Would you pay $18 for this tiny tin of canned mussels?
You just might if they carry the stamp of approval of renowned Chef Jose Andres.
With glam restaurants around the world, including The Bazaar in Beverly Hills, this Ferran Adria protege has introduced his own line of food products, Jose Andres Foods, that speak to his Spanish heritage.
Recently, I had a chance to sample a few of the products.
Spain takes its canned seafood seriously. Unlike in the United States, where tinned seafood is often thought of as a cheap pantry staple, Spaniards treat their canned seafood with reverence because the quality is high enough to serve in the best restaurants.