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Nov-1-2011

Barcelona Cuisine | Comerç 24

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
One of the most memorable meals during our trip to Spain was at Barcelona's eloquent and cosmopolitan Comerç 24. Distinguished by a coveted Michelin Star, Chef/owner Charles Abellan's cuisine is described as having roots but knowing no borders. He beg... [...]

Oct-19-2011

Barcelona From Top to Bottom

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
A vivacious city with an unrestrained energy, bursting at the etched tile lined sidewalks with things to do and see, Barcelona offers both urban charm and and coastal beauty to her 1.7 million residents and a constant slew of globetrotters. From the ee... [...]

Sep-29-2011

Madrid | Eat Like a Local

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
Our time spent eating out in Madrid was defined by humble tapas bars as opposed to high end dining rooms. Before departing we were fortunate enough to receive restaurant recommendations from a co-workers niece who resides in the city. Having a locals i... [...]

Hot Spot Hotshots of Lower Fairfield County « CBS Connecticut So exciting! Our second post for CBS Connecticut. This time, we explored some hot spot hotshots by us. We look at Valencia and Bodega; Capriccio and Volta; and Scena Wine Bar, 55 Degrees, a... [...]

Aug-15-2011

Evoking the Essence…Raspberry Cava Kick

Posted by Provocateur under Top Foodie Blog
While at Spice Market, the proffered drink selections did not spark any interest in me, so I ended up combining ingredients in two of their drinks to create my own flavor profile. The Spice Market concoction paired three extremely sweet flavors togethe... [...]

1) Location. Legal Harborside boasts prime waterfront property in a vibrant, fresh faced area of South Boston. The recently developed Liberty Wharf is now home to sleek ultra modern buildings housing multiple restaurants. I was not only thrilled to ch... [...]

Wine: 2008 Parxet Titiana Brut Rose Pinot Noir Cava Grape: 100% Pinot Noir Score: 90 Points Price: $15 MSRP Gary’s explanation why: With the summer weather you’re going to want to drink something fresh and lively. Cavas are produced in the same method as Champagne at a fraction of the price. Many can be hit [...]

Jun-14-2011

Freixenet Cava Truck

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
Last Wednesday evening the Freixenet Cava Truck rolled into town.Their first stop on a four day stint in Boston landed them on Newbury Street at Tapeo Restaurant & Tapas Bar where an exclusive preview party & tapas tasting was held.It was about... [...]

Apr-25-2011

Easter Eats

Posted by Daisy under Top Foodie Blog
Upon arrival to my Mom's house on Cape Cod late Saturday afternoon, I was starved. She provided quite a spread to kick off the Easter celebrations starting with deviled eggs. How appropriate. Followed by a cheese board boasting three types of cheese; J... [...]