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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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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2017 Season Terrace at the Barcelona Princess Hotel

One of the best things about good weather in Barcelona is being able to eat tapas or a drink outside in a terrace. Now that spring season is getting closer it is the best plan

Now imagine a terrace with trendy atmosphere and fabulous sea views from Barcelona where you can enjoy Mediterranean gastronomy and cocktails. So, your best option is The Gym Bar, the terrace of the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

The Gym Bar · Hotel Barcelona Princess

The Gym Bar · Hotel Barcelona Princess

From March 10th to October, The Gym Bar will open day & night from 10:30h to 24:00h.

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1st Anniversary of Negresco Princess Hotel

In the Hotel Negresco we celebrate our first anniversary and we want to thank each and every one of our guests since without them it wouldn’t have been possible.

Our hotel located in the heart of the city of Barcelona was born from the remodeling office building in the Eixample of Barcelona to become a project that all the workers build with great effort and illusion.

1st Anniversary - Negresco Princess Hotel

1st Anniversary – Negresco Princess Hotel

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Traditional Catalan Christmas Food

In Catalonia we can boast of having the best Mediterranean gastronomy and the best products of proximity. For this reason, at this time of the year it’s the perfect excuse for coming and enjoys the best dishes that we are preparing during the Christmas holidays in Barcelona.

As well as, in the United States it is tradition eating turkey for Thanksgiving in Catalonia we filled our tables of traditional food such as escudella and carn d’olla, galets soup or meat cannelloni.

Traditional Catalan Christmas Cuisine

Traditional Catalan Christmas Cuisine

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