TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishOpen House Barcelona 2014 is already very, very close. And just a few hours ago that his press department did we get a list of news with photographs of everything new that awaits us in this issue of the end of the year most architecturally week Many of the buildings of Open…
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In other posts we have already spoken of the typical tapas in Barcelona. But today we speak of a tapa you will see in all bars and restaurants where you go to eat or drink: patatas bravas.
Patatas bravas are shaped chips usually served with a sauce called “brave” and that each place has different characteristics, but always seems to be spicy. The patatas bravas are often eaten accompanied by wine or beer.
Eating patatas bravas with friends is almost a social event. In fact, it is so famous that even books have been written about where to eat patatas bravas in Barcelona.
Although there are a lot of listings and rankings of the best places to eat bravas, there is a site that always stands out above all others: the bar Tomàs in Sarria (Major de Sarria Street, 49)
For the fans of patatas patats bravas (like us :-P) do not miss the web www.bravasbcn.com. You will find dozens of recommendations of where to eat this typical tapa!
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TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishMacaya Palace by Puig i Cadalfach is located a little away from the center of Barcelona and, perhaps for that reason, has not as famous as other works of its kind. Macaya Palace, also called Macaya House, is on Passeig de Sant Joan, 108, fairly close to the Statue of Liberty in…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishCompare Barcelona and New York is complicated, admittedly. However, we can always say that both cities have the same cosmopolitan and urbanite style, although Barcelona is a small scale of NY. We like New York, we like a lot. In fact, we like it so much that one of our accommodation, the hostel…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishIn this blog we talked about the narrowest street in town , but we still remained to discover the shortest street in Barcelona The shortest street in Barcelona called Calle de l’Anisadeta and is almost beside the beautiful basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. If you have read the best-seller “The Cathedral…