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Highlights of Madrid Fusión 2013 – Part 1 – Alija, Reitbauer & Arzak

The theme for the 2013 Madrid Fusión was “Creativity Continues.” I went to Madrid with my son intending to catch all three days and capture as much as we could to record here. Unfortunately, we both got sick and missed […]

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Europe 2013 – Culinary Pilgrimages: Part 2 – Madrid Fusión

Though not quite 100% on Tuesday, we managed to get up and make our way out to the IFEMA site for the second day of Madrid Fusión. I was sadly disappointed to have missed both David Muñoz and Pascal Barbot […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Day Two Overview

The second day of the ICC tends to be the busiest. Presenters, attendees and sponsors have settled in and the Congress is in full swing. This year’s ICC was no exception. It began at 9AM and finished with the ever […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Day 1 Overview

It has become impossible for me to cover the StarChefs ICC by myself. The event has grown and has an awful lot going on. Even with the return of Sarah Gardener, my son L.J. Sconzo and the addition of my […]

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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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Josean Martinez Alija – Artistry at the Guggenheim, Bilbao

I had heard good things about the cooking of Josean Martinez Alija at the Guggenheim Museum restaurant in Bilbao, Spain for some time, but it wasn’t until this past January when I saw his presentation at Identita Golose in Milan […]

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Identitá Golose 2011 – Part 1: From Alajmo to Scabin

From pizza to pasta and risotto to radicchio, the latest edition of Identitá Golose in Milan covered the latest in the Italian food scene and then some. Laden with top Italian toques such as Massimo Bottura, Davide Scabin, Gennaro Esposito, […]

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