Chef Bollo came to the United States in 1995 and was immediately taken in by Ignacio Blanco, a successful chef/restaurant owner.
had already established himself throughout Connecticut as the premiere Spanish cuisine restaurateur by way of his
three restaurants; Mediterranean Grill in Wilton, Pika Tapas, and Meson Galicia
In 1999 Bollo reunited with Blanco
to create Meigas in New York