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…

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…

A Treat on Avenida Mistral

Depending on what neighborhood you find yourself in, you should be able to find a nice gelato or ice-cream shop that will cater to your needs.  Located on Avenida Mistral, just two blocks off of Plaza Espanya, is the lovely little gelato shop, Gelatomania.  Since 1984, these Italian crafters have been making gelato, sorbet, and other…

Dietetica Gloria – Dedicated GF Shop!

I recently discovered an amazing shop just a few blocks north of Sants train station that caters to the dietarily restricted such as myself. In general, the different gluten-free options available at most of the Barcelona supermarkets are quite underwhelming, so this place is likely to breathe a bit of excitement into your diet. Its…

Dreamy Gelato in El Gótico

When having a wander through the meandering alleyways of El Gótico in Barcelona you can work up quite a hunger.  Whether it is a roasting hot summer’s day or a chilly winter’s eve, you WILL enjoy a treat from my favorite gelato shop, I guarantee.  Its the kind of place where everyone will be able…