-Take advantage of great meals while helping out someone in need-

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Top-class food at affordable prices!!

Fancy eating from a top-class menu, in a top-class Barcelona restaurant, and paying affordable prices? Barcelona Restaurant Week gives you just that opportunity, as it is an initiative which, from 20 to 28 February, will be offering 25-euro menus in Barcelona’s top-class restaurants. In addition, one euro from every menu will be go towards solidarity causes.

Barcelona Restaurant Week will be held from 20 to 28 February, an initiative which aims to offer top-class menus at the city’s best restaurants at the popular price of 25 euros, out of which one euro will go towards Fundación Española del Corazón (the Spanish Heart Foundation) and Fundació ONCE del Gos Guia (ONCE Guide Dog Foundation).

In all, 33 of the city’s top-class restaurants (three of which have a Michelin star), having joined in the Barcelona Gastronomy Programme, will be offering set menus this week, which include an entrée, a main course and dessert, all at the price of 25 euros.

To treat yourselves to these menus, you’ll have to call your chosen restaurant and make a reservation. The 25-euro menu will be on offer at lunchtime and in the evening, or throughout the day, depending on the restaurant.

"The aim is to democratise access to restaurants", explained Gonzalo Jaquotot, the marketing manager of Restaurant Week for Spain. Pere Duran, the general manager of Turisme de Barcelona, added that the aim was also to "capture the foreign demand for Barcelona’s best restaurants".

This initiative, organised by Turisme de Barcelona and Tryp Network, has come to Barcelona after passing through cities throughout the world, like New York, Rio de Janeiro, Lisbon and Madrid. The aim is to held it twice a year in Barcelona, in February and in October.

Here is the list of Restaurants participating in the event

-Sitges Barcelona more affordable than ever!!-

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Don’t think that it was a typo but Sitges now has great deals everywhere you look. For example if you shop at Mercadona ( similar to Tescos) for 100 euros you can feed 4 people for the week while staying in a self service apartment. Even if you decide to head out and have a meal there 3 course lunch menus for 11 euros at Can Marti . For the evening. Angelo’s located in Plaza Espanya  is all hand-made pasta and pizzas and nothing is over 12 euros!!

For the evening the bars have also lowered their prices to 5 euros for a mixed drink and 3-4 euros for beer. Sitges is still the St. Tropez of Spain and now more available than ever to come and enjoy year round!!

-A guide to some of Sitges best restaurants-

Whether one is coming down for the day from Barcelona or in Sitges for vacation the restaurants here in Sitges are amazing. Offering from typical Catalan cuisine to tastes from the far east. The port Aiguadolce changes every weekend from a quiet Spanish port to the gem where the best from Barcelona come just for amazing paellas or fresh seafood.

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If you’re looking for royal thai cuisine look no further Sitthai has with some of the best Asian dishes and ambient in Sitges. During the summer every weekend Sitthai has there resident DJ to bring you up after your amazing pad thai.

If Spanish tapas is more your style el Cable on calle Rusinol is where you need to be!!! From 8-9 pm tapas a beer flow like water as it’s one of the most popular places for locals. Also Air Coco has great tapas and Drink combos all week located right below the famous Sitges Church.

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Looking to treat that special loved one of yours then Fragata is all about French haute cuisine all the rich succulent flavors immerse you however don’t be scared of a decent size bill after.

If you are looking for a great night menu with everything from 7 hour roast pork to their famous fish ball the beach house is always open from 4pm with their midday cocktail specials.

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The Beach house

 All in all Sitges has managed to bring all the flavors of the world into one beautiful mosaic.

-Beat the wet weather by celebrating Easter in Sitges-

Every year once the winter snow slows what’s next…THE RAIN!! Why not change that by brining your family or loved one to Sitges for Easter? Great deals starting at 69/night whether your 2,4, or even 20 we can find that perfect Sitges Apartment for you!! I don’t know about you but I’d rather be enjoying my crème egg  in the sunshine of Sitges than in the wet north weather!!

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-What are you wearing for Sitges Carnaval 2010?-

Sitges Carnaval 2010

Have you got your costume ready??? Or at least planned of something? Because Sitges Carnaval isn’t the same unless you want to be left on the side-lines. From Avatar to Venetian mascara styles are all what it’s about this year. Let us know what you’re wearing this year and later post the photos on either our Barcelona Apartments page or Sitges Apartment pages both on Facebook.

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