What’s it like to travel to Ibiza without the usual summer tourists in Covid times? A rugged, enchanted island that far surpasses its 24/7 party image. And of course, rife with incredible Mediterranean restaurant dining experiences.
“Eat how you love” – Breaking bread (and breaking walls) with refugee families from Aleppo and Sudan
Dinner table wisdom gained from Syrian and Sudanese refugees
Grub, Actually. (An elegy to the dearly departed Chelly’s in Malasaña)
Tucked away in a narrow street, looking almost shy to show itself to passersby, was my favorite hole-in-the-wall cantina, Chelly’s. Neon-colored Post-Its on a corkboard stuck on bamboo slats revealed the savoury specials for the day, Filipino favorites like beef mami, lechon kawali, sisig and kare kare. Ate Chelly (translating literally to “Big Sister Chelly”)…