Featured in Delitessen – Delicious Destinations for Gourmet Travellers. Aug 2014. https://www.delitessen.com/destination/barcelona/hotel/hotel-cram 18th Century Mansion turned Futuristic Design Hotel The Experience What is black and white and red all over? The chic Cram Hotel. No joke, in 2004 this uniquely avant-garde hotel in the fashionable Eixample quarter was inspired by the unlikely combo of piano […]Read more "HOTEL CRAM, BARCELONA"
As featured in Miniguide – May 2014 http://miniguide.es/drink/nomad-coffee-productions/ Free pouring LDN caffeine-cool into BCN’s comparably small coffee scene, Nomad was originally a market stall in East London. This is what happened when Spanish Barista Champion Jordi Mestre came home to roast, setting up shop (and lab) near Santa Caterina, “a place to taste coffee.” Serving […]Read more "Nomad Coffee Productions"
When in Buenos Aires, open your eyes and bellies to the craze that keeps evolving – underground supper clubs. Last week I dined with an ousted cult from Alabama, a brain surgeon on sabbatical and an ex-prostitute from Amsterdam, complete with mini-me poodle (still a poodle). Welcome to the puerta cerrada closed-door dining experience. Fixed menus, themed nights and paired wines, all hosted in someone’s house. It sounds very bourgeois bohemian, doesn’t it? That’s because it is.Read more "BUENOS AIRES SUPPER CLUBS: Go underground or go home"
If you’ve come to Argentina under the illusion you’re in for a heat sensation of the oral variety, then you’re wrong. No warm reception here. I have a spice vice, a chilli fetish. I like it hot. And we’re talking serious heat. No pussying around with a Korma curry. I scissor skinny bird’s-eyes raw into […]Read more "VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE, BUT I PREFER CHILLIES"
I found a sesame seed on my face. And then I realised, Oh yes! I ate some sesame seeds before. (That explains it.) I rubbed my eye. It burned. And then I realised, Oh yes! I cut some chilies before. (That explains it.) I wrote a poem, when drunk. And then I realised, Oh yes! […]Read more "I found a Sesame Seed on my Face"