My 2 Cents: Basque Culinary Center Inauguration

I’d done my homework weeks in advance and read about the G9 meeting in Peru earlier this month, where the International Advisory Board comprised of prominent chefs such as René Redzepi (Denmark), Ferran Adrià (Spain), Dan Barber (USA), Massimo Bottura (Italy), Alex Atala (Brasil), etc. got together to discuss plans for the Basque Culinary Center, lauded as the ‘Harvard of Gastronomy‘ according to our trusty newspaper in Basque country, El Diario Vasco.

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La Fundación ALíCIA

Last week I spent my days off at La Fundación ALÍCIA (ALICIA Foundation) in Món St Benet, just an hour north of Barcelona. Ah, Catalunya, quite the change in scenery. You may not have the rolling hills of Basque Country, but I like your French-ish ways, the sound of your ‘adeu‘ and your use of ‘ostras!’ in place of ‘hostia.’

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