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A review of the top restaurant El Celler de Can Roca in Spain
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14 December 2010

If you’re jetting off to Spain anytime soon, check out this review of top restaurant ’El Celler de Can Roca’ in Spain to make sure that you don’t miss out on this sensation that everyone’s talking about. And why is it so wonderful...?

This exquisite restaurant has been in business for over twenty years, and has become 4th best restaurant in the world as well as being awarded the 2009 Highest Climber award due the tremendous effort by the three brothers who own it.

The three brothers are Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca, and together they have created a magnificent dining experience that has wowed critics and the general alike. Their Girona restaurant has been awarded three Michelin stars.

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Overview of Christie's - the leading auction house on the planet
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08 October 2009

Overview of Christie's - the leading auction house on the planetCurrently the largest and leading auction house on the planet, Christie’s deals primarily in fine arts and has an extremely impressive resume, boasting world records for sale prices and revenue. There is also a shroud of mystery surrounding Christie’s. Many have speculated that the auction house is full of corruption, and various investigations have been conducted in attempts to prove these allegations true.

Today, Christie’s locations can be found all over the world. The company’s main salesroom is headquartered in London on King Street in the St. James’s quarter of the city, and has been in the same location since 1823. There’s also a London salesroom in South Kensington, opened in 1975.

Christie’s currently has 85 offices around the world. Not all offices are official salesrooms, but all are pertinent to the auction business. These offices can be found in New York City, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Paris, Moscow, Geneva, Berlin, Spain, Milan, Rome, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv, Dubai, Mexico City, and many other locations. Christie’s was also the first auction house to exhibit works in Beijing, China, breaking the international barrier.

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Top Restaurant Review - Arzak, Spain
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16 April 2009

Top Restaurant Review - Arzak, Spain

Foodies from all over the globe flock to Spain to try the local cuisine. Spain has influenced the entire world in terms of what and how people eat. Other than French, Spanish cuisine is the world's most recognizable; and by sheer numbers, the most popular.

In the lush area of San Sebastian, Spain, the Arzak restaurant gives diners a gastronomical experience they won't soon forget. Arzak is a three-star Michelin rated restaurant that specializes in Basque cooking. Basque refers to the Basque people and includes local meats and fish usually grilled over hot coals. The technique also uses a wide array of pungent spices and sheep's milk cheeses.

Arzak gets it name from head chef and founder Juan Mari Arzak, a celebrated chef who's been cooking and compelling food critics for decades. The restaurant is a family-run business, and Arzak's daughter now shares in the cooking duties. The building is located on the outskirts of San Sebastian and the dining room is spread out over two floors. You get a look and feel of old world Spain as soon as you arrive at Arzak.

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