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5 favourite places to have coffee in Barcelona

Tomorrow we celebrate the yearly Independent Barcelona Coffee Festival, where everyone who loves the beans gets together to share the culture of coffee. At yök we take pride in serving good coffee all year round. Our coffee comes roasted from Nømad Coffee, […]

How to make pan con tomate

The tomato season is still in full swing, so we suggest you start the day with a delicious pan con tomate! Preferably from our rooftop terrace :) The tomato season is still in full swing, so we suggest you start the day […]

Catalan-Scottish breakfast at yök with Philip Dundas.

Our monthly breakfast turned into a feast this year! Every month, London-based Scottish chef Philip Dundas is taking over our ático and turns it into the Radish pop-up! The next Radish Catalan Scottish Feast is on Saturday, May 28th. Book your ticket […]

Upcycled kitchens made from local materials are made to last.

The kitchens at yök Casa + Cultura are designed to look like a nice piece of furniture, because they are situated in the living room, as guests tend not to cook 5 course meals but rather prepare easy meals and breakfasts. The floating effect […]

Cool, non-sad hotel minibars!

Although we prefer honesty bars, here are some cool examples of non-sad minibars by Tablet.  

Think. Eat. Save. Happy Environment Day!

Happy World Environment Day! This year’s slogan is Think.Eat.Save., UNEP’s anti-food waste and food loss campaign that encourages you to reduce your foodprint. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted. This is equivalent […]

Classic Barcelona apartment renovated

Here’s a beautiful renovation of a classic Barcelona apartment from 1910 where the traditional elements have been respected by its designers Anna and Eugeni Bach. For more information visit diarioDESIGN.  

The Allotment grows its own food inside the hotel

Imagine a hotel that offers a culinary experience to guests by growing and cooking its food onsite in the city. This is the idea behind The Allotment by Dean Moran for the Tablet Rethink Hotels competition.  

The Porrón, an eco-friendly way to drink wine!

If you think about it, the Catalan Porrón is a very eco-friendly way to drink wine at big events- avoiding the need to wash glasses, or even plastic cups! It is also fully recyclable at the end of its life. For those […]

Barcelona apartment by Eque y Seta

Check out this renovated Barcelona apartment by Eque y Seta; a refreshing mix of old and new while respecting the original elements and traditions. Beautiful hydraulic floor, lots of reclaimed as well as natural materials and a clever distribution that allows for […]

DIY bar at the Four Seasons Hotel

DIY makes it to 5-star hotels! At the Four Seasons you can now mix your own cocktail and decorate your cupcake. While this might be new in a place like the Four Seasons, I believe this goes back to the concept of Honesty […]

Bees on top of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Here is my report for Treehugger about assisting at the honey harvest of the roof of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC! If beekeeping can be done in Hong Kong and NYC, why not Barcelona?  

Recycled glass products from the Med

Cool 100% recycled glass products, locally produced in Valencia by La Mediterránea. They could be put to good use in our hotel!  

The Marquina, a Catalan design classic

The Marquina oil/vinegar recipient that does not drip or stain, is another classic Catalan design we’d like to see at our hotel. By Rafael Marquina, 1961.  

Cool hotel bar on wheels

This is the kind of bar I like to see in hotels; not sad mini-bars where you have to get on your knees to get a gin tonic out on your own!