Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. the urbanist: barcelona
    Go Deeper: What to Read, Watch, and Follow Before Visiting BarcelonaOur list of essentials includes a Colm Tóibín book, a podcast about entrepreneurs, and Javier Bardem.
  2. the urbanist: barcelona
    Girona, Sitges, and Other Worthy Day Trips From BarcelonaWhen you’ve counted one too many fanny packs, head for the surrounding hills, or the sea, or a Game of Thrones–esque village.
  3. the urbanist: barcelona
    The Bartender’s Guide to Barcelona’s Booming Cocktail SceneFor much of its natural history, the city was stuck on three drinks: beer, wine, and vermouth. Not anymore.
  4. the urbanist: barcelona
    A Lazy Day in Poble Sec, One of Barcelona’s Liveliest NeighborhoodsActress Rachel Lascar has called the area home for nearly a decade. Here’s where she likes to hang out.
  5. the urbanist: barcelona
    Barcelona’s Best Food Markets, According to Anthony Bourdain’s FixerThese full-service bazaars have dry goods, fresh produce, restaurants and bars, butchers, fishmongers, and more.
  6. the urbanist: barcelona
    Shantytowns and Air Raid Shelters: Peeling Back the Layers in BarcelonaWhat’s old is new again, thanks to a spate of notable urban renewal projects.
  7. the urbanist: barcelona
    Vermouth With a Side of Anarchy: The Perfect Night Out in BarcelonaThe capital is rightly famous for its nightlife, but going out is an art form. Actor Joan Martinez Vidal explains.
  8. the urbanist: barcelona
    How to Shop Like a Local in BarcelonaTake advantage of a homegrown shopping scene with a costume designer, interiors guru, and top chef as your guides.
  9. the urbanist: barcelona
    How to Get Your Gaudí Fix in Barcelona — Minus the CrowdsUnder-the-radar alternatives to Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, and more.
  10. the urbanist: barcelona
    Where the Locals Would Stay in Barcelona If They Weren’t LocalIncluding a bank turned hostel, a luxury hotel with a courtyard full of orange trees, and a sexy boutique inn with shrapnel in the walls.
  11. the urbanist: barcelona
    Week 3: There’s No Better Time to Go to Barcelona Than Right NowIn spite of its political issues, visiting the capital of Catalonia is still as safe as ever. And a dip in visitors means there are deals to be had.
  12. Terror Cell in Spain Was Planning a Much Larger-Scale AttackSome of the 12 suspected terrorists were teenagers, and their radicalization has baffled their families and authorities alike.
  13. The Rise of Truck Attacks, the Terror Tactic of TodayIn 2017 alone, there have been at least nine such attacks around the world, resulting in nearly 40 deaths.
  14. At Least 13 Killed, 100 Injured in Two Vehicle Attacks in SpainAttackers plowed into crowds in Barcelona and Cambrils in Spain’s worst attack in a more than a decade.
  15. Trump Cites Brutal, Bigoted Myth of Gen. Pershing Murdering MuslimsTrump’s response to breaking news of a possible terrorist attack in Spain is to endorse a false tale of U.S. torture and religious insults.
  16. This Magnificent Barcelona Church Has Been Under Construction for 134 YearsThat’s a lot of construction.
  17. Interviews
    Alex Stupak and Albert Adrià on Empire-Building and Experimental Cooking“Chefs here aren’t opening new restaurants; they’re making fried-chicken sandwiches.”
  18. male gaze
    Male Gaze: A Trio of Triumphant French SwimmersV is for victory.
  19. Chef Shuffles
    Lance Corralez Named New Exec Chef at World CafeThis guy has worked literally everywhere from Pacific Palisades to Pasadena.
  20. Bookshelf
    Ferran Adrià Will Release Casual Cookbook, ‘The Family Meal’The dishes that you never could’ve tasted even if you had gotten into ElBulli.
  21. Spanish Officer Wants in on the Action, TooGay activists in Barcelona protested Pope Benedict XVI’s anti-gay beliefs by kissing each other in front of him.
  22. Other Cities
    Ferran Adrià Announces Two New Restaurants, Calls Coke ‘the Spark ofA cocktail bar called 41* and a tapas bar called Tickets will open in Barcelona in the next months.
  23. The Great Outdoors
    Hester Street Fair Gets Serrano SammiesA new start-up, Jamon Jamon!, will bring a bit of Barcelona to the Lower East Side.
  24. Slideshow
    First Look at Bar Celona, Williamsburg’s New and Totally Nutso Tapas BarThe Paellarhinha has landed in Williamsburg with all the subtlety of a flying saucer.
  25. Foodievents
    What to Eat at Mercat While Paco Guzman Is in the KitchenA look at the guest chef’s menu.
  26. Openings
    Jean Georges Alum Will Bring Tapas Lounge to WilliamsburgA first look at the menu.
  27. Foreign Exchanges
    Adrià Protégé Felip Planas Will Cook at MercatA look at his seven-course menu.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Tapas to Settle Into Chelsea and WilliamsburgWhen a Bouley alum will bring Portuguese meals to Chelsea, and where to find an American Kobe Tomahawk rib eye, in today’s neighborhood food news.
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Frying Pan Secure for Next Five Years; Whole Foods Selling Flat Beer on the LES?Chelsea: The Frying Pan has signed a five-year lease that will begin next May. [Chelsea Now via Eater] Clinton Hill: Get your Oktoberfest on with a beer, cider, and sausage fest at 55 Lexington Avenue on September 29. [A Brooklyn Life] East Harlem: Italian Americans are still mourning the August closure of Morrone & Sons bakery on East 116th Street. Especially the 72-year-old matron who opened the shop in 1956. [NYT] Fort Greene: Crisp artichokes make a great burger topping at 67, even when the beef is greasy and overcooked. [Eat for Victory/VV] Jackson Heights: Jackson Diner and Rajbhog Sweets are among some 85 restaurants participating in Queens Restaurant Week running September 17 to 20 and 24 to 27. [About.com] Lower East Side: Whole Foods should top off beer-container refills with CO2 if they care about customers getting home to find flat beer. [Eat] Park Slope: Frank Bruni was inundated with responses to his feature on handicapped-accessible restaurants, including one about his “beloved Franny’s” who wouldn’t slice “a pizza for someone who had just undergone neurosurgery on her (writing) hand because ‘the chef doesn’t do that.’” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Soho: Barcelona’s artisanal-candy chain Papabubble has settled on a U.S. location at 380 Broome Street and an opening date of October 18. [Papabubble via Down by the Hipster]