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Tickets Restaurant: The Future of Molecular Gastronomy?

BY JULIA BORDEN As of today, March 6, only one out of the next sixty days on the Tickets Restaurant reservations calendar is available. The other 59 are entirely booked. Tickets opened in 2011 in Barcelona to much fanfare, especially after the closure of elBulli, the famous molecular gastronomy restaurant...

How the Kebab Became Catalan

BY ARON LESSER Cataluña is a startling site of raw cultural diversity. In 1991, about 8,000 foreigners lived in Barcelona. By 2013, that number totaled over 80,000, roughly 50,000 of which arrived in a burst between 2004 and 2006. Nowhere was the influx of foreigners more evident than in Barcelona’s...

The Changing Eateries of a Changing Cuba

BY ANISA KHANMOHAMED The recent restaurant boom in the Cuban capital city Havana, particularly as it pertains to the emergence of cafeterías and paladares, provides visitors from around the world an honest way to connect with contemporary Cuban culture. These dining spaces, cafeterías catering mainly to typical Cubans using state-prescribed...