How I dined on my summer vacation

Some  memorable 2016 European food experiences.


1. Aer Lingus coffee-filtering, coffee cup on the flight from Dublin to Barcelona.
2. Santa Catarina market, v. de Francesc Cambó, 16, Barcelona.
3. Braised veal cheeks and pan de coca, local bread with tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and salt at Basteix, Barcelona.
4. Moritz Beer at Basteix, Barcelona,
5. Green Olives and a mojito, La Monroe, Plaça de Salvador Seguí , Barcelona
6. Salad with fish, outdoors at El Cafè de la Pedrera, Passeig de Gràcia, 92, Barcelona
7. They have Spar in Barcelona? (Carrer del Bruc, 107?) I thought Spar  was only in Austria?
8. What a great sandwich at Farggi, Placa Catalunya, 4, Barcelona. So fresh.
9. Paella on the way back from the beach at La Cala, Reina Christina, 2, Barcelona.
10. Butterfish with blue potatoes, asparagus, green beans, quinoa, seaweed, roasted pepper and a sweetened soy sauce, Nomo, Barcelona.
11. Chocolate croissant, Barcelona.
12. Relaxing with a Moritz beer in Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia, Barcelona
13. Paused for a coffee while heading up the hill to Park Guell.
14. “Canya de xocolata” and a “Café amb llet” at Caffe de Francesco.
15. Tapas at Blai 9.
16. Carrefour gazpacho and Queso de Oveja, from Carrefour at Mercat de la Boqueria.
17. “Bacalao a la llauna”, salt cod and white beans, garbanzos in this case, at Casa Delfin.
18. Sardine and fishie tapas with a very tasty Vermouth at Puigmarti Vermutaria, Gracía, Barcelona.
19. Estrella beer in Plaça del Sol, Gracía, Barcelona
20. Carpacchio de Barbacoa, La Cerveseria, Plaça de Revolution, Gracia,
21. Sparkling cava sangria, sardine salad and sea bass at Singular, in the shadow of the La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
22. Spargelschäller on Sülzburgstrasse, between Berrenrather Straße and Luxumburger Straße in  Köln.
23. Lunch with an old friend at REWE, corner of Krebsgasse and Breitestrasse, Cologne
24. Breakfast at pension Zur alten Schule, Schulberg 2, Kirchberg
25. Wiener mélange coffee at Café Hawelka, Vienna
26. Wiener Schnitzel at Heurigen Restaurant s’ Vintschgerl, Langenzersdorfer Straße   45,Vienna.
27. The final Estrella tap at the Barcelona airport.
28. The Tuesday and Friday Market, Auerbachplatz in Köln-Sülz.
29. Family Stammtisch at Gasthof Giegengrün, Giegengrün 3, Hartmannsdorf near Kirchberg, Saxony.
30. Currywurst at Gilden im Zims outdoor pub, Heumarkt, Köln.
31. Salad and beef tartare at Hotel Roth, Währingerstraße, Vienna.
32. Liptauer spread and Grüner Veltliner wine at Rudolfhof in Grinzing, Vienna.
33. Wurst salat at Gasthof Grabmüller, Liechtenwerder Platz 3, 1190 Vienna.
34. American breakfast in Naschmarkt, Vienna.
35. Beer bottle vending at 7Sternbräu, Siebensterngasse 19, Vienna.
36. Café Sperl, Gumpendorfer Straße in Vienna.
37. Duran show window, 6. Mariahilferstrasse 91, Vienna.
38. Airport Strudel at Julius Meinl, Vienna Airport.
39. Matjes herring at Duran, 6., Mariahilferstrasse 91, Vienna.
40. Stigl Pils at an outdoor cafe on Franz Jonas Platz at the Floridsdorf train station.
41. Enjoying Wurstsalat in Stammersdorf.





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