Adventures in Shopping – BarcelonaA bit about my adventures in trying to avoid shopping in the obvious places. Click on 'About Me' at the top of the page to find out more.
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La Hamaca – locally grown fruit and vegetables
I stumbled across this place when I called into the Xarxa Consum yesterday. It’s been open for two months and is part of the Barcelona ‘km0‘ (Kilometre Zero) slow food movement: All the produce comes from local co-operatives, and each … Continue reading
Posted in Drink, Food, General Tagged ethics, fair trade, Food, food miles, General, groceries, local, Shopping in Barcelona, traditional 1 Comment
Locally brewed beer in Gracia
We like beer. We like people who make beer. Which is why we like La Cervesera Artesana in Gracia, one of the few microbreweries in Barcelona. It’s a little place, tucked away on a sidestreet off Corsega, but always seems … Continue reading
Posted in Cafe / Bar, Drink, General, Going Out Tagged alcohol, fair trade, food miles, local, party, Shopping in Barcelona, traditional 2 Comments
The best Xmas presents ever!
While it’s too early to give away what everyone is getting this year, if anyone is stuck about what to give friends and family for Xmas / Reyes / other suitable festive celebration this year, here is my top tip … Continue reading
Posted in Food, General, Gifts Tagged alcohol, Cake, ethics, fair trade, food miles, local, organic, party, Shopping in Barcelona, Sweets, traditional 2 Comments