I have been hearing inklings about this for months and months now, and it fills me with glee. I've been scared I'd miss it when it finally starts, but Heather just came to the rescue. Here's the deal: a new show on PBS called Spain...On the Road Again, which consists of Mario Batali, Mark Bittman, Gwyneth Paltrow (yes, she actually eats, with fervor, and also shows off her enviable Spanish skills), and Claudia Bassols (hot Spanish actress) traipsing around the eponymous country, eating, bantering, riding around in convertibles, and making me very, very jealous. The show sounds amazing; I can tell you now I will be its number one fan.
I'm sure you want to watch it too (I mean...), so let me just tell you, it will be airing on KLCS (channel 15 on our local Time Warner cable), at 10 pm on Thursday. I just watched a little preview, and it has me giddy. I've never embedded youtube videos here because I always find it a little garish, and also I'm a luddite, but this is pretty delicious: