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Barcelona’s Boqueria with Jorge Mas

The fabled Boqueria de San Josep, as it is officially known, or just La Boqueria, as it is more commonly known, is not the only food market in Barcelona and it isn’t the only excellent market either. It is, however, by […]

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A Few Bites at The Boqueria in Barcelona

It may very well be the most famous food market in the world today. It is large, vibrant and contains an incredible selection of both fresh and cooked foods, ranging from immaculate fresh seafood to a surfeit of meat and […]

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Spain and the New York Table

Back in 2006, Spain was riding high in the gastronomic world. elBulli was at its peak and Spanish restaurants in Spain were the darlings of the culinary cognoscenti. It was a golden age for Spanish cuisine. The culmination of this […]

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A Vote For DC – A Segway Into Washington Dining

Washington DC may be a very dysfunctional place when it comes to politics, but the contemporary food scene is anything but that. Having just returned from six nights in the nation’s capitol, I can attest that when it comes to […]

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Spain 2011 – A Compendium of Posts

With the recent posting of my experience at Cinc Sentits, I have finally completed my postings from the incredible trip to Catalunya, Valencia and The Basque Country areas of Spain that I took with my family last spring to celebrate […]

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Barcelona – An Anniversary Celebration – Day Two

We got up the next morning and headed out early for a shopping visit to the Boqueria. While there, we stopped for breakfast at Bar Pinotxo. The garbanzos with squid was a tasty display of the classic Catalan mar y […]

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Barcelona – An Anniversary Celebration – Day One

Twenty five years – it sounds like a long time, but it really isn’t. Nevertheless, it is a milestone that both my wife and I are proud of. To celebrate, we chose to take a family trip to Barcelona, our […]

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