It’s where the first of hundreds of pho restaurants in the US opened. Pho restaurants called “Pho 79” and “Pho 23” saturate the streets of Orange County. I adore Vietnamese food…

Faborit Casa Amatller, A Modernist Cafe + Chocolate

Casa Amatller has one more reason to enchant modernist art lovers, who are seeking another experience of modernisme in Barcelona. The lesser-known neighbor to the famous Casa Batlló, Casa Amatller invites visitors to Faborit, the “urban healthy coffee shop”, that opened in June 2015.  For the stomach, Faborit serves sandwiches, salads, wraps, smoothies, coffee, and exquisite…

Food Tours Barcelona: Review of Evolution of Catalan Gastronomy Tour

Barcelona as a food destination consistently draws curious crowds, lured by the Mediterranean traditional fare and avant-garde Catalan cuisine. So if you’re visiting Barcelona,  joining a food tour the day you arrive can set the tone for your whole trip.  Food Tours Barcelona, a recent addition to the Barcelona foodie scene, has thrown their hat…

What to eat in Madrid: A Food Guide for First-Time Visitors

From its dark, rustic taverns to the new wave of creative dessert joints, Madrid has an exciting foodscape of Mediterranean flavors and beyond. If you’re a first-time visitor, you’re about learn what to eat in Madrid from an expert guest blogger… Enter Madrid resident and Spain blogger, Perri from Seeking the Spanish Sun! Perri is from Kent,…

Kid snacks you can buy in Barcelona supermarkets

Sometimes when you’re traveling with your kids, you want to feed them with snacks that are inexpensive, healthy-ish, and convenient to throw in your purse. Ya know, something to hold them over until their next meal. Or doesn’t cause a complete crumb explosion on a bus. Even Beyoncé brought snacks for Blue Ivy at the…