Enigma, shrouded in secrecy, restaurant review

At the end of April, I made a trip to Barcelona, one of my favourite cities. To say the trip was much anticipated, would be a massive understatement. Albert Adria, younger brother of Fernan, the much lauded proprietor of the foodie Mecca, El Buli, (sadly now closed), opened his latest restaurant, Enigma, in February. I … More Enigma, shrouded in secrecy, restaurant review

Enigma at Zoilo, one night with Diego Grimberg, restaurant review

When I received an email announcing Diego Grimberg, the head chef at Albert Adria’s much anticipated (I’d waited patiently for over two years for it to open) restaurant, Enigma, was in town for one night only at Zoilo’s, I immediately booked.  I was particularly excited as I was heading to Barcelona to eat at Enigma … More Enigma at Zoilo, one night with Diego Grimberg, restaurant review

Rocambolesc, ice cream heaven.

Sadly, our waitlist wish of dining at Cellar de can Roca didn’t come true. Our final day in Girona was warm and sunny and, noticeably, windless. So, before jumping on a very lovely high speed train to Barcelona, we made it our mission to experience something Roca – ice cream. Situated on Carrer Santa Clara, just by the Saint Agusti Bridge (the criss cross … More Rocambolesc, ice cream heaven.

Temper, a meat feast for your sense, restaurant review.

On Easter Saturday, I enjoyed an eggcellent girl date with Georgie, a friend and fellow food blogger. We chose Temper, the first solo opening from fellow Scot, Neil Rankin. Rankin, originally from Edinburgh (well, no one’s perfect and his cooking more than make up for this ;)) is no stranger to great kitchens, having cooked … More Temper, a meat feast for your sense, restaurant review.

Pinto MX, Michelin starred Mexican in Madrid, restaurant review 

After much researching and availability checking, NN and I decided our blow out meal in Madrid would be lunch at the Michelin starred Punto MX. Run by chef Roberto Ruiz, this is the first Mexican restaurant to be awarded a star. The menu aims to use traditional and modern methods to create authentic yet contemporary … More Pinto MX, Michelin starred Mexican in Madrid, restaurant review