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L’Ou com Balla 2016

The Ou com Balla (dancing egg) tradition dates back to the 17th century, originating in the Barcelona Cathedral. The tradition takes place on the day of the Feast of Corpus Christi, 60 days after Easter. In addition to the cloister of the Barcelona Cathedral the tradition is celebrated in a number of other locations in […]

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Bar La Plata Barcelona

Bar La Plata

La Plata has a simple menu of only four classic dishes, which have not changed since it was founded in 1945. These are a simple salad of tomato, onion and Arbequina olives, botifarra (Catalan sausage), fresh anchovies and finally deep-fried sardines (pescaditos).

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Chicken Shop & Dirty Burger

Chicken Shop & Dirty Burger opened its doors in Barcelona in March 2016 bringing a welcome taste of Americana to the Gothic Quarter. The restaurant already has an international presence with locations in London and Chicago. The interior is inspired by 1950’s America and features an open kitchen. The space can seat 80 people inside and an […]

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