I invite you to join me and a select group of fellow travelers on Hipp Kitchen’s next mindful culinary adventure, The BLiSS* Trip, September 21 to October 5, 2017. *Barcelona, Lisbon, San Sebastian The Iberian Peninsula has four classic cuisines — Spanish, Catalan, Basque and Portuguese — and we’ll explore each one, with culinary tour professionals […]
To 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 […]
VOTE 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 […]
Way Hemingway Burning cigars, random gun shots, revolution, running thieves, hiding criminals, police cars, flying fire, secret sex, dark wine, darker rice, and lots and lots of charred meat. My dinner last night. Connie, James and I sat down for a warm evening’s outdoor supper. We chose a charming little Argentinian café with nice, open […]
Chef Tom’s BIG Adventure: Barcelona II – VOTE NOW! (voting is closed) NOTE: If you have tried to vote before and are getting an error message, I apologize. Before you vote this time, try registering through the website (don’t worry, no spam) again with your current email. Market Day. Ever since I started researching Barcelona, […]
Chef Tom’s Big Adventure: Barcelona. VOTE NOW! (voting is closed) Hi everyone! I am in beautiful Barcelona staying in the historic neighborhood called Barri Gotic (El Gotic, or The Gothic Quarter). I really want to walk the winding streets and explore this neighborhood in depth, admiring the ornate architecture, the shady shop-filled lanes, the plazas and […]
Our next culinary adventure!
When we travel we actually do so three times; in our anticipation of going; when we are there; and – for years afterward – when we tell our stories.
As with all Hipp Kitchen offerings, this is Allergenista friendly, with tasty alternatives to gluten, dairy, soy, shellfish and peanuts.