Monthly Archives: March 2014

Restaurante La Guitarra, Ciutadella

Restaurante La Guitarra (Menorca), culinary tradition

Underground at La Guitarra, en Ciutadella Here at Gusto Guides, we are fans of those bars and restaurants that are tucked away from the view of all but the most tenacious of day trippers, not least because they tend to…

Bar Mundial, Barcelona

Bar Mundial: heavenly tapas in Sant Pere, Barcelona

Bar Mundial from Placa Sant Agusti Vell What’s the deal? Maybe it’s the boxing memorabilia?  Perhaps the erratic specials list, chosen according to the time-honoured tradition of ‘whatever chef fancies making today’? Or could it be the heavenly tapas?  Whatever…

Overview bar del Pi, Barcelona, barrio gótico

Bar del Pi – Atomic Bombas in the Barrio Gotico, Barcelona

Interior of Bar del Pi, Barcelona City Centre What’s the deal? Gothic Quarter bar housed in an eighteenth century former coaching inn (and birthplace of the socialist PSUC) on the lovely Plaza Sant Josep Oriol with its weekend artists’ fair and live music….

Barcelona beach, Barceloneta

Safety Tips: Barcelona

So you best friend/parent/hairdresser/bail bondsman has just got home from a trip to Barcelona.  And what do they talk about?  The food, the weather, the nightlife?  How about the pickpockets?  Yes, Barcelona’s petty thieves are fast acquiring a rep for…