The adriàs are two brothers from a working-class family who grew up in the rough-andtumble suburbs of Llobregat and, by dint of genetics and an extraordinary capacity for hard work, ended up at the top of their tree. Ferran is the supreme inventor, the originator, the global name. But huge respect is also due to albert, Barcelona’s most successful restaurateur and one of the world’s most influential pastry chefs. of albert’s portfolio of half a dozen Barcelona locales, there are four stand-outs: 41 degrees, Bodega 1900 (bodega1900.com), Tickets (ticketsbar.es) and Pakta (ca.pakta.es), which specialises in Peruvian-japanese fusion and last year won its first Michelin star. dinner here is an eye-opening, palate-widening experience.