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Around the World in 41 Courses – The 41º Experience

The full elBulli experience will never be replicated. While the food was of paramount importance, the magical setting of Cala Montjoi, the paradoxically traditional decor of the restaurant space and the creative ferment of the kitchen all combined as major […]

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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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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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My Top 25 Restaurant Meals of 2011

I will say right at the top that I have never had a more incredible and deep year of dining than I had in 2011. With visits to a number of Europe’s very best temples of Gastronomy, including many of […]

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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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Spain 2011 – A Compendium of Posts

With the recent posting of my experience at Cinc Sentits, I have finally completed my postings from the incredible trip to Catalunya, Valencia and The Basque Country areas of Spain that I took with my family last spring to celebrate […]

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Tickets – A Traveler’s Dream

The setting is sensational, combining a number of seating locations, bars and kitchens , resulting in a collection of visual cues to keep the eyes occupied and entertained. The restaurant would have been just as much at home if located […]

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Albert Adria Gets The Last Word on Art vs Craft in Cooking

If Albert Adria or his brother Ferran are not culinary artists than no one is. Here, in Spanish, he says that the question is ultimately up to the diner to answer.
 
I had filmed several other interviews, but alas, audio problems […]

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