Culinary Trends for 2018: Healthy Eating Cements its Spot


Cooking advances at a frenetic pace. We haven’t even had time to digest the new trends from 2017 and we’re already thinking about what the new year will bring in the culinary world. The new trends follow along the lines of previous years, but with some slight differences and developments. We’ve gathered together some expert …

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Layover 8: Slovenia. Made for winegrowing


In 1991, Slovenia was the first of the former Yugoslavian republics to become an independent state. However, its vinicultural idiosyncrasies, marked by the undeniable influence of Friuli, Italy, with which it shares both a border and varieties, have always set the country apart in the Balkans and Eastern Europe. To paraphrase Hugh Johnson and Jancis …

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Six Wine Books All Wine Lovers Must Have


Any proud wine lover should have a good collection of four or five books on wine to act as a reference guide; bedside books or coffee table books, available to consult at any time. Books that are both full of knowledge and oddities, as well as quick and useful, and that are must-haves for your …

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#JeanLeonConnectsYou to What Really Matters


No one can deny that cell phones have now become an extension of people. It’s hard to imagine going a whole day without one: no WhatsApp, no Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram… In short, a day without being “connected” to the world. We live in a hyperconnected world, and cell phones are a fundamental and essential …

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Giving wine is giving culture


The act of gift giving should cover more than just material needs, because there is a message, a meaning, that lies in the intention behind this phenomenon: It is an expression of our affection and respect that in turn says a lot about us. Giving culture is giving feelings. The versatility and range of expressions …

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The Vineyard in Fall Colors at Jean Leon


“La vinya es vesteix de tardor” [“The Vineyard Clad in Fall”] is the photo exhibition by local artist Maria Rosa Ferré that opened last Friday at Jean Leon. The aim of this exhibition is to explore the incredible color palette the vineyard takes on during this time of year, as well as the most unique …

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“Building a startup is like doing five or six masters at the same time. It’s always worth giving it a go”


Carlos Pierre (Barcelona, 1990) is someone who likes to be creative, innovate and tackle new projects. He might be young, but he’s already experienced in building startups and managing teams. Two years ago, he created Badi, a platform that makes it easier to find and advertise rooms for rent. He saw a need and decided …

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It Just Wouldn’t be Christmas Without Good Decorations


Christmas is just around the corner, so now’s the perfect time to start thinking about the details. A special day deserves a special touch, and even more so because it’s not just the food that’s going to be on the table; the decorations will play a key role as well. And since all the action …

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Feroz Sets the Pace for Barcelona at Night


It’s the hot restaurant in Barcelona. The place to be in the Catalan capital. In fewer than three months, newcomer restaurant Feroz has become a real benchmark for food and night-time action. But how? With lots of work, including everything from the outside in. Aritz Iriarte, the establishment’s founding partner, is quick to admit this. …

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