PAKTA-Nikkei Cuisine

Barcelona, February 2016 –The Michelin 1-star Peruvian-Japanese PAKTA is regarded as the next generation of dining experience and an Albert Adrià (of El Bulli fame) creation. Adrià brought together Kioko Ii from Japan and Jorge Muñoz from Peru and formed PAKTA – meaning “Together, Union” in the original language of indigenous Peruvians. Since Mr. King…

Gotta Go to Tickets!

Barcelona, February 2016 – Good news! For those who missed Ferran Adrià’s El Bulli (voted best restaurant in the world for 5 consecutive years), there is Tickets – Adrià brothers’ version of the modern tapas bar. Opened in 2011, the Michelin 1-star Tickets (#42 on World’s 50 Best Restaurants list) has the hottest tables in town….

El Celler de Can Roca

Girona, February 2016 – Our dinner at El Celler de Can Roca (“Can Roca”) somehow became the highlight of our vacation in Spain. Mr. King and I couldn’t help being excited, curious and anxious to find out exactly why the Michelin 3-star El Celler de Can Roca was named the World’s Best Restaurant. While Mr. King read…

Roca Moo: On the Road to Can Roca

Barcelona, February 2016 – Though we do not consider ourselves “foodies”, Mr. King & I found ourselves on a culinary journey to Girona, where the world’s number 1 restaurant – El Celler de Can Roca – resides. On our way there, we stopped by Roca Moo, the Barcelona-based one-Michelin star restaurant created by the Roca…