Bourdain’s Field Notes

Spain is the sort of place that never really made sense, but in the very best possible way. This is the country that gave us the Spanish Inquisition—also anarchy. This is where devout Catholicism mixes with surrealism, modernist cuisine with traditional tapas. Christianity and Islam traded places, shared space. And the effects and influences of all those things are right here for us to see.

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