Pau Casals, 22 Barcelona
For more than 50 years, the Padrós family has been rolling out the gray awning of the emblematic Zinnia Flores store to attend to all customers, friends and fans who stop by the flower shop at the corner of Turó Park. Today, Pere Padrós, who has won international competitions and was a professor at the School of Floral Art of Catalunya, prepares a wide range of products and services, using innovative materials and cutting-edge trends. Because there are things that can only be said with flowers, Zinnia delivers all over the world through Interflora.
Monday-Friday 8:00-15:00 and 16:00-20:00
Bio Vegan Food Bio-vegan grocer, The Living Food, offers a wide selection of locally grown, cruelty free, and GMO free products. They sell vegan artisan cheeses, superfoods, bio cosmetics, supplements, raw foods, and gluten free products. The Living Food holds a variety of certifications, including European Organic, Vegan, Cruelty Free, and Gluten Free. The bright and airy store in the Eixample neighborhood also showcases fermented products, along with a careful selection of clean cosmetics, supplements, and anti-aging products. Finally, customers can expect personal attention by way of workshops offered by specialists in various fields. Follow The Living Food’s blog to stay updated on topics such as kimchi, animal cruelty free initiatives, gluten free products, and sustainable living. About NicholeView all posts by Nichole | Website
Star Beauty Treatment Factory 236 Beauty Concept BCN believes that hospitality is the key to their success. The services are offered in a multi-functional space where clients can enjoy exclusive hairdressing services, check out different ways of creative living and design, plus art exhibitions in The Art Wall. The Factory 236 Fashion Station showcases fashion designs, creative collaborations, and product launches. Masterclasses and workshops are also available for both industry professionals and clients. Factory 236 prides itself on its exclusive and international clientele. Renowned athletes, models and society members of the city, have passed through this versatile space. The staff consists of a carefully selected team of professional hairdressers. Each team member shares similar professional values that fit with the Factory 236 philosophy and all have a passion for customer service. The latest and best hair techniques in color and styling are available, plus traditional salon services such as makeup, hair treatments, manicures and pedicures. Factory 236 looks for high quality products because the health of their client’s hair is a top priority. About Meagan BellovinMeagan arrived in Barcelona in 2019, having left behind a full life of family, friends, and career in Austin, Texas. Originally educated as a journalist, Meagan taught children in her local public school system for nearly ten years before moving to Barcelona with her husband and dog. Since her arrival, she has embraced local living, taking Spanish classes, making new friends, and rediscovering her journalism past by writing for The Barcelona Edit.View all posts by Meagan Bellovin
Cupcake, Cava, and Coffee The cheerful Irish owners of La Cava Cakery have paired two great pleasures in life – gourmet cupcakes and cava. The cosy shop, located on a main thoroughfare in Gracia, is a well-designed blend of stylish light fixtures, tall tables and bar stools, plus an Instagram-ready array of cupcakes in a range of flavors from salted caramel and red velvet to the more traditional chocolate and strawberry. Enjoy a signature cupcake with a mug of their specialty coffee or flute of cava. Cupcakes also are available by order to celebrate a special event, birthday, or business meeting. All cupcakes are baked on site using quality ingredients. Check out these other specialty Barcelona bakeries. About NicholeView all posts by Nichole | Website
Hair Expression at Royal Oak Your hair is a reflection of your creative spirit. Whatever your jam is, your hair should be able to reflect it. Hair is not an afterthought, but rather as important an expression of your personality as what you wear, or what music you listen to; but that doesn’t mean it should be a pain to maintain. Giving you easy-to-maintain hair that fully expresses your creativity and sense of style is at the core of Royal Oak’s philosophy and service. They strive to give clients what will work best for their unique hair and style – and something that is also totally achievable at home between salon sessions. About Meagan BellovinMeagan arrived in Barcelona in 2019, having left behind a full life of family, friends, and career in Austin, Texas. Originally educated as a journalist, Meagan taught children in her local public school system for nearly ten years before moving to Barcelona with her husband and dog. Since her arrival, she has embraced local living, taking Spanish classes, making new friends, and rediscovering her journalism past by writing for The Barcelona Edit.View all posts by Meagan Bellovin