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36. Gerry Dawes's Spain: An Insider's Guide to Spanish Food, Wine, Culture and Travel gerrydawesspain.com

"My good friend Gerry Dawes, the unbridled Spanish food and wine enthusiast cum expert whose writing, photography, and countless crisscrossings of the peninsula have done the most to introduce Americans—and especially American food professionals—to my country's culinary life. . .” - - Chef-restaurateur-humanitarian José Andrés, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Oscar Presenter 2019; Chef-partner of Mercado Little Spain at Hudson Yards, New York 2019

11/24/2010

San Sebastián Gastronomika Dinner at Elkano, "the Best Fish Restaurant in the World," (Yes!!) Getaria, Guipuzkoa, Euskadi. 11-23-2010


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Gerry Dawes's Persistence of Memory* (Salvador Dalí)  Melting Watch Awards.


Barcelona journalist Xavi Agullo, moderator and at organizer at San Sebastián Gastronomika 2010 told the crowd of 130 invitees that Pedro and Aitor Arregui's Elkano restaurant was "the best fish restaurant in the world."  By the end of the evening, Agullo had made believers out of the likes of Drew Nieporent, Daniel Boulud, David Chang, Wylie Dufresne and many more. Here is the story of that remarkable dinner in photos.


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