La Boqueria: Tapas y Vino for Breakfast

DSC01815This morning, on the advice of many, many people, we made our way over to La Boqueria — formally known as El Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria — for breakfast and shopping.

Dating back to 1217, La Boqeria is situated on La Rambla, and is jam packed with stalls selling every food item imaginable, from jamons to seafood to fruits, vegetables, cheeses, nuts, and even bulk fresh ground spices.

Restaurant stalls sell fresh made tapas and pintxos and folks were drinking wine with their breakfast! Naturally, we joined in; no need to twist my arm! After all, when in Rome…
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