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Nov-11-2011

Barcelona | La Pedrera

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
If you haven't yet tired of my endless travel photo posts that have taken on a life of their own this week, may I introduce Casa Mila, another popular building designed by Gaudi during the years 1905 - 1910. These prominent urban apartments are more co... [...]

Nov-10-2011

Barcelona | Casa Battlò

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
A fantastically whimsical house designed by Antoni Gaudi, Casa Batllò delights with shapes and textures inspired from nature. Fish scale shingles form the roof and ceramic tree tops the chimneys. Doors are shaped like mushrooms and windows like clouds... [...]

Nov-9-2011

Barcelona | Parc Güell

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
As it turns out, after dedicating a weeks worth of posts to Barcelona restaurant reviews, I couldn't move on without a tribute to the outstanding 19th century modernist creations of Spanish Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi. His highly regarded organic st... [...]

Nov-4-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | El Rey de la Gamba

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
Presenting El Rey de la Gamba or as it translates in English, The King of Prawns; the Catalan seafood restaurant which officially wraps Barcelona cuisine week here on III. The open air terrace where rows of white linen table clothes and metal chairs ba... [...]

Nov-3-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | Tapas 24

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
Barcelona's Tapas 24, simultaneously know as Tapaç 24, is the brainchild of notorious Catalan chef Carles Abellan, the aforementioned El Buli alum and mastermind behind the luxury tapas at Comerc 24. It was at this centrally located and more affordabl... [...]

Nov-3-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | Tapas 24

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
Barcelona's Tapas 24, simultaneously know as Tapaç 24, is the brainchild of notorious Catalan chef Carles Abellan, the aforementioned El Buli alum and mastermind behind the luxury tapas at Comerc 24. It was at this centrally located and more affordabl... [...]

Nov-2-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | Qu Qu

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
On our first night in Barcelona we ventured into Qu Qu, a colorful tapas restaurant located on the emblematic Passeig de Gràssia in the city's bustling and upscale Eixample District. Short for Quasi Queviures which in Catalan means "almost provisions"... [...]

Nov-1-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | Comerç 24

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
One of the most memorable meals during our trip to Spain was at Barcelona's eloquent and cosmopolitan Comerç 24. Distinguished by a coveted Michelin Star, Chef/owner Charles Abellan's cuisine is described as having roots but knowing no borders. He beg... [...]

Oct-31-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | El Poble Espanyol

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
We interrupt this regularly scheduled blogging to dedicate an entire week to the food consumed while on vacation in Barcelona! This first meal coincides with an afternoon spent at El Poble Espanyol, an open-air architectural museum village constructed ... [...]

Oct-19-2011

Barcelona From Top to Bottom

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
A vivacious city with an unrestrained energy, bursting at the etched tile lined sidewalks with things to do and see, Barcelona offers both urban charm and and coastal beauty to her 1.7 million residents and a constant slew of globetrotters. From the ee... [...]