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Katherine Burgos

Katherine embraces both perspectives, the one from the locals living in Barcelona and the one of a discoverer eager to live all what Barcelona has to offer.

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Born in the Dominican Republic and raised between Santiago and Massachusetts, Katherine developed at early ages the interest to study languages and to learn about new places and different cultures. After moving from her hometown Santiago, to Barcelona, she developed her interest of seeing the world by finding out the spots that you wouldn’t want to miss in Barcelona and she is willing to share these discoveries with you. In her free time, Katherine enjoys discovering new cities and countries, as well as learning about different cultures. She loves a good dining whether it’s a fine restaurant or the local and informal one. Walking through her favorite neighborhoods of Barcelona is her way to discover enchanting places. She embraces both perspectives, the one from the locals living here and the one of a discoverer eager to live all what Barcelona has to offer.

Mar de Cava - find
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Mar de Cava

Shop for home decor in a totally new way at this imaginative space. Unique furniture, art, and even shoes can be found at Mar de Cava
At Mar de Cava, you can shop for a colorful new couch, see some amazing photographs, and be immersed in art, all at the same time. This space was created by a young Catalan designer, and there's even a restaurant onsite. After you've looked at a chest of drawers shaped like a diamond, trendy shoes, and colorful paintings, satisfy your hunger with a delicious flatbread pizza or salad. 
Address: 293 Carrer de València, Barcelona, 08009, Spain
Phone: +34 934 58 53 33
Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 09:30am-09:00pm Thu-Fri: 09:30am-12:00am Sat: 10:30am-12:00am
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.2 mi
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VILA VINITECA - Gastronomy

Sample Spanish and international wines while snacking on a ham and cheese sandwich at charming boutique Vila Viniteca.
Located in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, Vila Viniteca offers shoppers a wide selection of wines from surrounding Spanish vineyards and worldwide. In addition to their large stock of wines, the shop serves some tasty ham and cheese sandwiches that pair well with just about any wine. A small selection of grocery goods such as chocolate, canned food, and staples like oil and rice rounds out the selection at this charming boutique. 
Address: 9 Carrer dels Agullers, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 902 32 77 77
Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 08:30am-08:30pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 1.08 mi

Colmado Múrria

Visit this gourmet shop for the famed Iberian Ham, a Spanish specialty. Pair it with some cheese, wine and crackers for an impromptu picnic.
This deli is situated in the east Eixample District, and is housed in a Modernist building that was designed by Ramon Casas. It is famous for stocking the best products from every country like smoked salmon from Scotland, Norway and Canada, and the finest Spanish and Italian sausages. There are also about two hundred different kinds of cheese to choose from, and you will find a wide range of wines and spirits, meats, and chocolates from all over the world. 
Address: 85 Carrer de Roger de Llúria, Barcelona, 08009, Spain
Phone: +34 93 215 5789
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00am-02:00pm Sat: 10:00am-02:00pm Mon-Sat: 05:00pm-08:30pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.21 mi
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chök barcelona – The chocolate kitchen

This store experiments with chocolate. Bonbons and macarons are prepared with chocolate from their secret recipe.
Chök is a kitchen dedicated to a contemporary approach to chocolate making. This store, in the heart of the city, creates exquisite chocolate-based delicacies and confections like macarons, churros, cupcakes, crisps, bonbons and gourmet apples. Their specialties are the doughnuts that double up as wall displays and look as great as they taste.
Address: 3 Carrer del Carme, Barcelona, 08001, Spain
Phone: +34 933 04 23 60
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 09:30am 08:30pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.9 mi
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Toto serves Italian dishes that keeps with the Slow Food movement, which encourages the preservation of regional cuisine.
The interior of Toto is welcoming and charming. Walk through the floridly decorated entrance, and take a seat at a rustic-inspired table. Here you can experience Italian cuisine that is a part of the Slow Food movement. The pizza dishes are authentic, and the slightly burnt crust will transport you to Italy. Watch the chefs preparing your meal in the open kitchen, which gives the restaurant an inviting atmosphere. 
Address: 246 Carrer de València, Barcelona, 08007, Spain
Phone: +34 93 467 67 29
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 11:30am-02:00am
Website: ilovetoto.es
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.4 mi
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L'Antic Teatre

