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A dinner to remember by chefs Mario Sandoval and Tatung Sarthou

One highlight of covering Madrid Fusion for me was that I got invited to a meal to be jointly prepared by Spanish chef Mario Sandoval, who runs two-Michelin-starred restaurant Coque and who earned his first Michelin star at the tender age of 26, and the Philippines’ very own Chef Tatung.
This special dinner was part of Gastrofestival, which was another set of events that is associated with Madrid Fusion. Gastrofestival is organized by the government of Madrid to invite people to enjoy different aspects of Madrid gastronomy.
Because of Chef Tatung’s role as presenter for the Philippines in Madrid Fusion, he was invited to prepare the special “four-hands dinner” with Chef Mario Sandoval. Some Filipinos were invited to be part of the meal as guests of Madrid Fusion Manila, and I was lucky enough to be one of them
The dinner was held at Hotel Orfila. There were 60 guests in total, and one table was reserved for our group.
They gave us the menu for the meal, and after I told them that I…