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Blog CityHoliday Parties inspired by SpainHoliday Parties inspired by Spain Chef Tom just returned from an extended adventure of discovery. Much of his time was spent in Barcelona and San Sebastian. Now he’s back and would love to bring the amazing varieties of flavors and textures to you. We’re approaching the holidays and Chef Tom has TWO packages from which […]View post
Blog CityChef Tom’s BIG Adventure:
Food was SO good!Chef Tom’s BIG Adventure: The food was SO good! Paris, Barcelona, San Sebastian and Istanbul. SPAIN I am back. Thank you to those who participated in Chef Tom’s BIG Adventure and voted. That was a blast. I have to say, though, that Spain, especially San Sebastian, was my favorite part of the trip. The food […]View post
Blog CityVote Winner: Döner KebapVote Winner: Döner Kebap Over too soon. Took some doing but I found it. This is Chef Burat. Sawing away at his wonderful döner kebab. He wants to stop but I tell him to keep going. Then he points to me letting his friends know I am a chef from California who is making him […]View post
Blog CityIstanbul: The vote is in! Döner Kebap it is.The vote is in! Döner Kebap it is. It was close with Balik Ekmek (Fish Bread) at 42% and Döner Kebap at 58%. The most famous Kebab in the world is the Döner kebab witch literally means “rotating Kebab” in Turkish. Before taking its modern form, the ancestor of the Döner was the “Çag Kebabi” […]View post
Blog CityIstanbul – Thanks for Voting!Greetings from Istanbul! It’s time to vote again. (voting is closed) Please consider these two dee-licious descriptions and vote. Time to eat! Balik Ekmek is a fish sandwich that EVERYONE says is a must-have when in Istanbul. For most of a century, fishermen brought their catch from the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara […]View post
Blog CitySan Sebastian: Pintxos CrawlSan Sebastian: Pintxos Crawl (This is a long one, but worth the read. Grab a cup of tea and enjoy.) First a little background. This has been in the making for nearly two years. When I first heard about San Sebastian I had no idea. As I’ve said many times, this little burb sports more […]View post
Blog CitySan Sebastian. What a beauty.San Sebastian Flying into San Sebastian, a giant full moon guided us into a wide circle around the bay, the blue-gray water dotted with a hundred fishing boats. Climbing down off of the passenger stairway, the sun was just rising over Donostia, a dramatic sweep of clouds over the distant mountains painted shades of gold […]View post
Blog CityTo Market, To MarketTo Market, To Market Wow. The vote was just about 50/50. Half wanted me to go to La Boqueria, the most famous open market in Barcelona. The other half wanted me to experience a market frequented more by locals. La Boqueria won by a pintxo. Take a look at the pictures below, and click here […]View post
Blog CityEl Born: Getting Happily LostVOTE RESULTS: El Born, by more than half! Guess y’all want me to hang out with the locals. I’ll take it. Thanks everyone for voting. Look for another voting opportunity very soon, then it’s off to Istanbul, via San Sebastian. Getting Happily Lost You could call the barrio ‘El Born’ The Mission District of Barcelona. Amazing […]View post
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