This bohemian venue is host to some of the best performances on the experimental art scene. Linger on with a beer on their rustic terrace.
L'Antic Teatre is located in the heart of the city. It breathes new life into a historic building that dates back over a century. A charming atmosphere, re-purposed furnishings and a rustic indoor terrace makes it a popular feature on the alternative arts scene. Here, performances by emerging artists across dance, theater, comedy, music and cinema are organized occasionally. Visitors can enjoy drinks from the bar, with a range of beer, wine and spirits on offer.
Address: 12 Carrer Verdaguer i Callís, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 933 15 23 54
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 04:00pm-11:00pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.65 mi

Flax & Kale

When you dine at Flax & Kale, you know you're eating healthy. Pair your healthful meal with a fresh, cold-pressed juice.
Enjoy simple, healthy food at Flax & Kale. This airy restaurant attracts health fanatics from across the city, thanks to its veggie-heavy menu and fresh juices and smoothies. Vegetarians will have a lot of options to choose from when they visit, including a delicious avocado toast that's sprinkled with seeds. Cold-pressed juices from Teresa's Juicery come in several flavors, including a nutrient-packed green juice. Barcelona doesn't offer a lot of health-conscious cuisine, so definitely pay this sustainable restaurant a visit. 
Address: 74 Calle Tallers, Barcelona, 08001, Spain
Phone: +34 933 17 56 64
Opening hours: Mon-Sun: 10:00am-11:30pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.7 mi
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El Salon

Visit El Salon's cozy dining room and feat on mouthwatering Mediterranean and Catalan fare.
El Salon wins many return visitors with its cozy, living room-like atmosphere and expertly prepared Catalan and Mediterranean dishes. This hidden gem may be tucked away on a small street, but it's worth looking for. Their wine list features some great, reasonably priced options. Service is top-notch and helps create the homelike, friendly atmosphere in the restaurant. The dining room is small, so be sure to call ahead and reserve or arrive early. 
Address: 6 Carrer de l'Hostal D'en Sol, Barcelona, 08002, Spain
Phone: +34 93 315 2159
Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 05:00pm 02:00am
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 1.09 mi

La Tinaja

Taste delicious, traditional Catalan fare and small plates at La Tinaja. The rustic decor of this restaurant only adds to its charm.
Enjoy traditional tapas in a rustic ambiance at La Tinaja. The brick archways of this restaurant are decorated with plates, vases, and other varied knick knacks, giving the place a country house-feel. Choose your wine (or a delicious cava) and order some dishes to share with the table. Order from cheese and charcuterie plates, salads, seafood dishes, and more. This restaurant is great for group outings - you'll want to try a bit of everything. 
Address: 9 Carrer de l'Esparteria, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 93 310 2250
Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 07:30pm 11:30pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 1.1 mi
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Snack on Asian tapas and sip on fruity cocktails at this trendy bar. Be sure to try the mojito!
The atmosphere at Numeronueve is hard to beat. This hip cocktail bar is airy and bright, featuring friendly, specialized service. Sit at the bar and enjoy Asian-inspired tapas dishes, perfect for sharing with your friends. Their cocktail offerings take inspiration from a variety of flavors: definitely try the Sushi Mary and the Mexiterreano. If you can't decide or want to know more about a drink, the bartenders will be happy to answer your questions. 
Address: 9 Carrer de la Vidrieria, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 933 10 05 17
Opening hours: Sat-Sun: 02:00pm-03:00am Mon-Fri: 05pm-02:30am
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 1.1 mi
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Bar del Pla

Visit Bar del Pla and enjoy tasty tapas in a casual atmosphere. The tomato bread is to die for!
The dishes at Bar del Pla are made for sharing, so bring your friends and family. This local restaurant offers some of the best tapas around. Whether you go for the classics, such as the patatas bravas or tomato bread, or some more unique options, like the squid ink croquets, everything is flavorful and well executed. The casual atmosphere makes it a great spot to visit on any night. 
Address: 2 Carrer Montcada, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 932 68 30 03
Opening hours: Mon-Thu: 12:00am 11:00pm Fri-Sat: 12:00am 12:00pm
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.9 mi
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Palau de la Música

This concert hall will blow you away with the world-class performances that take place there.
Built between 1905 and 1908, the Palau de la Música Catalana is an architectural landmark in Barcelona. The inside of the building is ornate, with a three dimensional glass mosaic of the sun on the ceiling being one of the highlights. Although its design is opulent, the greatest attention was paid to making sure the sound in the hall was fantastic during construction!
Address: 4-6 Carrer del Palau de la Música, Barcelona, 08003, Spain
Phone: +34 932 95 72 00
Hotel: Renaissance Barcelona Hotel
Distance: 0.66 mi