Tag Archives: Thomas Bühner

The Night the Stars Shined at Germany’s Gourmet Restaurant Lerbach

If there was ever going to be a time to get a close look at the Neue Deutsche Schule of high-end German cooking, this was going to be it. With all four of the major culinary figures of this contemporary […]

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Thomas Bühner’s La Vie – That’s the Life!

Sheer audacity. To label a dish as “pure” takes audacity on the part of a chef. However, when the chef can back it up the way Thomas Bühner does at La Vie in Osnabrück, Germany, it goes from audacity to […]

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My Top 10 Dishes of 2011

2011 has been, for me,  a year of extraordinary dining, perhaps my best year ever. It is incredibly difficult choosing ten dishes as the very best of the year, let alone ranking them. This is a subjective list, subject to […]

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Pinch Me – A Culinary Dream Tour of Germany

I never used to have a burning desire to visit Germany, though I had always had a sort of morbid curiosity since my father had been a Medical Officer during WWII and had served through the Normandy Invasion, the Battle […]

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