Daniil Medvedev took a break from his Mallorca Championships preparations to bring his wife, Daria, on a culinary tour of Spain, courtesy of Michelin-starred chef Maca de Castro.

The chef prepared a sampling of typical Spanish cuisine for the Russian couple. The Medvedevs tasted gazpacho, a cold soup fit for hot summers, as well as coca Mallorquin, a Mallorcan-style pizza which is prepared with spinach and fish. They also sampled fideua, a dish similar to paella but made with noodles instead of rice. 

De Castro, who is taking care of the VIP guests of the Mallorca Championships this week, was

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Proving Grounds

Living a nomadic lifestyle as businesses go, pop-ups are culinary testing grounds and a growing force on the Richmond food scene. This week we visit a handful on recently debuted mini food adventures, from street fare that channels island vibes to Italian dishes rooted in tradition and a journey in Japanese cuisine. These roving concepts are looking for a spot on your dining agenda. (Richmond magazine)

Something to Stalk About

A sure sign of spring, asparagus is currently appearing at farm stands and supermarkets and having its moment. While the tender stalks are great for grilling, Blue

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As vaccination rates across the globe continue their slow upward crawl, La Isla del Encanto is gearing up to become one of the Caribbean’s hottest tourism destinations once again. While there’s no shortage of spectacular bars scattered all across Puerto Rico, exploring its capital city can be a little overwhelming for first-time visitors. If you’ve always dreamed of sipping piña coladas on the San Juan shore but aren’t quite sure where to begin, the following spots will surely give you some much-needed inspiration for your

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On a recent sticky Sonoma County summer day, I slipped through the back door of a new Santa Rosa restaurant called Sushi Rosa, where the air inside was cool compared with the swelter outdoors. I was throwing on a sweatshirt when I was spotted, almost immediately, by an attentive server. He was wearing all black and had an iPad slung over his shoulder like a purse. Smiling beneath his mask, he asked, “How many?” (“Just me.”) and where I’d like to sit. That’s when I awkwardly sputtered, “I want to see the robot.” 

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One of the public policy initiatives designed to help restaurant survive the past year, “cocktails to go” is now getting a second look from restaurants, industry leaders, and legislators as they all contemplate post-pandemic regulatory realities.

Allowing licensed restaurants the opportunity to sell beer, wine, and mixed drinks as part of pick-up or to-go orders was originally promoted as a way to help restaurants survive lockdown. Beverage alcohol take-out offered a way to book additional revenue with little additional cost, and it was an option of which nearly every licensed eatery took advantage.

Now that pandemic-related business restrictions have been

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Renaissance Covington and MeetNKY have announced Covington’s first-ever restaurant weekend, Taste the Cov, from Thursday, September 16 to Sunday, September 19.

Taste the Cov is a perfect time for foodies to take a culinary tour throughout the city’s diverse and lauded food scene. With over 20 participating restaurants, diners can rest assured knowing they will find the perfect place to satisfy any craving.

During the weekend celebration, participating establishments will offer $6 food specials and $4 drink specials, excluding tax and gratuity.

Participating businesses include The Standard, The Gruff, The Globe, Rosie’s Tavern, Ripple Wine Bar, Rich’s Proper Food &

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