Eneko Atxa and Virgilio Martinez: Taking Their Concepts Overseas

This was one of the most interesting conversations I had last year with the two chefs sharing their different points of view and their experiences in taking their cuisine and concepts far from home. Every time I visit with Eneko at Azurmendi in Spain or elsewhere I am awed by his wisdom and humanity. He is…

Carme Ruscalleda: A Candid Conversation with the Seven-Starred Chef

Carme Ruscalleda is a role model not only for women in the professional kitchen but also for all others working to realize their dreams regardless of their gender. I was contemplating going to a women’s forum in the next few weeks when I remembered my recent conversation with Ruscalleda in Spain. All the indignation women,…