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Kibuka

Kibuka

They were queuing out of the door at Kibuka on the rain sodden night we scurried there huddled under our umbrellas. Yet, by some stroke..

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Bangkok Café

Bangkok Café

Unless you live in the neighbourhood of Sants you’ll probably never stumble upon the small and unassuming Bangkok Cafe perched at the end..

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Lukumas

Lukumas

Last summer someone special arrived in Barcelona en route from his Greek family heartland. From his stuffed suitcase I was showered with..

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Festa de Calçots in Valls

Festa de Calçots in Valls

The post-Christmas festivities, although tinged with sadness at leaving loved ones back on the island, are not tainted in Barcelona by..

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Picnic

Picnic

Grey November skies and what seems to have been almost a fortnight of a constant deluge of rain (I can almost hear the non-sympathy vote..

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Hoffman pastisseria

Hoffman pastisseria

I’m not much of a croissant eater. That’s not to say I don’t adore those golden horns of buttery, flaky pastry, but as someone who both..

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El Sortidor

El Sortidor

In these days of mass refrigeration and icey cold drinks being available at every kiosk to cool us down on the sweltering days, it’s easy..

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Can Eusebio

Can Eusebio

No matter how grown up you are, there’s nothing like a good sign or notice with a rude word in it to make you go all puerile and giggly...

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Mam i Teca

Mam i Teca

Mam i Teca is the kind of place I fantasise of one day owning, lottery wins and some serious cookery training permitting.

At tables they..

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Coques de Sant Joan

Coques de Sant Joan

Sant Joan, or the feast of St John, the festival that marks the longest day, leads us literally with a bang into the long sweltering..

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