If you are a true foodie by heart, you must not miss the chance to explore food in Barcelona. This is the right place to savour authentic Spanish cuisines and beyond. Barcelona always welcomes you with open arms and uncountable food options that are both local and international. But here, we will be focusing on the local options today.
This is predominantly an appetizer or a snack in the nation. This is translated as small portions of any kind of Catalan or Spanish cuisine. The tapas can be served both hot or cold to you. Here are some types of tapas which you should not be missing out on:
- Patatas bravas
- Pan con tomate
- Tortilla de patata
- Bombas de patata
Multiple restaurants around the city sell specialised tapas. You can try the best from:
- El Nacional
- Cerveseria Catalana
This is an internationally known rice dish from Spain. On the east coast of Spain, Valencia was the house of this dish. Today, it is just about consuming the ingredients that go well with rice. There are many versions of Paella that you will find all around Spain. The sides might contain anything ranging from pork, chicken, fish, eel, shellfish, peas, beans, or even peppers. The unique golden colour of the dish is derived from using Saffron in it. You can try this out in one among the following:
- Pez Vela
- Restaurant Salamanca
This is the best go-to option when the days become hot. It is one of the variations of wine that has a very fruity taste to it and is combined with tapas or a good paella over a complete meal.
Kalimotxo or Calimocho
This drink is prepared by mixing equal parts of red wine and cola-based soft drinks. This drink originated back in the 1970s and has become an icon ever since. It is today one of the most popular international drinks from Spain. Anybody can taste this on the go in Barcelona.
Tinto de verano
This is yet another variant that is soothing on warm days. The name translates to wine for summer days. It is a cold wine-based drink that is similar to sangria. It is made up of 1 part of table red wine and 1 part gaseosa.
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