Presentation of the book “Restaurants de Barcelona”

“Restaurants de Barcelona”, an overview of the wide range of cuisine in the city”

The City Council, through the Department of Commerce, Consumer Markets, published this new book by journalist Julia Peiro. The publication, written in Catalan, Spanish and English, includes a selection of 257 establishments, with references to the most typical dishes and an important role graph through a selection of photographs of the interior. The book is also a brief history of the city, including references to the origins of restaurants, some trees.

With this work the council reaffirms its commitment to a strategic sector for the economy of the city, which also helps to boost its tourist appeal.

The councilman of Commerce, Consumer Markets and the City of Barcelona, Raimond Blasi, presented today at the School of Hotel Barcelona (ESHOB) book.

The book has 279 pages, written in Catalan, Spanish and English and has become a first print run of 1,500 copies, which can be purchased at a price of € 40 in the library of the City Hall (c / city​​, 4). Includes a foreword by the Mayor Xavier Trias, the Councillor Raimond Blasi and the author himself, who points out that the selection has been based largely on public input through Web 2.0 tools.