Tag Archives: Spanish restaurants

Wining and Dining Around Spain with Gerry Dawes: Part 2 – Ribera del Duero & Rueda

With a four day stop in Madrid for Madrid Fusión 2015 now history, it was time to begin the next leg of the trip. Bill Sciambi, a seasoned wine veteran and CEO of Gerry’s company arrived from NYC to join […]

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Back to Bodega 1900

Bodega 1900, from the astounding Albert Adriá collection of restaurants, is one whose memory grows into the stuff of legend. I was there with my son a year ago and found it to be totally beguiling. One dish, the grilled […]

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A Conversation With Katie Button & Felix Meana of Curaté & Nightbell

They come with what may be the greatest pedigree in the modern cooking world. Chef Katie Button and her husband, Felix Meana met while they were both working at the legendary elBulli in Roses, Catalunya, Spain. Katie was a stagiere […]

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Yirgacheffe and Olives at Mockingbird Hill

This was entirely unintuitive to me. During a tasting of three different Ethiopian Yirgacheffe brews at Washington DC’s Mockingbird Hill, a fantastic sherry and coffee bar from Derek Brown and company, I was given a plate of olives to go […]

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Bodega 1900 – Beguiling In Barcelona

It’s tiny and it’s mostly (but not totally) classic. Bodega 1900 is the most recent opening in Albert Adria’s growing empire of restaurants located around the Avinguda del Paral-lel between the Ciutat Vella and Montjuich. Situated within blocks of Tickets/41º, […]

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The Art of The Iberian Pig – A Week in The Heart of Spanish Pork Country – Part 5 – Los Pedroches

We had one more day of pig ahead of us, but we had to get up and out early to do it. We left Sanlucar after breakfast driving east into a bright sun. We made our way up past Sevilla, […]

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El Cochinillo de Candido – Finally!

Suckling pig – those are magic words to those who have had it. True suckling pig  is a rare treat in the United States. It is in Spain too, but there it is a delicacy that is well known and […]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 6 – Tertulia & El Colmado

What’s in a name? Seamus Mullen has much too Irish a name to be one of NYC’s top Spanish chefs – or does he? His name may be patently Irish, but if his food is any indication, his soul is […]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 5: El Quinto Pino

El Quinto Pino is one of several restaurants owned and run by Alexandra Raij and Eder Montero, a husband and wife team that have been instrumental in securing a positive reputation for Spanish cuisine in NYC. In addition to El […]

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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 4: Boqueria Soho

The Boqueria restaurants have been successful not only in bringing delicious Spanish dishes to NYC with two locations in lower Manhattan, but also to locations outside of New York including Washington, D.C. and Hong Kong! The restaurant offers a blend […]

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