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

Nectari

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]ectari is situated in the La Nova Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood, close to the Parc de Joan Miró and Plaça d’Espanya. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with creative touches. The menu is both traditional and a contemporary, using local and seasonal products without merging complex flavours. Chef Jordi Esteve studied at the prestigious Hofmann School in … Read more

Restaurante Manairó

Manairó: cones of baked cod

Catalan chef Jordi Herrera launched Manairó restaurant in 2003. He graduated from Escuela Hofmann and started his career working at Hotel Majestic and El Dorado Petit. He was also a professor at the CETT School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy for many years.

Pakta

Pakta was launched in 2013 by the culinary dream team of the Adrià brothers (Albert and Ferran) along with the Iglesias brothers. It is one of six restaurants owned by the group in the Poble Sec neighborhood. In Quechua, the original language of Indigenous Peruvians, Pakta means ‘Union’. At Pakta restaurant, chefs Kioko Ii from Japan … Read more

Angle Barcelona

The 1* Michelin restaurant Angle Barcelona opened in Hotel Cram in 2013, led by chef Jordi Cruz, also the lead chef at ABaC restaurant. His cuisine creatively fuses the modern and traditional using fresh local produce. Try the Lomo de rape asado con gamba de Palamós, texturas de picada, guisado de pieles y romesco avellana (roasted monkfish with prawns … Read more

Hisop

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]hef Oriol Ivern opened Hisop  in 2001, having worked previously at the famous Neichel restaurant. The bistro gastronómico serves contemporary Catalan cuisine working with strictly seasonal ingredients and consequently the menu changes four times per year. Small weekly adjustments are also made based on the short season of some products. The Sant Gervasi based restaurant has been rated … Read more

Enoteca

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]noteca is located on the first floor of Hotel Arts Barcelona and has a terrace open during the summer season overlooking Port Olympic. Under the direction of chef Paco Perez the restaurant was awarded two Michelin Stars in the 2013 guide. Enoteca offers a contemporary classic Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on fish and seafood. Products are locally … Read more

Caelis

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]aelis is located in the Hotel El Palace, formerly the Ritz Barcelona, situated in the Dreta de L’Eixample near Passeig de Gràcia. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2011 under chef de cuisine Romain Fornell, who was the youngest ever French chef to win a Michelin star in 2001 and the only Frenchman to achieve … Read more