I went back to Barcelona for churros

After I left Barcelona a few weeks ago I could not stop thinking about the city – the beach, the views on Montjuic, the dogs and of course the food. Including these dulce de leche-filled churros from this brightly-lit palace of fried stuff, a beacon in the night to clubbers and partiers. That place is…

Barcelona eats

This paella made by our Airbnb hosts was the best thing I ate in Barcelona. Rice with bite on the inside, coated in gooey stickiness on the outside, into which the vegetables were melting…what magic zucchini… No, wait – it was the apple frosting on this croissant donut, looking like buttercream but almost as light…

Is L’As du Fallafel really the best in Europe?

It appears that I have been the only one not aware of L’As du Fallafel’s staggering reputation before I ate there. But everyone else in Paris seems to know about the place. This was the line: It was Sunday in the Marais, and the Marais is the only area of Paris that doesn’t shut down…