Month: October 2017

Vicky, Christina, BARCELONA (minus Vicky & Christina)

Contributed with sass and love by Marcela Velez – Born in Colombia, bread in Costa Rica. Left the nest at 18 for NYC and to study in Parsons but she’s called Barcelona her home since 2012 when she co-founded and launched the sensational M2Malletier handbag house.  Secret of adulthood: nothing cures a hangover like pasta and arepas. Rise & Shine –  For breakfast head to Auto Rosellón – it’s in Calle Enrique Granado – one of my favorite streets filled with mosaics and colors.  The restaurant looks super simple but inside it has amazing design details such as their lamps. The menu is fixed but it has seasonal dishes. The kitchen is tiny, the majority of it is exposed, and you’ve never seen more savory-looking veggies in your life. Take a walk on the wild side –  My favorite area is The Raval which is the immigrants’ neighborhood, it’s full of street art and I walk through there every day to go to SoHo house. This area is fascinating because this is a neighborhood where immigrant cultures clash, converge and co-exist: you see …