The best tapas in Barcelona – Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017

The last Hotel Tapa Tour edition was a success, for this reason next May the Hotel Tapa Tour will return to Barcelona to celebrate its second edition from 4 to 14 May 2017.

During 10 days you will can enjoy the best hotels 4 and 5 stars in Barcelona and taste its gastronomy made tapas with a glass of wine or cava.

Each hotel in Barcelona will offer two tapas. One tapa to contest that will be judged by a jury, the second one will be a solidarity tapa whose benefits will be destined to a good cause. In addition, the public can vote for their favorite tapas.

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

There will be 9 routes: La Rambla, Urquinaona, Poble Sec-Sants, Poblenou, Gran Vía, Marítima, Zona Alta de Barcelona, Eixample Izquierda and Eixample Derecha.  The hotel Hesperia Tower will be out of route.

The two urban hotels in Barcelona (Barcelona Princess & Negresco Princess) of the chain Princess Hotels & Resorts will participate in the Hotel Tapa Tour 2017. And not only that, in addition the chefs of both hotels have accepted the challenge of this edition

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

Hotel Tapa Tour Barcelona 2017 · Hotel Barcelona Princess · Hotel Negresco Princess

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MésQHotes & TimeOut Barcelona prepare Vermouth in the Hotels of Barcelona

It’s Vermouth time in the hotels of Barcelona, a gastronomic experience by MésQHotels and TimeOut Barcelona.

16 hotels in the city open their doors from March to July to offer the best vermouth of Barcelona accompanied by the best atmosphere and gastronomy.

The Hotel Negresco Princess is one of them and it invites you to The Corner by Princess, its restaurant Bar located at street level in a typical corner of the Eixample of Barcelona.

Vermut als Hotels de Barcelona - Hotel Negresco Princess

Vermut als Hotels de Barcelona – Hotel Negresco Princess

Ask for the Negre-mut, our gastronomic offer that includes Vermouth, a tin can with a delicious assortment of cockles, mussels, clams and obviously our Negre-mut includes Corominas chips.

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From Barcelona to the Pyrenees – Congress of the product and gastronomy of the Pyrenees

Pedro, Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, will leave Barcelona for a few days to attend Congreso del producto y la gastronomía de los Pirineos  (Congress of the product and gastronomy of the Pyrenees).

This congress will be held from 18 to 21 March at the Palacio de Congresos in Huesca. More than a congress will be a space to share experiences among restuarant business, the food industry, chefs, wine experts, foodies and in general for the lovers of the gastronomy.

There will be renowned figures of gastronomy,for example Alberto Ferruz, chef of the BonAmb restaurant in Alicante, Charo Val, chef of La Alacena del Gourmet Catering & Events, from Ibiza; Guy Espagnacq, chef of the restaurant Le Petit Gourmand in Tarbes; Óscar García, chef of the Baluarte restaurant in Soria, Guillermo Cruz and Ramón Perisé Moré, sommelier and cook of the Restaurant Mugaritz in Rentería; Manuel Godet, chef of the restaurant L’Impreinte in Tarbes; Ricardo Sanz, chef of the restaurant Kabuki in Madrid and from Barcelona, Pedro Montolio, chef of the Barcelona Princess Hotel.

David Bourg & Pedro Montolio at The Gyma Bar, Hotel Barcelona Pirncess

David Bourg & Pedro Montolio at The Gyma Bar, Hotel Barcelona Pirncess

Pedro Montolio and David Bourg were winners of the first semifinal of Barcelona of the CCA and they will be in the final of the 7th edition of this contest Concurso Cocinero del Año  – CCA (Best Chef of the Year) but on Tuesday, March 21 they will be attend at the presentation and show cooking “La cocina de la trufa negra de Huesca” (The cuisine of the Black truffle in Huesca) where they will prepare three delicious tapas with truffle of Huesca as ingredient.

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Calçots & truffle season

One of the most fun gastronomic experiences in Catalonia is the calçotadas. A calçotada in Barcelona is a ritual event that includes friends, romesco sauce, bibs and obviously take calçots with your hands. Just be careful with the stains!

The calçots are vegetables like the green onions and the season to eat calçots is from January, February until March.

To eat calçots you requires skill and get your hands dirty. Take the calçot with one hand and with the other remove the layer scorched by the fire. Then dip the calçot in the calçot sauce and eat the inner white part.

Calçots · Hotel Barcelona Princess

Calçots · Hotel Barcelona Princess

Another seasonal product (November to March) is the truffle. This delicacy of the earth has a delicious taste and a delicate and penetrating aroma. That is reason that the Hotel Barcelona Princess brings to the table of its Restaurant The Corner Bar exquisite eggs truffled with truffle of Graus (province of Huesca)

You can taste of this seasonal fungus on the Weekly Menu of The Corner Bar from February, 20 to February 24.

The Corner Princess - Hotel Barcelona Princess

The Corner Bar – Hotel Barcelona Princess

Corporate Social Responsibility Actions 2016 Hotel Barcelona Princess

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an active and voluntary contribution of the Hotel Barcelona Princess to the social, economic and environmental improvement of its immediate surroundings.

As a new year begins (2017), we have taken stock of the actions of corporate social responsibility of 2016.

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These are some of the RSC actions of 2016:

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