Spain Travel Guide

According to Tony, outside of Asia, Spain is the single greatest place for culinary achievement in the world. While in Spain, he explores the art of chocolate.


Activities
Enric Rovira Chocolates
Enric Rovira is one of Barcelona's master chocolatiers. His creations are inspired by the architecture of Gaudi and the skyline of Barcelona. Tony visits Enric's studio and gets an insider's look at how Enric creates his famous chocolate eggs.
  • 17 Carrer Sant Jeroni
  • El Pont de Vilorama, Catalonia 8254 Spain

Enric Rovira Chocolates

Enric Rovira is one of Barcelona's master chocolatiers. His creations are inspired by the architecture of Gaudi and the skyline of Barcelona. Tony visits Enric's studio and gets an insider's look at how Enric creates his famous chocolate eggs.
17 Carrer Sant Jeroni El Pont de Vilorama, Catalonia, Spain

Hotels
Hotel Rural Els Casals
An hour north of Barcelona in the Catalan countryside, Oriol Rovira and his wife, Marta, run a small inn and restaurant known as Els Casals. Tony and Lucy Garcia are treated to a meal created with ingredients grown and raised on the family's farm.
  • Lugar Casals, s/n
  • SagÆs, Catalonia 8517 Spain

Hotel Rural Els Casals

An hour north of Barcelona in the Catalan countryside, Oriol Rovira and his wife, Marta, run a small inn and restaurant known as Els Casals. Tony and Lucy Garcia are treated to a meal created with ingredients grown and raised on the family's farm.
Lugar Casals, s/n SagÆs, Catalonia, Spain
Phone: 34 938 25 12 00

Restaurants & Bars
Espai Sucre
Espai Sucre is an all-desserts restaurant in Barcelona. Anthony Bourdain joins Jordi Butron, owner of Espai Sucre, and El Bulli chef Albert Adria for a number of savory and sweet desserts.
  • Carrer de la Princesa, 53
  • Barcelona, Catalonia 8003 Spain

Espai Sucre

Espai Sucre is an all-desserts restaurant in Barcelona. Anthony Bourdain joins Jordi Butron, owner of Espai Sucre, and El Bulli chef Albert Adria for a number of savory and sweet desserts.
Carrer de la Princesa, 53 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Phone: 34 932 68 16 30
Quimet & Quimet
Tony visits Quimet & Quimet, a tiny Barcelona vermouth bar. Quimet & Quimet is known for its variety of vermouth and its selection of montaditos, small Basque-style tapas on crisp bread.
  • Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 25
  • Barcelona, Catalonia 8004 Spain

Quimet & Quimet

Tony visits Quimet & Quimet, a tiny Barcelona vermouth bar. Quimet & Quimet is known for its variety of vermouth and its selection of montaditos, small Basque-style tapas on crisp bread.
Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes, 25 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Phone: 34 934 42 31 42
Arzak
San Sebastian could be considered the single greatest food city on the planet. Its home to one of the top restaurants in the world, Arzak, which has earned the coveted 3 Michelin stars -- and a 3-month-long reservation waiting list.
  • Avenida del Alcalde José Elosegi, 273
  • San Sebastian, Guipúzcoa Spain

Arzak

San Sebastian could be considered the single greatest food city on the planet. Its home to one of the top restaurants in the world, Arzak, which has earned the coveted 3 Michelin stars -- and a 3-month-long reservation waiting list.
Avenida del Alcalde José Elosegi, 273 San Sebastian, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Phone: 34 943 27 84 65
Espinaler Bodega
The Espinaler family opened this small bodega in the fishing village of Vilasar de Mar in 1896. Anthony Bourdain and his guide, Lucy Garcia, meet Miguel at Espinaler for a feast of their canned seafood and accompanying Espinaler sauce.
  • Cami Ral, 1
  • Vilassar de Mar, Catalonia 8340 Spain

Espinaler Bodega

The Espinaler family opened this small bodega in the fishing village of Vilasar de Mar in 1896. Anthony Bourdain and his guide, Lucy Garcia, meet Miguel at Espinaler for a feast of their canned seafood and accompanying Espinaler sauce.
Cami Ral, 1 Vilassar de Mar, Catalonia, Spain
Phone: 34 937 50 25 21
Mugaritz
Andoni Aduriz, a Michelin-starred restaurant, is located in the San Sebastian countryside. Before the meal, Andoni and Tony take a trip to the countryside to collect herbs that will be used in the meal.
  • Aldura Aldea, 20
  • Errenteria, Basque Country Spain

Mugaritz

Andoni Aduriz, a Michelin-starred restaurant, is located in the San Sebastian countryside. Before the meal, Andoni and Tony take a trip to the countryside to collect herbs that will be used in the meal.
Aldura Aldea, 20 Errenteria, Basque Country, Spain
Restaurant Etxebarri
Etxebarri is located in the Basque Region, an hour south of Spain's northern coastline, in the mountainous village of Axpe. The tasting menu includes prawns, oysters, eels and fresh chorizo.
  • Calle de San Juán, 1
  • Axpe, Basque Country 48291 Spain

Restaurant Etxebarri

Etxebarri is located in the Basque Region, an hour south of Spain's northern coastline, in the mountainous village of Axpe. The tasting menu includes prawns, oysters, eels and fresh chorizo.
Calle de San Juán, 1 Axpe, Basque Country, Spain
Phone: 34 946 58 30 42