Widely credited with introducing tapas to the United States, José Andrés is an award-winning chef, noted cookbook author and frequent television guest. He is the host and executive producer of the PBS television series Made in Spain, a culinary journey of his homeland.
In the 16th century, when Copernicus revolutionized the medieval mindset with his theory that planets revolve around the sun, the Polish astronomer likely considered Krakow to be the center of the scientific, cultural and economic universe. After all, Krakow was then — and still is — the geographic epicenter of continental Europe. His beloved Jagiellonian University, founded in 1364, buzzed as a medieval think tank, attracting intellectual luminaries from all corners of Europe. And Rynek Glowny — the Market Square — thrived as a trading hub, linking routes from east to west, the Baltic and Mediterranean seas.