The ideas are explained in the cookbook's 200 pages. These were born out of the same motivation to share the food and celebratory culture of a typical Spanish tapas bar that led to the creation of the original Barcelona. "We wanted to create an ambiance of food and lifestyle of eating and drinking and laughing and socializing that is found in Spain, a trattoria in Italy, a brasserie in France." --Greenwitch Time, June 17, 2009
My favorite food in Barcelona was the patatas bravas and I couldn't wait to make them at home. The recipe in this book was not my favorite because it lacked ground nuts. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Elaine Jafolla
I really enjoyed reading the story of the owners. I found some great recipes that I have adopted to my repertoire.Published 16 months ago by In The Boot
The recipes in this cookbook are achievable for any cook with a kitchen, and yet they flavor combinations are incredible and the recipes are dynamic and inspired.Published 19 months ago by Chris P.
I love the way this cookbook is written. It's conversational and informative, not just recipes.
If you read only the first chapter, on cocktails and wine, it's worth the... Read more
I used to be a regular at the Original Barcelona Restaurant in Norwalk, CT, but with a new chefs/management the food quality and customer service have plummeted! Read morePublished on January 24, 2013 by J. T. Malone
A beautiful cookbook from one of my favorite restaurants! So happy I can now make some of my favorite dishes at home as well.Published on January 4, 2013 by Mary Coppola
I live in Connecticut and have been to this restaurant many times. This book includes some of their best recipes and basics such as such as calamari a la plancha, gambas al... Read morePublished on September 12, 2012 by Ready to Explode
Product arrived quickly and in good condition. I got this for a friend as a gift and he loved it. Having been to Barcelona a few times he was really excited to have some of the... Read morePublished on January 2, 2012 by Sunny Day