San Sebastián Gastronomika 2011

The weekend after Lo Mejor de la Gastronomía in Alicante, we had our own food and hospitality festival in Donosti formally known as San Sebastián Gastronomika. It’s much better marketed and organized than the event in Alicante. It’s no shocker that entrances to the presentations given by renowned, international chefs are over 100 euros. I spent most of my time chasing around my favorite Donostians (yes Gabriella, you’re officially one in my book):

There’s no better time of  year to get to know the right [international] people (chefs, photographers, and journalists alike) and to listen to some of the most influential people today in food and wine. What a beautiful opportunity to gain perspective into what other masterminds are doing around the world.

Stay [very] tuned.

Back to Basque Country

Please excuse the irregular blogging schedule. I have been patiently awaiting my Spanish visa in order to return to Basque country. Alas it has arrived and I can confidently say, “I’ll be back” in my best Schwarzenegger impression.

La Concha

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