Sam Zucker

Sam is originally from Boston, MA. USA. He studied ecology and Spanish language during his undergraduate degree at Hampshire College (Amherst, MA). He then went on to train as a chef at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, NY) and earn an introductory certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2013. He currently lives in Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain and works as a Community Manager and Content Creator for a Barcelona-based Social Media agency. He also is an active culinary tour operator specialized in historic gastronomy tours of Barcelona, and works as a freelance food/travel writer for several outlets. Find his Blog:  Zucker & Spice Travel. Follow his Barcelona lifestyle on Instagram: @saz444 and Snapchat: @sam_zucker

How Adventurous of a Spanish Foodie are You? Take the Quiz!

When daydreaming of white sandy beaches, of sultry Flamenco dancers and rolling Spanish vineyards, do you also conjure up images of braised cow’s tongue or hairy pig’s ear when visiting Spain? No? Maybe you should, because if there’s one thing that Spain does unprecedentedly well it’s to use the entire, and we do mean entire, animal. It’s the Spanish way …

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The Best Places to Eat Calçots in Barcelona

In the Catalan countryside surrounding Barcelona, young, sweet onions break ground in mid-winter, growing tall and pale in the rich Mediterranean soil packed around their roots. The fertile earth guards the tender white shoots from the sun, leaving them delicate, delicious, and ready for grilling. Calçots—as these indigenous winter onions are known in the Catalan …

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