A 100% Gluten-Free Italian Joint

As most people with a food allergy know, eating out at a restaurant can be difficult, especially when you are with people who are not afflicted by any sort of food related issue. They grimace when its your turn to order, because they know you will ask 25 questions about the ingredients in the starters menu…

Local Mecca for Gluten-Free Baked Treats

At last! Another dedicated gluten-free bakery to add to this blog! It feels like its been ages since a discovery like this has happened to us here at Gluten Free BCN. So far, most places have been quite a hike to get to, and with varied amounts of satisfaction for our wallets and tastebuds. Now…

La LLuna Lights Up the Night

In January, my sister-in-law’s friends were visiting Barcelona for a long weekend.  I had never met them before, but it was no surprise that they were lovely people. I was happily invited along to several restaurants that catered to vegetarians, and in general, they also have GF options so I could partake in the feasting. I…

Completely Satisfactory: Copasetic

Eating gluten-free* for a good price close to home can be difficult depending on which Barcelona neighborhood you live in.  It was very exciting when I found a delicious, high-quality little bistro just a few blocks away that makes unique dishes I can actually eat.  I had read about Copasetic on other websites, and it…

All Gluten-Free Restaurants in One Easy Place

I was approached recently by the creators of a website called Allergy Chef.  It is the first free online restaurant reservation network for people with food allergies and intolerances in Barcelona and all of Catalunya.  They are working in alliance with the medical society SCAIC, Catalan Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, to train and inform…

When in Andorra, Can Manel is Your Only Man

During the winter of 2013, we decided to take a trip up to Andorra from Barcelona for the weekend.  We were not interested in skiing, but rather, were going to tromp around in the snow and visit a hot spring resort that I had read about, Caldea. We headed directly to Andorra la Vella, Andorra’s capital city, from…