Totora Restaurant

Caballito de Totora

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n the north coast of Peru there is a fishing cove called Huanchaco, where you can still find traditional handmade boats called Caballitos de Totora (horses of Totora), the same boats used by fishermen for 3,000 years. Founders Patricia Vega and Antonio Aramburu wanted a symbol of ancient Peruvians and their relationship with the sea … Read more

Mextizo

Opened in June 2016 by chef Adrián Marín, Mextizo introduces the concept of Mexditerranean cuisine. The Eixample based restaurant combines the traditional barbecue of Getaria, good paella-style rices from Marín’s hometown Castellón and fresh Mexican starters.

Firebug

Benedict: poached eggs, toasted chapata, smoked bacon and hollandaise [dropcap]I[/dropcap]rish couple Rebecca and Paul Coleman, already famous in Barcelona for their popular restaurants Milk and Marmalade, opened Firebug in early 2016. Situated in the Dreta de l’Eixample, Firebug offers a variety of international tapas sized plates, created with an emphasis on sharing. Try the Drunken Prawns (butter, garlic, … Read more

NaparBCN

NaparBCN opened in February 2016 in the Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. Led by Enric Hidalgo, the concept behind the restaurant is to combine quality craft beer with seasonal contemporary cuisine. The kitchen is run by chef Miguel Aldana, who was awarded with a Michelin star for his restaurant Tresmacarrons, located in El Masnou. Lázaro Rosa-Violán designed the interior … Read more

El Ninot Cuina

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]l Ninot Cuina (the doll market in Catalan) is situated inside the Mercat del Ninot in the Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. The market dates back to 1892 and was recently renovated. Unlike La Boqueria and the Mercat de Santa Caterina the location is somewhat outside the typical tourist trail. Designed by architect Dani Freixa, the interior is minimalistic, modern and defined by … Read more

Restaurante ORIA

Restaurante ORIA offers haute cuisine in a modern, sophisticated yet casual setting. The restaurant is integrated into the lobby of Monument Hotel, situated on Passeig de Gràcia in the Eixample neighborhood.  A high ceiling with a skylight floods the space with natural light and a central pool has lights illuminating from below. Chef Martin Berasategui offers … Read more