THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MICHELIN STARS, PART 2: FROM TIRES TO TIRELESS FINE-DINING »
Why would a tire company want people to go dine out? So they’d get out their cars and drive the distance—the longer the better—wearing out their tires in the process and buy new ones. And where should they dine? Check out the Gold Standard of fine dining, the Michelin Guide!
SPAIN’S FIESTA NACIONAL IS PACKED WITH PATRIOTISM, PRAGMATIC USAGE AND MISTAKEN RELIGIOUS MEANING »
The Fiesta Nacional is, as the name denotes, an annual celebration across Spain of a huge Spanish legacy that gave the world – the New World – a single (Spanish) denominator for the cultures in the vast Americas and brought the region under one dominant language. It set off the Golden Age of exploration and colonization, catapulting Spain as the first-ever world power. But couching it in today’s politically acceptable lingo, the Fiesta Nacional is touted as celebrating Spain’s union and brotherhood with the international community.
A LACKLUSTRE FIESTA NACIONAL IS JUST RIGHT! »
It may lack sparkle but the Doce de Octubre marks the game-changing moment in the history of the world, no less!