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EUGENIA MARTINEZ DE IRUJO, A WORKING DUCHESS AND THEN SOME

EUGENIA MARTINEZ DE IRUJO, A WORKING DUCHESS AND THEN SOME »

2 Jun, 2019
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It looks like the idle aristocrat has gone out of style! Take Eugenia Martinez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart, Duchess of Montoro, for instance. She was the only daughter of the late Doña Cayetana (María del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva), the very popular 18th Duchess of Alba who owned palaces and landed estates galore. But if Eugenia is in the news these days it’s because of “La XIII”, her Spring-Summer Jewelry Collection for Tous, a sprawling Spanish jewelry and fashion firm

FEATURING  THE DYNAMIC REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA

FEATURING THE DYNAMIC REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA »

21 May, 2019
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Georgia formed part of the defunct USSR. Like many of the post-Soviet nominal republics, it went through a period of sharp economic decline in the 1990s. Georgia wasn’t one to wallow in post-Soviet syndrome, though. It created an environment for liberal investment which proved irresistible to Western financial institutions. Today, Georgia has much to be proud of and wants the world to know about it. And Spain wholeheartedly supports Georgia's pro-West aspirations.

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