Pimiento di Padron, fried shrimp pancakes, and a big salad with those darling little gem lettuces, endive, and not just any bacon, but fried Iberico! Did you know they drink mostly beer in southern Spain??

I spent the morning writing and eating sweet strawberries. Okay… I know. I eat a lot! I’ve spent practically a whole lifetime tasting. I think I have a pretty good palate. But even more excellent elbow muscles.

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