It's not about being "cool" anymore, it's a way of life. There are people, that tried not eating meat but later gave it up, some can't imagine their life without it, and there are some that have forgotten it's taste already and are fine with it. We are not going to make propaganda of vegetarianism in a country of "jamon". Yes, in Spain the majority of the population are meat eaters consuming tons of sausages, hamburgers and other meat products each year. If it's not about you - keep reading this article.
In Barcelona many people pay great attention to their nutrition. Every year there are more and more new spots for vegans and vegetarians, as well as plenty of new shops specializing in ECO and BIO products. Vegetarian restaurants - are cheap and delicious places, with a great variaty of vegetal dishes with tofu, soy meat, all kinds of grains, fruits and vegetables. Very often these places are run by Nepalese or Hindu owners. But even if you love meat, trust me, you won't regret visiting a vegetarian restaurants, because dishes there are delicious, healthy and your body will thank you after.