Tagged with Quique Dacosta

Martín Berasategui: On top of the world

Martín Berasategui: On top of the world

With the recent awarding of the 2017 Michelin Stars for Spain and Portugal, Spanish chef Martín Berasategui has once again solidified his position as the Spanish chef that has received the most stars from this venerated guide. The most recent of course was the third Michelin star recognition for his Barcelona venture, Lasarte, which relies on … Continue reading

Quique Dacosta’s “Transformed Landscapes”

Quique Dacosta’s “Transformed Landscapes”

If you find yourself in or around Valencia over the coming month, there is still plenty of time to head to the Museo Valenciano de la Ilustración y la Modernidad (MuVIM) to catch the not-to-be-missed  “Transformed Landscapes” exhibition by famed three Michelin star Spanish chef Quique Dacosta. The exhibition, which lasts until November 29th, is … Continue reading

El Celler de Can Roca Best in the World!

El Celler de Can Roca Best in the World!

This was a big week for Spanish restaurants, with El Celler de Can Roca (Girona) returning to the number one, most coveted spot in the annual “World’s Best Restaurants” ranking published by the UK’s Restaurant magazine. Brothers Joan, Jordi and Josep Roca, the chef, pastry chef and sommelier (respectively) of this acclaimed restaurant, were out … Continue reading

Azurmendi Ranked Best in Europe by OAD

Azurmendi Ranked Best in Europe by OAD

Congratulations are in order for Spanish chef Eneko Atxa, whose three-Michelin star restaurant, Azurmendi, has just been named the “Best Restaurant in Europe” for the fourth edition of the OAD (Opinionated About Dining) “Top 100 European Restaurants List”. Azurmendi, which is located in Larrabetzu in Basque Country, moved up from number 18 to number 1 … Continue reading

Delectable Spring!

Delectable Spring!

Edible flowers add beauty, delicacy, elegance, innocence and yes, even flavor, to any number of dishes. Just ask some of Spain’s top chefs, who turn to these wonderful and eye-popping ingredients for many of their avant-garde creations. Beginning with Ferran Adrià and making the rounds through a roster of incredible Spanish chefs that includes Joan … Continue reading

Spanish Restaurants Among World’s Top 50!

Spanish Restaurants Among World’s Top 50!

In case you hadn’t heard the big news, six Spanish restaurants were ranked on the 2014 San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurant list – announced last week in London! Of course this comes at no surprise, given that last year’s top honor of Best Restaurant in the World went to Spain’s very own El Celler … Continue reading

Foodly.es

Foodly.es

When you own a restaurant, no matter how big or small, truth be told you often don’t have an extra minute in the day to spend trying to track down all of the different things that your customers are saying about you. It was hard enough ten years ago when my Madrid restaurant was open, … Continue reading

San Sebastian Gastronomika Begins!

San Sebastian Gastronomika Begins!

San Sebastian Gastronomika kicks off today and I confess that I’m particularly excited for this occasion as this will be my first time attending this annual culinary conference. Started fifteen years ago in this Basque city, San Sebastian Gastronomika has grown steadily every since, bringing together a list of some of the most famous names … Continue reading

Can Roca Ranked Best in the World!

Can Roca Ranked Best in the World!

El Celler de Can Roca, Arzak, Quique Dacosta, Extebarri, Mugaritz…what do they all have in common? A lot of things, actually. But most recently, these five Spanish restaurants appeared together on the recently released ranking of the San Pelligrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants List. And what’s more, the number one spot for Best Restaurant in … Continue reading