Danny and Sandy For a Day


Do you remember those old movies that featured drive-in cinemas? The first image that comes to mind is probably from the movie Grease. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, sitting in the Cadillac, waiting for the movie to start at the cinema in a small American town. Well, drive-ins have come back with a bang—and they’re …

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Can Boqueta (Sóller): leave it all up to the chef


As restaurants go, Can Boqueta is really authentic. The location alone—in Sóller’s historical town center on one of its most iconic streets—makes it special. It is a cozy traditional Mallorcan townhouse with elegant contemporary décor that preserves the original architecture of the building. A lovely quiet interior courtyard with great views of the Sóller mountains …

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“In the future, we’ll stay young longer”


María Blasco (Alicante, 1965) heads the CNIO National Center for Cancer Research, the second-ranked cancer research center in Europe and fifth worldwide. Patience, enthusiasm and perseverance were decisive in bringing her to the top of an institution that employs over 500 people. She is confident that scientific advances will lead to greater equality and fairness …

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Good food and live music: the perfect summer pairing


There is no going back now. It took a while, but summer is finally here. We’ve been waiting for it impatiently, mostly because we can’t wait for those summer nights we love so much. Evenings spent outdoors, enjoying the warm weather, along with some good food and good music. So for today we’ve put together …

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Layover 12: China. The wine of the future?


The immense size and cultural idiosyncrasies of the Asian giant make it difficult to provide a precise, reliable and in-depth assessment of the state of winegrowing and winemaking in China. What is an undeniable reality, however, is that the vertiginous rise of per-capita wine consumption is a metaphor for the country opening up to the …

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El Cinco: Traditional Cuisine with an Innovative Look


This is the most personal project from chef and Barcelona native Josep Armenteros. After more than 14 years as part of Carles Gaig’s team, he decided to take the lead at El Cinco, a restaurant featuring traditional cooking with touches of innovation and haute cuisine. “We want to put a twist on recipes that are …

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SM-16, a re-encounter with the varietal origins of Penedès


X-15, X-16, CF-15 and now, SM-16. In other words: Xarel·lo, Cabernet Franc and Sumoll. These three varietal wines, each limited to a production of about 2,000 bottles, harvested and sealed by hand, are the stars of our experimental wine range. We began with Xarel·lo in 2016, followed by Cabernet Franc late last year, and now …

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