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Barcelona: Best tapas in Barcelona?
Try Mussol restaurant. great tapas and sangria.
New York City: Where do the cool kids stay in NYC these days?
Try The Standard New York hotel (website ) in the Meatpacking district. It's pretty hip, has a rooftop bar and a nice restaurant on the first floor, both of them are very frequented. and also near the new TAO Downtown....
Barcelona: Good, fun restaurants to try in Barcelona for first time visitor
try Mussol restaurant on the Carrer de Casp street #19. great tapas and sangria. http://www.bcnrestaurantes.com/barcelona.asp?restaurante=mussol-casp