Food and Fellini

A look into my weekend… A walk by the “football’ stadium in San Sebastian…ive beein itching to watch a game.  Anyone in? Fellini Exhibit at the museum!  How lucky am I? wandering pondering Appreciating eating Couple shots from La cuchara.  Id love to show you what we got though believe it or not we kinda…

Mise en Place

No pictures, just a crazy day. I am convinced that life revolves around the phrase “mise en place”.  For those that don’t know it means to have your things in places, lined up, organized, everything in order and ready.  Without “mise en place” a kitchen would fail.  Simple as that.  If your only thinking about…

wandering

Its fun to get lost every now and then.  Finding new things, turnings corners unseen, leaving the paved road to discover the beaten path. As my dear friend Dr.suess says “You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you will be the guy who’ll decide where you’ll go. Oh the places you’ll…

MB@MB

Marco Bahena @ martin berasategui …get it? hah. Well heres some random shots from around the kitchen. Ive really come to embrace this place as my home. I live in this restaurant. I’m there more often than anywhere else, and theres no better way to have it. The other stages are my familia and my…

Wedding day

Weddings oh what a beautiful thing.  A time of warm fuzzy feelings, romance, endless love, and a day that all involved will remember for the rest of their lives…  That is unless your the one planning, cooking or in charge of the wedding.  Then its likely more about long nights, chaotic kitchens, and stressed out…

pincho, pintxo, tapa, problema

I don’t know what to call them, but these little morsels are the reason the world loves Spain.  Ever since I first Came to Spain last year for the international tapas/pinchos competition I have heard a handful of different stories from many different people of what they should be called.  The well known traditional story…

Another day

Every so often I find myself working on prep or on the line and forget if its the day or night shift.  It takes looking out the window or the clock to snap back and realize that its Friday(our version of Wednesday) and its just the lunch service.  Since the style of the restaurant is…