La Cova Fumada, Barcelona

La Cova Fumada, Barcelona

Couldn’t get more old school than La Cova Fumada, a humble workers bar in the neighborhood of Barceloneta. It serves the freshest possible seafood, fried artichokes when in season, and the legendary and very tasty “bomba”, (deep-fried meatball with mashed potatoes, aïoli and spicy sauce), which they invented more than…

13
Jan
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Alkimia, Barcelona

Alkimia, Barcelona

Alkimia, Barcelona

One of the best meals in Barcelona ever.

12
Jan
Mina, Bilbao

Mina, Bilbao

Mina, Bilbao

Very special cooking at Mina @minarestaurant in Bilbao, which is run by the very talented chef Álvaro Garrido @alvarominaboi. The Basque native draws his inspiration from his travels in Japan and China, but what influences him most is the richness of his native country and its seasons. The restaurant is located just across…

12
Jan
La Croûte au Beaufort by 3 Michelin starred chef Emmanuel Renaut

La Croûte au Beaufort by 3 Michelin starred chef Emmanuel Renaut

La Croûte au Beaufort by 3 Michelin starred chef Emmanuel Renaut

Recipe for 6 people 6 thick bread slices420 g mushrooms420 g onions600 ml white wine420 g Beaufort cheese1 l of liquid cream1 Reblochon50 g butter Mix Reblochon with the cream and pass through a sieve. Fry the onions and the mushrooms in butter. Toast the bread and grate Beaufort. Heat…

12
Jan
Japanese art (part 2)

Japanese art (part 2)

Japanese art (part 2)

Manga art is not a new thing in Japan as many consider the great Hokusai, famous for his Kanagawa wave, to be the first master of the somewhat grotesque depiction of Manga characters. Today a new wave of contemporary artists has embraced this culture and has over-exaggerated its form. One…

11
Jan
Emmanuel Renaut’s cooking at Flocons de Sel – Relais & Châteaux

Emmanuel Renaut’s cooking at Flocons de Sel – Relais & Châteaux

Emmanuel Renaut’s cooking at Flocons de Sel – Relais & Châteaux

Baby Bibendum (by Alexandre Nicolas) with the view of the slopes, lockdown room service that deserves 3 Michelin stars and simple, but sooo good “croute au fromage” by the iconic chef Emmanuel Renaut (the recipe can find here). Other dishes by Emmanuel Renaut in the videos and images.

10
Jan
Japanese art (part 1)

Japanese art (part 1)

Japanese art (part 1)

Japanese art like food is rather unique as it blends two fundamental elements of Japanese culture: philosophy and craftsmanship. On a level probably no other country had ever reached. In the past 30 years we have seen the emergence of a new generation of painters, sculptors, designers, architects, photographers etc…

3
Jan
5 Special Champagnes for The Festive Season

5 Special Champagnes for The Festive Season

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

5 Special Champagnes for The Festive Season

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

Here are my five champagne suggestions worth trying to celebrate the festive season. Our partner Vivino offers a 10% discount for First Time Buyer until January 15th, 2020 (Valid worldwide excluding Sweden, Ireland, Macao and Monaco).Vivino Coupon Code: VINONEW10 Our partner Vivino offers a 10% discount for First Time Buyer…

25
Dec '20
My 20 Best Dishes in 2020

My 20 Best Dishes in 2020

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

My 20 Best Dishes in 2020

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

Every December since 2013 I highlight my 20 favourite dishes of the year, here is my list for 2020. You also can check out my previous “My 20 Best Dishes of the Year” lists.

25
Dec '20
Charles Spence: The science of food and memories

Charles Spence: The science of food and memories

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

Charles Spence: The science of food and memories

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

The extraordinarily rich multisensory experiences that fill our daily lives depend upon the way our brains process information from each of our different senses (smell, taste, sight, hearing, and touch). Experimental psychologist at the University of Oxford and author of Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating, Charles Spence has made…

25
Dec '20
Legacy & Evolution: A Conversation with a Kaiseki Legend

Legacy & Evolution: A Conversation with a Kaiseki Legend

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

Legacy & Evolution: A Conversation with a Kaiseki Legend

Luxeat Insider · 6th ED.

Chef Kunio Tokuoka has been working in the kitchens of KITCHO, the legendary Japanese haute cuisine restaurant for close to 40 years and is now running the show. He follows in the hefty footsteps of his grandfather the founder of KITCHO Teiichi Yuki. Born in 1960, Kunio Tokuoka has brought…

25
Dec '20