The Cuina Volcànica of Les Cols
The Cuina Volcànica of Les Cols

Olot is a town about thirty-six miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea and a two-hour drive from Barcelona; but as far as Fina Puigdevall is concerned, it may as well be on another planet.

Making Waves in Wine
Making Waves in Wine

 Today,  San Diego is inching back toward its wine heritage thanks to intrepid growers and winemakers determined to restore larger-scale wine production to the region.

Grazing Perfection
Grazing Perfection

Rather than head the half mile to the Mediterranean Sea, I drove inland to a town called Siurana, near where my mother-in-law lives, to check out what I was told is some of the best cheese in all of Spain.

The World on an Oyster
The World on an Oyster

Based in Marshall, California, Hog Island has become not only a day-trip destination for bivalve-loving bon vivants and a dining institution in San Francisco, but more importantly, a beacon of aquaculture sustainability.

Tapping in at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Tapping in at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

In a dining and drinking scene obsessed with what’s new and what’s next, it can be easy to forget the originals. The ones who stoked passion and started a movement. Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, now with multiple locations in Orange County, California, was one of those pioneers. 

All The Way Up at Otium
All The Way Up at Otium

Walking up to Otium in Downtown Los Angeles can feel like a jump into the future. If anyone had been wondering about the future of farming, surely this would be a good place to start learning.