1. TICKETS BAR
Barcelona, Spain, ticketsbar.es
What: El Bulli chef Ferran Adrià’s new tapas bars opened this year.
Bookings open: Daily – a new day will be available in three months.
Increase your chances: Stay up late as the online-only reservations refresh at 00.01. Check the football listings too, as the restaurant gets the most cancellations on a Barça-Madrid match day, or just take a seat at the bar and take your chances.
Best table: At or near the tapas bar, to see the chefs at work.