Paco Meralgo

Barcelona, December 2016  – After two Barcelona-based friends both raved about its creative tapas, Paco Meralgo was at the top of my list of tapas bars to visit. Decorated in ivory tones with purple accents, the bar had a modern minimalistic aesthetic. There was a lively atmosphere with patrons seated on high chairs around the counters…

TICKETS TAPAS BAR

Barcelona, December 2016 – No other tapas bar in the world is quite like TICKETS in Barcelona, the brainchild of Albert Adria (of El Bulli fame). TICKETS’ ranking at No. 29 on the World’s Best 50 Restaurant list is a testimonial in itself and the most flattering compliment. Cuttlefish / Basil Waffles Our first visit…

FOC by Nandu Jubany

Singapore, May 2016 – According to our Spanish friends, FOC makes the best pulpo (octopus) tapas in Singapore. Mr. King and I finally made it to this very happening tapas bar last weekend. “FOC Restaurant, is a collaboration between Michelin-Starred Chef Nandu Jubany, Chef Jordi Noguera and award-winning mixologist Dario Knox.  At FOC you will…

Girls’ Night Out at Catalunya

Singapore, June 2013 – We celebrated my sister’s birthday with a girls’ night out at my current favorite restaurant – Catalunya – a contemporary Spanish restaurant helmed by a culinary team with previous experience at the likes of El Bulli, Santi, Drolma and Sketch. Inside a glass-encased dome, the restaurant is located at The Fullerton…