Born Street Food returns June 17-19
Mexican, Japanese, Catalan cuisine and more at Barcelona foodie festival
Barcelona's Born neighborhood will be transformed into a food-lover's paradise this weekend for Born Street Food 2022.
Running from June 17-19 at the Plaça Pla de Palau, the foodie festival features top chefs showing off street food from home and abroad.
There will be rice dishes from 1881 per Sagardi, using fresh fish from the Llotja de la Barceloneta market, creative tapas by chef Dani Rueda from Tapeo, and Mexican tacos from Joan Bagur of Oaxaca Cuina Mexicana.
Cheese-lovers should not miss Eva Vila's produce from La Teca de Vila Viniteca, there will be slow-cooked pulled pork from Oriol Rovira of Pork boig per tu, and new Japanese restaurant Ikoya Izakaya, headed by chef Hideki Matsuhisa, makes its Born Street Food debut.
Throughout the weekend, chefs will give demonstrations on how to prepare street dishes, accompanied by music from local DJs.
The food festival, organized by Barcelona Born Gourmet, runs from 12 noon to midnight on Friday and Saturday and from 12 noon to 10pm on Sunday.
Tickets costing €3.50 can be bought to exchange for food (2 tickets) and drinks (1 tickets), with a compulsory minimum purchase of 3 tickets. Advance booking is not required.
Foodies can learn more about the Mediterranean diet and veggie trends in our Filling the Sink podcast below.