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This weekend, the NYT Travel section is devoted to Europe and its food and drink. Check out my contribution to the article “Unforgettable Foods” here. I wrote about a seasonal ingredient found in Barcelona’s markets in the fall and share the page with the great Alexander Lobrano, Seth Sherwood, Ingrid K. Williams, and more.
I used to feel unbelievably awkward in fancy restaurants. I guess it’s only natural for someone who used to bus tables. It took years of fine dining to finally feel comfortable at a Michelin-star table, to learn to sit up straight and slough off the paranoia that I was offending the sensibilities of (more…)
A few weeks ago, after a glorious road trip through Basque Country, Mamma Parla and I stopped in Barcelona for a couple of days. Our objective was to discover restaurants, markets, and shops specializing in locally sourced ingredients. At Mam i Teca we hit the jackpot. (more…)
Barcelona has one of the most cosmopolitan dining scenes in Europe, but for those who want to eat local and get a taste of Catalonian ingredients, there are a number of excellent restaurants where chefs adhere to the “km 0” locavore approach promoted by the local Slow Food chapter. (more…)
Chef Carles Gaig of Michelin-star rated Gaig has opened Porta Gaig, a restaurant in Terminal 1 of the Barcelona Airport. Porta Gaig offers modern Catalan specialties with excellent ingredients and the chef’s signature flare. (more on Scatti di Gusto…)