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Xaquín González Veira
Works at Guardian Media Group
Attended Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Lives in Washington D.C.
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Editor, Visuals, The Guardian
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  • Guardian Media Group
    Editor of Guardian Visuals, 2015 - present
  • National Geographic
    Senior Editor, 2014 - 2015
  • The New York Times
    Graphics Editor, 2008 - 2014
  • Newsweek
    Assistant Art Director, 2007 - 2008
  • elmundo.es
    Graphics Director, 2005 - 2007
  • elmundo.es
    Health Graphics Editor, 2002 - 2005
  • La Voz de Galicia
    Graphics Editor, 2000 - 2002
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Washington D.C.
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New York, U.S. - A Coruña, Galiza - Santiago de Compostela - Madrid
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I'm a visual storyteller. I do Information Graphics. And I make a mean paella.
Education
  • Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
    Journalism, Online Media, 1998 - 2002
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Xocas Xaquín G.V.

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Good ensaïmadas, good pastry. And surprisingly really good coffee. Good prices, cozy and the waitresses are adorable. Yes, it's very old school; and yes the decor is nothing fancy, probably 40 years old. But honestly, it was so nice to have coffee and ensaïmada for 2 euros that you don't care about anything else.
Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Nothing special, except the coziness, the great coffee, the super nice staff, the kid-friendliness and general cuteness of the place. Hm, maybe that makes it special!!
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
Food is simply not good. Don't order the fish and chips, they're really poorly fried, breaded small fillets. The chips are frozen French fries. Sandwiches are bad as well, the "ciabatta" needed to be between quotation marks. Service is ok. Decor is whatever old school they want to call it. (And the seats were kind of uncomfortable)
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Definitely a bargain (they have a good bunch of "Washingtonian Best Bargain Restaurant Awards" hanging). The sandwiches were fantastic: the döner kebab, the best of them and they make their pita in house, so worth it. Everything was done with love . And the owners were lovely with our two-month old bundle of joy. We'll be back for sure.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Didn't let my 8-month pregnant wife use the restroom. That tells me everything I need to know about a place.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago