Category Archives: Restaurants & local food

Restaurant Tritón revisited (Costa Brava)

There are outstanding travel guides out there. It is amazing how they test, classify and rate almost every restaurant of this planet. In order to get those results, and in order to keep them updated, those big companies send a … Continue reading

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The Ruins of Empúries (Costa Brava)

Empúries (originally called “Emporion”, meaning “trading place” in Greek) was a colony founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC. A few centuries later came the Romans, and they liked so much the place, that they decided to include … Continue reading

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Monells, Madremanya and the noisy 21st Century

I can hardly bear this noisy era. It is really disgusting. We are surrounded by all kinds of horrible noises. If I check my Merriam-Webster dictionary, I realize that the word “noise” has a myriad of synonyms. I am almost … Continue reading

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Restaurant Can Jepet (Setcases, Girona)

It is not too often that this blog devotes a specific post to one single restaurant. Whenever I talk about local food or restaurants it is usually within the context of a broader subject (ie: archeological sites, sunny beaches, medieval … Continue reading

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Restaurant Can Roca (Esponellà, Girona)

It has been a long time since the great, wise, sensitive and trustworthy Covetotop dedicated a whole post to a single restaurant in his fabulous, mythical, groundbreaking and universally acclaimed blog. As a matter of fact, said last post was … Continue reading

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Sacramenia: Citizen Kane’s dream and other Spanish Romanesque Art nightmares (Part One)

Once upon a time there was an American multimillionaire called Citizen Kane, I mean, William Randolph Hearst … He was willing to build an awesome house, full of priceless treasures … The eccentric multimillionaire wanted an authentic Spanish Romanesque Monastery … Continue reading

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The Best Restaurant in the World: El Celler de Can Roca

The great Covetotop is glad to announce to his wise and loyal trillions of followers worldwide that this blog is trustworthy. Very trustworthy. Poorly written, but very trustworthy. Ok. Last year (April 23, 2012, to be precise) the great Covetotop … Continue reading

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