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.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
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.