Gastronomy

26/11/2015

Casa Marcelo: a gastronomic benchmark which regained its Michelin Star

On 25th November last the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos of Santiago hosted the most prestigious event in the food industry: the Michelin Stars Gala 2016. In it, a total of fifteen restaurants, fourteen Spanish and one Portuguese, received their first Star, two Spanish received their second and, unlike other years, no restaurant received the three-star […]

23/11/2015

Maruja Limón: the resurgence of a Michelin-starred restaurant in Vigo

“Adapt or die” seems to have been the motto of the restaurant Maruja Limón, the first to receive a Michelin star in the city of Vigo, since it abandoned its previous location to become an innovative space in the heart of that city. The know-how of Rafa Centeno and his right hand Inés Abril –contestant […]

16/11/2015

The most cinematographic accommodation of the Basque Country

The Hotel María Cristina of San Sebastián was opened in the early twentieth century, at a time of splendor of the bourgeois classes in the Basque Country. Nowadays it still remains a benchmark as far as luxury accommodation is concerned accepting, year after year, the most demanding guests, among which are many of the stars […]

09/11/2015

The roots of a Michelin-starred restaurant located in Ourense

Let’s place ourselves back in 2012. Two cousins from Ourense decide to open their own business in order to reflect on it the know-how they have acquired alongside leading professionals in their sector over the years. So far this story seems to be one among many other entrepreneurial adventures but in this case we have […]

16/10/2015

The origins and traditions of Halloween in Northern Spain

Surely many of you have planned a getaway to enjoy the Day of All Saints. The prelude to the Christmas celebrations brings together a number of traditions among which the Anglo-Saxon influence is obvious. Despite the latter, the roots of the current Halloween celebrations are outside American borders and, even now, there are many areas […]

03/09/2015

Cantabria and Asturias: Come and taste

The great geographical diversity of the communities of Cantabria and Asturias, with a strong complementarity between plant landscape and the sea surface, provides a diverse range of food products. Among this wealth of raw materials and supplies the following are some of the most well-known ones: the Asturian milk present in the famous Cabrales cheese […]