Featured Chefs

Pablo Chirivella of Tavella Restaurant in Valencia

Tavella’s Pablo Chirivella – Alchemist of Tradition

Meet Valencian rising star Pablo Chirivella.  The classically trained chef has worked in Hong Kong, the UK and Mexico.  He has interned under the likes of Martín Berasategui, who holds the most Michelin stars in Spain (eight in total), and later honed his skills as chef de partie at Martín’s Abama […]

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Sasha Dayal of Barceilan in Valencia

Barceilan’s Sasha Dayal – On Life, Sri Lankan Food and Flying with Curry Powder

If you haven’t heard, Spain has been recently blessed with its first Sri Lankan restaurant.  Sri Lankan born, ex-Londoner Sasha Dayal Fernando opened Barceilan in Valencia just a few months ago, and news is spreading fast as curry lovers rejoice, finally having a place to call home.  We sat down […]

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Chef Nuria Miguel

Kyoto Calling – Nuria Morell of Nozomi Sushi Bar

Some of my favorite stories involve people making big life decisions while drinking.  For most, it’s just a matter of big statements that lead to no real action; the only tangible outcome being the hours of subsequent, entertaining ridicule by those who were present.  But for some, a bold decision […]

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King of the Beach, Manuel Alonso of Casa Manolo

King of the Beach – An Interview with Manuel Alonso of Casa Manolo

To imagine Casa Manolo, is to imagine the quintessential European culinary experience.  Poised right on the beach, diners feast on course after course of artfully plated haute cuisine, while staring out at the Mediterranean horizon, a line sometimes hard to detect, as azure skies seemingly meld into one with brilliant blue […]

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Raimon Moreno – Building a Future with El Almacen

Raimon Moreno – Building a Future with El Almacen

If there was ever a silver lining to, “La Crisis”,  it would have to have been the creation of El Almacen.  For if not for that unfortunate turn of events Raimon Moreno may have never left his once promising career as an Architect to attend culinary school, and one of […]

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