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elBulli 2005-2011: A Legacy of Innovation – A Video From Phaidon Press

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The Astonishing World of Albert Adriá

Albert Adriá is not exactly an unknown. The brother of Ferran Adriá and the longtime pastry chef at elBulli, the legendary restaurant that set the modern culinary world on its ear, Albert has received much praise over the years and [...]

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Recap: Madrid Fusión, Day 3

Welcome back to Docsconz’ coverage of Madrid Fusión 2014. Today’s was a grand show – not only do we have some brilliant minds presenting on behalf of their projects in Peru, Chile, and Bolivia, we’ve also got some intel on [...]

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Spain and the New York Table

Back in 2006, Spain was riding high in the gastronomic world. elBulli was at its peak and Spanish restaurants in Spain were the darlings of the culinary cognoscenti. It was a golden age for Spanish cuisine. The culmination of this [...]

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L’Arpege – Lasting Impressions

The Adria brothers of elBulli and Rene Redzepi of noma have been the most visibly influential individual chefs of the past twenty years, while Japanese cuisine has undoubtedly been the single most influential cuisine of that time period. However, no discussion [...]

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L’Air du Temps- Much More than a Beautiful Scent

 
I first became enthralled by Chef Sang-hoon Degeimbre’s cooking at the 2011 StarChefs International Chefs Congress in New York City. His cooking was beautiful, alluring and had soul. I longed to actually get to taste it. His restaurant, L’Air du [...]

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Elements – A Meal of the Moment for the Ages

I got an email from ChuckEats asking if I’d be available to join he and Lesley along with Alex and Aki for dinner at Elements in Princeton, N.J. on a Sunday evening. Since Princeton is a 3.5 hour drive from [...]

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Sunday Photo – elBulli – My First Time There

With elBulli now closed for good as a restaurant, I can’t help but reminisce. The first time I ever saw elBulli was in August of 2003. when we were visiting friends in Catalunya. We were in the area and I [...]

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Ferran Adrià in conversation with Colman Andrews

elBulli, the most celebrated restaurant of the last 20 years and maybe ever, is closing in its current form for good at the end of this month. As is clear to any reader of this website, Ferran Adria is my [...]

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elBulli 2011 – The Courses

While all courses will be presented here, I will not attempt a detailed accounting of each course. There has already been much written about these and other courses from this, the final season of elBulli as we have come to [...]

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