Named for a trendy neighborhood in Barcelona, this Greenpoint tapas den has a decidedly urban feel. Make your way inside to discover a glossy space, featuring a neon squiggle suspended from the ceiling, red Shaker-style chairs, as well as a long bar with twelve contemporary (but comfy!) stools for perching. Over in the kitchen, the chefs slide effortlessly between Andalusia, Catalonia, and Castilla-La Mancha, giving each of their dishes a dusting of contemporary flair. Warm goat cheese croquetas are served with apple compote; while shaved summer squash straddles sweet-salty perfection with jamon Ibérico, blueberries, and padrón pepper vinaigrette. For a flavor-packed finale, go for stone-grilled octopus seasoned with olive oil, thyme, and paprika.
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