|Actress Alexandra Jimenez, who is taking a short break from planning her future, is about to enter her past.|
A celebrated short film about lost love and letting go
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Before she enters the cafe, her past is sitting behind the window at left.
The film. Coffee to Go is filmed in Barcelona and released in 2014. It is an award-winning film about a woman distracted with planning her wedding, who has an unexpected and fateful meeting in a coffee shop with someone from her past. Excellent writing, directing (Patricia Font), acting and cinematography. CLICK HERE.
The café. A Modernist facade of 1908, more than 100 years of history, El Sortidor reborn under the name of El Sortidor de la Filomena Pagès and it is a great success.
Located in the Poble Sec neighborhood, the decor has not changed - fortunately - but in the kitchen the young chef David Sanmartin passed by the "Escuela de Hostelería de Barcelona" now shows a menu of « cocina barcelonesa y del barrio » (typical cuisine of Barcelona and market).
You can have dishes, small dishes as well as tapas. The tradition is revisited with talent and modernity: Mussels (6.4 €), marinated tuna (€ 9.6), spinach maki (6.8 €), sausage and beans (8.5 €). El Sortidor de la Filomena Pages Placa del Sortidor, 5, 08004 Barcelona, Spain.