It is not possible to visit Spain without trying the famous snack «patatas bravas», which is served in almost every institution. Nothing in this sophisticated dish is not, this is one of the easiest meals of the entire range of Spanish tapas. But if fried potatoes under the spicy sauce or mayonnaise with garlic "ali oli" to your taste, feel free to go to the north of the city to the bar, Thomas de Sarria, which serves the best of Barcelona patatas Bravas. "Bravo" patatas become thanks to his hot sauce.
Book a batch of potatoes, a cold beer or a glass of draft vermouth. Enjoy entourage typical Barcelona bar, where everything is simple, old-fashioned and no glamor, or watch from the outdoor terrace of the measured life of the Catalans. Tourists rarely get here, inside with a bright mixture of locals of all ages, note that the waiters are still those characters and professionals. Also famous are suggested to try the potatoes marinated anchovies in vinegar "bokerones", croquettes, meatballs in tomato sauce and a local version of Olivier, which in Spain is called «ensaladilla rusa». And if you are really hungry, order a "plato combinado", a combination of steak, fried eggs and potatoes that most, instead of meat, you can choose chicken or pork sausage home. After such a stormy afternoon tasting advised to arrange exercise in the park Pedralbes, there are very nice and also not turistichno. He is in 15 minute walk from the bars.
A portion of patatas Bravas is worth 3 €, more serious dishes in the area 7 €.
Bar Thomas is located in the district of Sarrià. Go here for the purpose of the center gallant taste the potatoes for a long time. But if you were in the north of Barcelona, or you wanted to see how the Catalans live away from the tourist part of town, be sure to take a look at this legendary restaurant. You can get here by walking minutes 15 from Maria Cristina Metro or sitting on the train Ferrocariles Catalanes opposite Café Zurich at Plaza Catalunya and get off at the station Sarria.