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Thursday, May 15, 2014 (read 503 times)
Tapas in Barcelona - Tapantoni 2014by Tyson
A Barcelona neighborhood cooks up tantalizing tapas at two unexpectedly economic prices (2€ or 2.90€!) every Wednesday for the rest of 2014.
35 bars, restaurants, cafés and bakeries in Barcelona’s Sant Antoni district have teamed up to put on an economic celebration of the tapa –welcome to the 2014 edition of Tapantoni, a sumptuous feast of affordable tapas bound to please a variety of pallets, from fancy fare for fickle foodies and dainty diners, modern masterpieces for bold eaters with experiment-eager appetites to casual cuisine and timeless classics that cater to conservative tastes. This weekly Wednesday event is quite simply an explosion of exquisite edible artistry which hungry folks may wolf down without the budget guilt that so often bitters the taste of quality culinary experiences. Each item is priced at just 2€ or 2.90€.
Tapas, tapas, and more tapas
Tapas enthusiasts, prepare to indulge in fun flavors, fresh foodstuffs, toothsome tastes and surprising twists, where cool chefs offer their creative culinary creations crammed with copious Catalan creativity, inviting cost conscious and discerning diners to discover the lush cooking landscapes of this cosmopolitan capital; Barcelona delivers the dining solutions.
Wonderful miniburgers, pinxos, montaditos (bread wedges loaded with bold toppings, often with a modern edge), hummus plates, and crispy calamari, are just a few of Tapantoni’s handsome possibilities, most of which come paired with a carefully selected beverage designed to balance and maximize the delicate natural meal dualities of your budget friendly dining experience. This is a place where the traditional and modern harmonize, international and local traditions blend; take a peek here and prepare to feast your eyes on an exciting journey through delicate textures, subtle spice, bold flavor and awesome zest; remember, the tapas adventure kicks off every Wednesday.
So next Wednesday, or any Wednesday this year, call up your amics or come solo to BCN’s Saint Antoni neighborhood to hang out, soak up the fresh vibe, and enjoy tapas, Spain’s most celebrated cooking tradition.
Saint Antoni neighborhood
Sant Antoni is a thriving dining district, and delicious options are expanding; new eateries keep popping up all over this flavorful barrio, a cool corner of a cosmo capital city, where modern snackers and meal munchers in the know go to grub top tapas in laid-back atmospheres at surprisingly reasonable prices.
The neighborhood sits huddled within BCN’s emblematic Eixample district, famous for its architectural masterworks, particularly those of Antoni Gaudí: the towering spires of the Sagrada Familia temple that rise above the city skyline, and the wavy limestone façade of La Pedrera . The 19th century Sant Antoni Market stands at the heart of Sant Antoni, a hip community, particularly on Wednesdays, when anxious residents and visitors crave the yummy.
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