When in Barcelona, consider a visit to the informal restaurant of Michelin stared chef Nandu Jubany . You can learn more about Jubany as he is a member of the “Science & Cooking” talks at Harvard University.
The restaurant itself is of modern design, with clean lines and a general air of significance. A combination of formality and professionalism abound.
Our amuse bouche was a calamari salad and potato pillows
In the remote town of Olot in la Garrotxa, a volcanic area in the north of Catalonia; chef Fina Puigdevall – with the help of RCR Architects – put forth Les Cols; a stunning two star Michelin restaurant; voted most beautiful in the world by a handful of publications.
Being naturally untrusting New Yorkers in Istanbul, we were always looking for the catch; the “what’s in it for them”. However, in the end we had to admit that there was no catch. The local people were truly helpful, polite and caring! Istanbul is a wonderful city!