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Los Andinos in Madrid – A Force of Nature

As the movie Ratatouille pointed out, the ring of the familiar and the allure of the distant or not so distant past, often has a lot of influence on what is considered to be “delicious.” Indeed, various iterations of “comfort […]

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Recap: Madrid Fusión, Day 3

Welcome back to Docsconz’ coverage of Madrid Fusión 2014. Today’s was a grand show – not only do we have some brilliant minds presenting on behalf of their projects in Peru, Chile, and Bolivia, we’ve also got some intel on […]

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The Art of The Iberian Pig – A Week in The Heart of Spanish Pork Country – Part 1 – Segovia and Avila

The eating of pork is taboo in some religious cultures, but for many others who eat animal flesh, the pig is widely considered the most delicious of meats. Few, if any, cultures have done more to enhance the ultimate deliciousness […]

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David Muñoz and his Daring DiverXo

We live in a world of trends. They get started by one or a few and once they get going it is sometimes difficult to separate the creators from those who follow. Fusion cooking, that is the deliberate mixing of […]

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Sunday Photo – Cochinillo – Casa Botín, Madrid

There really aren’t too many things in this world more delicious than a perfectly roasted suckling pig like this one here at Casa Botín in Madrid. Recognized by Guiness as the oldest restaurant in the world (it opened in 1725), […]

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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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StreetXo – Explosive Asian Flavors in Madrid

The inspiration for David Muñoz’ StreetXo located in “The Gourmet Experience” on the 9th floor of Corte Ingles Callao, just off Madrid’s Gran Via is Asian street food, in particular dishes from Singapore, China and Thailand. While neither the location […]

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Europe 2013 – Culinary Pilgrimages: Part 1 – Madrid

It was an ambitious trip. Starting in Madrid, we would attend and cover the seminal Chef’s Congress, Madrid Fusión, all while partaking in some of Madrid and Spain’s finest contemporary and traditional restaurants like DiverXo and Casa Botín amongst others. […]

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Sensational Senzone

Madrid Fusión was a spectacular mix of culinary personalities, theatrics and food, as usual. The ending of such an event is always somewhat bittersweet. In this case it was more sweet than bitter thanks in large part to a totally […]

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Madrid Redux Part II – Casa Lucio

Tucked in a small entry along the famous Cava Baja in old Madrid, is Casa Lucio, a legendary haunt of the rich and powerful of Madrid as well as visiting dignitaries. Add this to the list of places that former […]

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