Moss Olfactory Lab

Moss Olfactory Lab is situated in a gorgeous apartment in El Born, overlooking Pla de Palau. The lab offers an introduction into the secretive process of perfume creation, with the first workshop of its kind in Barcelona.

Hoja Santa

Albert Adrià and Paco Méndez teamed up to create a Mexican restaurant that transmits the experience of being and eating in Mexico. Photos: moitorne.com The name Hoja Santa is taken from a bush native to Mexico that has fragrant leaves used in Latin cuisine. Chef Paco Medina (formerly of El Bulli and Tickets) leads the … Read more

Masonic Barcelona

Many important figures in the history of Barcelona are known to have been Freemasons. These include Ildefons Cerdà, who designed the 19th-century extension of Barcelona called the Eixample and Lluís Companys who was President of Catalonia during the Civil War. During the years of Franco, Freemasons were persecuted and the dictator ordered that masonic symbols on buildings be destroyed. … Read more

Secret Gardens of Barcelona

Barcelona has relatively few major parks, with Parc de la Ciutadella and the sprawling Parc de Collserola coming first to mind. However, the city is also home to a collection of charming gardens, sometimes hidden away in places you would not expect.

7 Most Historic Bars in Barcelona

Bar Marsella (1820) The mythical Bar Marsella (above) has been in business for almost 100 years. Since 1820, it has been serving a colorful crowd of artists, bohemians, rogues and villians. Hemingway was known visit for an absenta (absinthe) and the ‘green fairy’ spirit is still served at the bar to this day. Drinks are … Read more

Bodega 1900

Bodega 1900

Photos: moitorne.com  Albert Adrià’s Bodega 1900 recalls the cherished local tradition of Sunday vermouth. Opened in 2013, Bodega 1900 is directed by Ferran Soler in the kitchen and by Leo Vinitzki in the dining room. Situated across the street from Tickets Bar, Bodega 1900 is one of six projects that Albert Adrià has in Barcelona’s Poble Sec … Read more