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Barcelona culinary walks

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The Spanish Civil War Menu: Creativity in a Time of Shortage

The Spanish Civil War Menu: Creativity in a Time of Shortage

May 6, 2017
$28.50/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on activity
  • Group Size: 10-20
  • Start/End: 10:45am – 2:45pm
  • Duration: ~4 hours

The Spanish Civil War and the period that followed came on the heels of a decadent time in Barcelona when culinary and cultural developments were at a high, and then bombs rained down on the city for years. Food shortages, rationing and a black market become part of daily life, but the creative spirit of the city’s citizens still shone brightly. It was in these conditions that the Catalan chef, Ignasi Domenech adapted the classic Spanish tortilla (a dish consisting of eggs and potatoes) without using eggs or potatoes, at once avant garde and severely practical.

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Made in Catalonia

Made in Catalonia

$135/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.5 hours

At first glance, the Gràcia district of Barcelona appears to be the gatekeeper of the resurgent Catalan identity: “Free Catalonia!” graffiti scrawled in the backstreets, Catalan flags flying from so many balconies, the distinct sound of the Catalan language heard in cafés and eateries. Explore this Barcelona tour

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Bodega: Barcelona Barrio Tradition, in Bulk

Bodega: Barcelona Barrio Tradition, in Bulk

$135/person USD
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  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End:~11:30am-4:00pm;  4:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Duration: about 4.5 hours

A bodega can be a corner store or a corner bar, or sometimes even a wine cellar with a small kitchen serving refined riffs on traditional Spanish foods. In Barcelona, a bodega is all of these, but most of all it is the beating heart of the neighborhood. Explore this Barcelona tour

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Blessed by the Mediterranean: Exploring Barcelona’s Seaside Neighborhoods

Blessed by the Mediterranean: Exploring Barcelona’s Seaside Neighborhoods

$135/person USD
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  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.5 hours

Not far from Barcelona’s heavily touristed Gothic Quarter, another world beckons. Here, in the seaside neighborhoods of El Born-La Ribera and Barceloneta, life seems to be imbued with the easygoing maritime soul of the nearby Mediterranean. Explore this Barcelona tour

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