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Paco Morales – A New Honeymoon

 

Having lunch at elBulli with our children was an unparalleled way to celebrate our marriage of 25 years, but this anniversary called for us to take a little time for ourselves. We took a drive down from Barcelona to Bocairent […]

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Barcelona – An Anniversary Celebration – Day Six

At the Hotel Ferrero we had a choice of taking our breakfast in a few different locations. We opted to take breakfast in our room, which given the beautiful sunny morning and the lovely patio outside our room, proved to […]

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Barcelona – An Anniversary Celebration – Day Five

On Friday, Kitty and I left the boys in Barcelona to go off on our own for a night. Michael would stay with his 21 and 19 year old brothers and his 21 year old cousin, while we drove down […]

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Breaking News – Ferrero by Francisco Morales y Rut Cotroneo

it was announced today that Francisco "Paco" Morales, the brilliant young Spanish chef, formerly of Senzone in Madrid, and his equally brilliant sommelier wife, Rut Cotroneo, also formerly of Senzone, have signed on to run the restaurant at the small […]

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Madrid Fusion 2009 – Day One – Winter Vegetables

Having posted an overview, the time get down to brass tacks with a description of my experience of the congress is long overdue. I will report on what I witnessed. While I caught a good part of the Congress, it […]

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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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