Author Archives: julia strubell

“Michael Chiarello: Barcelona Is the New Florence” by Anneli Rufus

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June 7th, 2013   At his new San Francisco restaurant Coqueta two nights ago, celebrity chef Michael Chiarello poured liquid nitrogen over double-frozen berry-rhubarb “gazpacho” to conjure tidal waves of vapor and shimmering, dancing, disappearing beads. He hailed merrymakers who held the custom-blown glass party pitcher known as a porrón high over their heads and from that great distance poured cocktails — such as Manzanilla sherry […]

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Upcoming event in Chicago (July 25th 2013)

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After the success of the Launching Event in Washington DC, the CATALAN GOURMET USA team is ready for action. In less than three months, Chicago will host the new business-only Food Tasting event, at Mercat a la Planxa Restaurant (638 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605) on Thursday, July 25th. Food importers and distributors, reps, wholesalers, gourmet stores, restaurants and […]

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