Barcelona is an amazing food city.
Even better than I’d imagined!
I’m writing this to the sound of Vegas snoring (very loudly) next to me while I
impatiently wait for dinner time. As you read this, Vegas and I are traveling back to the States after an amazing week in Barcelona. I’m incredibly sad to have to go home, but we’re already plotting out return!
I will take the time to write a more thoughtful post about the incredible food and people we were treated to in the past week, but I wanted to get a quickie up for WIAW. So today I’m sharing a quickie WIAW from Barcelona.
Be sure to link up to Jenn’s WIAW baby at the bottom!
I brought ACV and BCAAs from home so we could have our morning cocktail(I know… but it really starts the day out right). Most days Vegas slept in while I went to the gym. Then I came back with cafe con leche for both of us. I don’t love coffee, but I DO love it in Europe. It tastes so much better here!
We were pleased to discover that Barcelona, unlike most other European cities, is really into breakfast. Even better for us, many places serve it until noon or later!
Since we often slept in, breakfasts were basically lunch. That worked well, as dinner is served late here. Lunch was more like pre-dinner snack.
We didn’t really need an appetizer, but we couldn’t pass up these ham croquettes at Gaudim.
The goal of our dinner at Gaudim was paella. I ordered the seafood and Vegas had chicken and vegetables. Both were fabulous, but I really loved the fresh seafood in mine. Their prawns are almost sweet!
We also had wine… but if you know me that goes without saying. 😉
While we were stuffed… there’s a special place in your stomach that’s reserved for dessert. When our server brought out the dessert menu, we didn’t even have to talk about which dish we’d order.
This was a chocolate ganache dressed with flaky sea salt, local olive oil, and a crisp piece of toast. Sweet, salty, silky, and crunchy. I’m a little shocked one of us didn’t lick the plate!
I’m so exited to share the rest of our adventures! As soon as I recover from the jet lag…
Do you eat late on vacation?
Are you a sweet and salty person?