Bizarre Foods, Delicious Destinations Barcelona: here are the addresses picked by Andrew Zimmern and his crew! This show explores a different city every week and chooses the best restaurants that feature its famous dishes.

DISH –  Pinchos – Delicious Destinations Barcelona

WHAT IS IT?

Pinchos literally means “Spikes” as the dish is served with a toothpick holding the ingredients together. One of the pinchos featured on the show is a soft omelet which includes potatoes and topped with caramelized sugar. This mixture is put on top of a piece of bread and held together using a toothpick. Another is called Pincho Bacalao: battered and fried codfish placed on top of Pan Tomaquet with Alioli sauce.

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WHERE TO FIND IT?

Tapeo

Carrer de Montcada, 29, 08003 Barcelona, Spain https://goo.gl/maps/wNuvBaTnDNoynmVR9

NOTES

100’s varieties of Pinchos is served

DISH –  Raciones

WHAT IS IT?

A slice of pork dewlap (neck) cured in sugar, salt, and paprika. The meat is fried quickly at high temperature and finally cooked in the oven.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Betlem – Miscel·lània Gastronòmica

Carrer de Girona, 70, 08009 Barcelona, Spain https://goo.gl/maps/jvfymHcCyQc5c1b46

DISH –  Paella

WHAT IS IT?

A mixture of cooked rice, shrimp, squid, clams, mussels, other seafood, cuts of vegetables and some seasonings.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Còctels

08370 Calella, Barcelona, Spain

https://goo.gl/maps/xNf8B1hFwSiLuhjw5

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DISH –  Jamon Iberico – Delicious Destinations Barcelona

WHAT IS IT?

A thin cut of cured Iberian pig ham. It is often served with Pan Tomaquet and olive oil.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Cinco Jotas

Rambla de Catalunya, 91-93, 08008 Barcelona, Spain https://goo.gl/maps/33DjrvihPzpHYzft6

NOTES

There are several Cico Jotas around Spain.

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DISH –  Crema Catalana – Delicious Destinations Barcelona

WHAT IS IT?

A custard made of corn flour, sugar and egg with a mixture of fresh milk, cinnamon and lemon peel as the base poured on clay dishes. Finally, caramelized sugar as a topping.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Granja M Viader

Carrer d’en Xuclà, 4, 08001 Barcelona, Spain https://goo.gl/maps/nHvxmUtSHxcjWGi29

DISH –  Montaditos

WHAT IS IT?

Langostino con piquillo, a variety of Montaditos is made of toasted bread topped with red pepper, prawn, yogurt, honey and soy and finally caviar. Choices of the ingredient mix depend upon the mood of the customer.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Quimet & Quimet (NDLR: This is one of my favourite restaurants in the world.)

Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain https://goo.gl/maps/gzL4ybVQT5cDNzXj8

NOTES – There are 30 varieties of Monaditos served.

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