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Recap: Madrid Fusión 2014, Day 2

Elena Arzak, of Arzak in San Sebastian kicked off Day 2 with a presentation entitled “Salt + Pepper = Sugar”. Here she talked about the values of sugar in savory coursing. The goal isn’t to make a 20-course dessert tasting [...]

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Sunday Photo – Meet the Press

Superstar chefs Andoni Luiz Aduriz of Mugaritz in San Sebastian, Spain and Alex Atala of D.O.M. in Sao Paolo, Brazil are interviewed at the same time and at the same table in the Press Room at Madrid Fusión 2013.
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Highlights of Madrid Fusión 2013 – Part 2 – Weisner, Aduriz and Albert Adría

My second installment from Madrid Fusión covers three very different presentations from Day 2’s main stage. Swiss chef Stefan Weisner prepared a single dish, but did so by fashioning everything about it right on stage. Andoni Luis Aduriz and his [...]

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Attention! Atera is For Real!

When it comes to combining the elements of “New Naturalism” with the techniques of  Vanguardist cooking, Chef Matthew Lightner of the new Atera in NYC learned from two of the very best and it shows both in his cooking as [...]

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La Mar – Peruvian Panache in NYC

Peruvian food has been heralded as the next “it” food trend off and on over at least the past ten years and why not? It has great flavors, exotic ingredients and incredible diversity. When I visited Peru with my family [...]

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Submission at Mugaritz Part 1: The Savories

No matter how beautifully presented it may be, food is just fuel if it is not delicious. But, what is delicious? There is the brash, in your face deliciousness of food that is like the grinding beat of raucous rock and roll. [...]

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Starchefs ICC 2011 Day Three – A Personal Summary

The biggest problem at the Starchefs ICC is that one can’t see, do and taste everything. There is simply too much going on at any one time. Difficult decisions need to be made. Starting the final day , I was [...]

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Star Chefs ICC 2011 Day Two – A Personal Summary

 
Massimo Bottura, the chef whose restaurant Osteria Francescana was ranked number 4 in the ever controversial 2011 World’s Fifty Best Restaurantslist, opened the morning explaining his approach to Avant-Garde Italian food. He loves to tell stories and elicit emotion in his [...]

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Submission at Mugaritz Part 2 – Desserts and Conclusion

For Part 1, please see this.
This was simply delicious in every respect. Even the rebellious, had they made it this far into the meal, would have found a reward here. This showed even more Asian influence and would not have [...]

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elBulli is Dead! Long Live the elBulli Foundation!

It’s difficult to believe, but as the saying goes, “All good things must come to an end.” elBulli, as the world has known it,  came to a close this past Saturday night with a blowout dinner featuring many of the [...]

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