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TABERNA LA BOLA’S CANDIDA SANTOS, QUEEN OF HEARTS & FLAVOR (Part I of the La Bola Series)

TABERNA LA BOLA’S CANDIDA SANTOS, QUEEN OF HEARTS & FLAVOR (Part I of the La Bola Series) »

25 Mar, 2019
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LA BOLA won’t cook unless with the best of ingredients. And the most important ingredient of all is the love with which generations of the LA BOLA clan cook for their guests. Is it any wonder that LA BOLA's famous cocido madrileño has outlived the Savoy dynasty who, in the person of Amadeo I, came to Spain to rule at the same time that Candida Santos founded Taberna LA BOLA in Madrid (1870).

TABERNA LA BOLA, COCIDO MADRILEÑO SERVED WITH A FASCINATING HISTORY & FLAVOUR (Part II of the  La Bola Series)

TABERNA LA BOLA, COCIDO MADRILEÑO SERVED WITH A FASCINATING HISTORY & FLAVOUR (Part II of the La Bola Series) »

25 Mar, 2019
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A pot of Cocido Madrileño is served at TABERNA LA BOLA, in the Santo Domingo neighborhood,  with a fascinating history,and lots of flavour,  the true definition of Spanish “comfort food”.

LA BOLA, THE AWARD WINNING TAVERN (Part III of  the La Bola Series)

LA BOLA, THE AWARD WINNING TAVERN (Part III of the La Bola Series) »

25 Mar, 2019
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Excellence begets award. That should clue you in on how good the place is for traditional Spanish cuisine!

THE 8th  NATIONAL PASTRY CHEF CHAMPIONSHIP  2019  AT IFEMA

THE 8th  NATIONAL PASTRY CHEF CHAMPIONSHIP  2019  AT IFEMA »

11 Mar, 2019
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The Best Dessert,  Milhojas ( a thousand layers of pastry ) Award, was given to Pastry Chef Daniel Sarabia from Mérida, Extremadura

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE — Part 1: The Intrepid Entrepreneur

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE — Part 1: The Intrepid Entrepreneur »

21 Jan, 2019
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JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE Part 1: The Intrepid

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE —  Part 2: Chef with a Social Conscience

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE — Part 2: Chef with a Social Conscience »

21 Jan, 2019
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José Andrés is Guidepost's PERSON OF CHOICE. Why? You'll have to read on!

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, a Three-Part Series: (2) Khachapuri

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, a Three-Part Series: (2) Khachapuri »

8 Dec, 2018
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Hospitality is one of the defining ingredients of Georgian culture, and is most vividly expressed at the dinner table. The Georgian tradition of the supra, or feast, is one of familial bonding fielded by the consumption of large quantities of rich breads and cheeses. AND wine. For Georgia has been home to grapevine cultivation for over 8000 years and boasts the oldest living evidence of wine production in the world.

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: YOU CAN’T HEAT UP THE PLANET  AND STILL BE THE WORLD’S TOP CEO

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: YOU CAN’T HEAT UP THE PLANET AND STILL BE THE WORLD’S TOP CEO »

8 Nov, 2018
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Would Pablo Isla of the global fashion giant Inditex be Best Performing CEO in the world if his company weren’t eco-friendly? Surely not! Performance on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues makes up 20% of a CEO's overall score per Harvard Business Review. It's about "CEO activism", crucial in Isla's achievement of the title of the world's Best CEO in 2017 and 2018

YOU’RE IN MADRID & WANT TRUSTY AMERICAN MENU WITH A TWIST? CHECK IT OUT WITH RYAN DAY!

YOU’RE IN MADRID & WANT TRUSTY AMERICAN MENU WITH A TWIST? CHECK IT OUT WITH RYAN DAY! »

25 Jul, 2018
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One of the most rewarding experiences for a foreigner in Spain is to venture into intriguing Spanish restaurants and feast on authentic Spanish food. That being said, sometimes it is necessary to indulge in a meal to remind you of home, and maybe soothe some homesick yearnings. But, although there are some American style restaurants in Madrid, finding authentic and unique ones can be quite a task.

RONALDO CRISTIANO AND REAL MADRID: HIS NINE HAPPIEST YEARS

RONALDO CRISTIANO AND REAL MADRID: HIS NINE HAPPIEST YEARS »

17 Jul, 2018
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The most famous footballer in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo, says the nine years he played at Real Madrid were the happiest of his life. But he has just left, signing on with Juventus