New Brunch Spot – Travel&Cake

Welcome and ¡enhorabuena! I am so happy to share this great news with you: Cup&cake opened their new store – Travel&Cake. Barcelona now has a new place to have delicious brunches at! You can call me a freak, but just in one year I’ve been to Brunch&Cake,  the second store of cup&cake more than 100…

Burger Joints in Barcelona

Welcome back on this delicious tour. On my last trip up Costa Brava, we ended up in Begur, an amazingly beautiful little town with its castle. (http://www.begur.cat/turisme/eng/index.php)  Even though it was overflooded with tourists like every summer, it still seemed to retain its medieval charm. Random as it was, we even had some traditional restaurants…

Restaurant Review: Alsur Café (2)

They say that it is impossible to enter the same river twice. But is it true for a review? What if your perception doesn’t change, but you feel that you can better express yourself as with the time you improve the way your write? What happens when inspiration meets the urge for self-improvement? Well, let’s…

Casa Lucio. Barcelona

Welcome back on a delicious journey around the world. August is an amazing month in Barcelona. Given the highest amount of tourists arriving to the city, the majority of authentic restaurants close for vacations. Therefore, if you are interested in an off-the-track experience, any month is better than August. Luckily, September is just around the…

Taste of Argentina in Barcelona. Vinya Rosa

Welcome back on a delicious tour of exploring the world of taste.  After returning to Barcelona, still enchanted with the irresistible cuisine of Argentina, I couldn’t help trying to find a place to experience the same taste of dishes as that in Buenos Aires. Sometimes wishes are worth being shared. After asking several friends about…

Coffee shops in Buenos Aires

Welcome back to our delicious trip. Someone said, “Tastes differ”. However, whatever the differences are, Buenos Aires has something for everyone. Today I’ll share some coffee shop discoveries with you. Do you enjoy a delicious breakfast out? Or maybe just a coffee and a dessert as a break on a hectic day? Though, coffee is…

Pizza in Buenos Aires

Welcome back on an exciting tour of discovering taste and delicious restaurant concepts. In my last post, I gave an introduction to the interesting restaurant ideas that I came across in Buenos Aires. It was a while ago though. Time flies, but memories of delicious experiences remain. So what was the most impressive? I could…

Restaurant review: Buenos Aires. Introduction

In the following entries I will describe some of the most successful concepts existing on the market of Buenos Aires. However, to begin with, here comes a general overview. Once you arrive to Buenos Aires and go out for a coffee or to eat something, you are astonished by the number of places to choose…

Cornelia and Co, Barcelona

One of the promising concepts existing now on the market in Barcelona is a store-café. There are several stores that are worth visiting, i.e. Cornelia and Co, Woki Organic Market and la Botiga. Today we are going to consider the implementation of a “store-café” concept in Cornelia and Co. Cornelia and Co (http://www.corneliaandco.com/) positions itself…

Le Pain Quotidien, Barcelona

“Panem et circenses” Latin saying (bread and circuses) “Con pan y vino se anda el camino” Spanish saying (with bread and wine you can walk your road) “Avoid those who don’t like bread and children” Swiss proverb   Bread has always been playing a substantial role in our everyday life since the beginning of ages….

Buenas migas, Barcelona

Welcome back from holidays! I hope these days were filled with joy and happy smiles. My previous review was dedicated to implementation of the concept of the international chain of coffee shops “Starbucks” on the Spanish market. Today, we’ll analize the concept of a chain of Italian restaurants (focaccerias) in Barcelona – “Buenas migas”. http://www.buenasmigas.com/,…

Starbucks in Spain

In my last review, I made a reference to Starbucks being a source of expansion for competitors in different countries around the world. But is it the same in Spain? Has a concept of “quality coffee to go” proved to be on demand? What can local businesses learn from Starbucks? To begin with, it’s worth…