The next day, we went walking around the city looking at sites. Along the way, we decided to stop for lunch. The streets of Barcelona can be quite confusing. There are so many small, dark streets that look like alleys. Most tourist maps don't even list these streets. Better to get a very local map otherwise have fun walking around looking for things and places. Lucky for us, we didn't have to look too long for Cal Pep, our next dining destination.
To start, we had grilled anchovies with red pepper over toast. Anchovies do not get enough love. They're delicious and not "fishy" at all. They certainly get a bad reputation from naysayers. These, in fact, were simply cooked with oil and lemon. Paired nicely with the sweetness of the pepper to the crunchiness of the toast. A good start to the meal.
Next, toasted bread with tomato, olive oil, and salt. Such an a simple dish (again) but so good. Crusty bread with a light char. Tomatoes grated against the crunchy bits of the bread then topped with good Spanish oil and salt.
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