• Every neighborhood will have an assortment of delis that sell cheeses, meats and other treats. These will either be permanent stores or market stalls (see the section on Open-Air Markets).Spain is famous for its fruit, vegetables and deli goods so finding these items is not difficult at all. The more complicated task can be finding the foods that are missed from home.

    The simple things that stave off homesickness can be found in specialty shops that cater specifically to Asian, US and UK expats (and peanut butter can be found in the occasional smaller grocery store, although be prepared to pay for it – €4 to €5 for a 250gr jar).

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    UK AND US

    Kuppers & Johansson
    Carrer de Negrevernis, 2, Barcelona, Spain, 08034
    District: Sarrià-Sant Gervasi
    Lovely little corner shop in Sarria with great stock of American specialties. Hershey bars, peanut butter, Oscar Meyer, Ben & Jerry, it’s all here.

    British-market.com – British Dutch supermarket in Castelldefels
    Carrer de l’Esglèsia, 178, Castelldefels, Spain, 08860
    Tel: 936365465
    E-mail: maryoneil@hotmail.com
    British Dutch supermarket in Castelldefels. Hundreds of food items, mostly British, also Dutch, American and Spanish. Delivery service to Barcelona and Sitges.

    A Taste of Home – English food shop Barcelona
    http://www.atasteofhome.eu.com/
    Carrer de Floridablanca, 78, Barcelona, Spain, 08015
    Telephone: 933251797
    District: Eixample I
    The original expat food shop in Barcelona. This English supermarket located in Floridablanca 78 (near Viladomat) has over 2000 different products and if it’s not in the shop, you can order it. Lots of Christmas goods at very competitive prices and good range of vegetarian products. Online ordering and delivery available.
    Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10.00 – 21.00 Sunday: 10.00 – 16.00

    Deishop – a Spanish store that carries everything from Thai to American products.
    http://delishop.es/recetas/
    Tel: 93 215 15 46
    As advertised on its website, the Delishop was voted the best new establishment of 2009 and offers a great selection of products in any of its three locations (Gracia, Eixample and L’illa) as well as online ordering capabilities.

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    CHINESE, THAI AND JAPANESE SPECIALTY STORES

    Tokyo-ya – Japanese supermarket Barcelona
    http://www.arrakis.es/~tokyoya/es.html
    Comte Borrell, 334, Barcelona
    Tel: 93 439 30 40
    Tofu, seaweeds, fish for sushi, rice, noodles, sauces, nuts, vegetables, species, fruit, liquors and Japanese beer and other Japanese products. Also crockery, chopsticks and cookware.
    Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10:00 to 14:00 & 17:00 to 20:00.

    Superstore Asia Food Chinese Supermarket
    Tallers 77, Barcelona, Spain, 08001
    Tel: 933178976
    Superstore Asia Food Chinese Supermarket in Barcelona. Central location, with a good stock of Chinese and Asian products.

    Lee’s Food Iberica – Chinese supermarket
    http://www.iberochina.com
    Sicilia 153, Barcelona, Spain, 08013
    Tel: 93 532 58 56
    Lee’s Food Iberica is in Eixample and is arguably the best Chinese grocery store in the city for range and value.

    Dong Fang – Extremo Oriente – Chinese supermarket
    Balmes 6, Barcelona, Spain, 08007
    Tel: 933012587
    Dong Fang Chinese supermarket in Barcelona, you´ll also hear it called Extremo Oriente. Central location with good variety of Chinese and Asian food items.

    Thai Gourmet – Thai and Asian supermarket Barcelona
    http://www.thaigourmet.es
    Comte Urgell, 24, Barcelona, Spain, 08011
    Tel: 933258203
    Thai Gourmet is a Thai, Asian and African grocery supermarket in the Eixample. Dry food, vegetables, frozen seafood, prepared sauce, frozen takeaway food. They also offer courses in Thai cooking.

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