Situated on a fertile coastal plain, with the vast resources of the Mediterranean Sea and a creative tradition, Barcelona and Catalan cuisine are known for inventiveness and daring. Among the stalls of Mercat de la Boqueria, with a a selection of colorful produce, fresh fish, mushrooms and more, you’ll find home cooks side-by-side with renowned chefs, picking the finest ingredients. Visitors sample the fare at chiringuitos, counters throughout the marketplace that serve up delectable offerings. Pinotxo and Quim, are two of these popular stops. Top restaurants like Ovic and Alkimia celebrate local avant-garde cuisine. Whether a quick lunch in the marketplace or a fine dining experience, you’re sure to find culinary delight.