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Topik – Culinary Harmony in Barcelona

Topik blends Catalan cuisine with primarily Asian influences, offering traditional, slow-cooked dishes with intense flavors and perfect execution.

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Wookah Lounge – Shisha Haven in Barcelona

Having lived in North Africa and the Middle East, I love Wookah Lounge in Barcelona for its top-notch shisha, custom mixes, and excellent service!

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Bar Omar – A Blending Bar and Bistro Vibes

Here, classic bar snacks like croquettes, bravas, and potato salad coexist harmoniously with more substantial, stew-based dishes.

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Can Fisher – Fish and Paella by the Sea

Can Fisher offers a serene escape with the Mediterranean as its backdrop. It's the go-to spot for locals craving perfectly prepared paella and fish dishes.

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St.Anne's Fountain – Dive Into the City's History

This fountain is brimming with history - and when I say brimming, it could very well be Barcelona's oldest tale of waterworks, dating back to 1375.

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Reial Cercle Artistic – Cultural Melting Pot

Beyond its galleries and stages, you're invited to unleash your creativity through workshops, or immerse yourself in theater or film clubs.

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O'Retorno – Galician Delights in Barcelona

A must-try is the Tarta de la Abuela – a brioche-like sponge cake soaked in white Orujo and filled with whipped cream, a delightful end to your meal.

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Cereria Subirà – Light Up Memories with Candles

A whisper from the past, with a history stretching back over 250 years – they've been lighting up Barcelona since before the invention of the light bulb!

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Capet – Where every bite is a moan-worthy feast

The menu strikes the perfect balance between simplicity and variety. It's concise enough not to overwhelm yet diverse enough to cater to all tastes.

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101 Dim Sum – A Delicious Detour in Barcelona

Whether it's the perfectly steamed buns or the intricately folded dumplings, you can taste the care and expertise in each dish.

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Collonut – Tapas, vermut, vermut & vermut

"Collonut" in Barcelona is a typical Catalunyan vermut and tapas bar, but they have managed to give it a nice young touch - and it's not a tourist trap!

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Crossandra – Flavors that spark joy & zest

Crossandra is a quaint little shop with a clear focus: cannelloni and croquettes to go. The selection includes gluten-free & lactose-free products as well.

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