Tag: spain

La Tasquería de Javi Estevez

Reinventing Offal Dishes Forgotten for Decades Javi Estevez has created something truly unique in Madrid’s upscale Chamberi neighborhood, a modern tasca (or tavern) devoted to serving locally-sourced offal. The 32-year-old chef is reigniting a passion for ingredients and dishes made popular during the post-war era of his grandparents’ generation. An obsession for creating dishes from other…  Read More

Taste Atlas: Madrid

Devour Madrid A vibrant city with a storied history, beautiful architecture and a serious appetite for food, art and music, Madrid is one of Europe’s great capitals of culture. From market tapas to Michelin-starred fine dining, restaurants in this bustling metropolis intertwine the country’s rich culinary traditions with innovation and modern gastronomy. Here’s a sampling…  Read More

Eating in San Sebastián

Food Capital of Spain By Bob & Sue In addition to the greatest tapas bars in the world (Gambara and Zeruko rock!) featuring the Spanish Iberico ham, stuffed piquillo peppers and small bites of local seafood, we ate at four great restaurants in the area. Arzak Marrying traditional Spanish cuisine with creative ingredients from all over…  Read More

My First Quarterly Box

  My Next Quarterly Box Ships Soon! Food is a lens through which I view the world. I like to think you can see the story of a people and their culture if you peek into the right bowl of soup. Some people think I am obsessed with food. Not so. I am obsessive about…  Read More