Ariadne’s thread

The Vegetarian Myth

"Elder, Today, a sesión wiserAnd fainter, too, as Wiseness is"Emily DickinsonI heard about the book The Vegetarian Myth a few months ago, and as a professional in the restaurant world I read it and was really surprised, as it was rigorous and honest. That was a while...

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“El Capricho” experience in Santo Domingo Country Club

 Although we do most of our work at the Bodega El Capricho, sometimes we are lucky enough to move around the world and take our product to those people who request it.As a result, on 11th March, we travelled to the Country Club of Santo Domingo, in the Dominican...

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Words of gratitutde by José Gordón

Good morning. It is a great honour to be here today. I would like to convey my enormous gratitude to El Adelanto Bañezano, to the authorities and to all of you who are here accompanying me on what is a marvellous day for me. I know that many people from La Bañeza and...

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2019 Gastronomy Days

Every month of february -for 17 years- we elaborate a gastronomic menu taking a tour around all the different cuts of the ox. We enjoy preserving this tradition, which is like a celebration of the ox. José Gordón has travelled to a different country every year with...

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Bañezano of the year

The Golden Bean award is one of the most highly-anticipated events held in the town of La Bañeza. This year it will be awarded to José Gordón, making him La Bañeza’s Personality of the Year for 2018. As part of the celebrations, the local newspaper El Adelanto...

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Elvira

Elvira

It was Elvira's birthday recently. Elvira is Jose's mother, and she died a couple of years ago. She is shown here in the photo with Pezuñas. It was an immense beast, but she was the first one to give it a smack when it ran around, happily going where it shouldn’t....

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