Month: March 2010

Tabellas Restaurant, blood orange infused tequila

I shot this at Tabellas Restaurant in Amherst MA last night, I was impressed. Really good food, and a firm commitment to real farm to table politics. The menu changes according to what is available  that week, they… Read More

Santiago de Compostela

This has always been my favorite shot from Santiago de Compostela. I saw her from across the square begging at the back door to the cathedral. What a face.

Longshan Temple Taiwan

I am just ironing out the final details with Eva Air for a trip back to Asia. This will be my third  trip to Taiwan , but my first time  to main land China, I have always wanted… Read More

Market day Galicia

Afghanistan war protest Northampton,Mass.

Big Bad Bollocks 20th Anniversary show

Any Big Bad Bollocks show is a good time, but the 20th anniversary St Patrick’s day show at the Iron Horse music hall in Northampton, Ma was a hangover waiting to happen.  As front man John Allen said… Read More

The Streets of Santiago

Where to stay in New York City.

Whenever I stay in NY city I am always looking for a good hotel in mid town. My main criteria is a great location, preferably with a great diner nearby. I used to stay at the Milford but… Read More

The Best Gin and Tonic

Last Week I had the best Gin and tonic I have ever had at the Forum Gastronomico Santiago 10 . Hendrick’s Gin , Schwepps tonic and the secret is a slice of cucumber.

Dreaming Madrid

The Long Wait

Stalking The Wild Tapa

The Best Octopus in Santiago de Compostela Spain. O Celme do Caraco

I ate a lot of Octopus in Santiago last week; Boiled in a copper pot, served in chunks on wood, Grilled and Sliced thin on slate with olive oil, adorned with molecular foam, and wrapped in a small… Read More

O Dezaseis tradiional restaurant Santiago de Compostela

I will be writing more about this restaurant where I had a fabulous meal last week in Spain,but for now I will start with one of the starters, small fresh Galician shrimp with the roe still attached. This… Read More

Ferran Adrià , Forum Gastronomico Santiago 10, Galicia, Spain

2/24/10 Galicia Spain. Ferran Adria speaks at the Forum Gastronomico Santiago 10 during a presentation of videos on how he makes his amazing food. He is revered in Spain and his influence on food trends can be felt… Read More