elBulli: Ferran Adria and the Art of Food – exhibition in London in July

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Ferran Adrià is heading to London and offering an exhibition that explores two areas in which he is extremely well-versed: the art of science and food. The intricacies of his experimental style of cooking and the molecular gastronomy that catapulted him to fame will be on display for all to see. Whether you’ve eaten as his … Continue reading

A look back at 10 years of Worlds 50 best restaurants

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna , is now in its 11th year. Dedicated to highlighting some of the best dining experiences on the planet the list has become one of the go to guides for new dining discovery. Rene Redzepi from the Noma restaurant in Copenhagen currently sits on top of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants … Continue reading

Pakta by Albert and Ferran Adria will be open in March

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Originally scheduled to open in January, the new Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant by the Adria brothers will open in early March. Called Pakta, the restaurant will serve a cuisine called nikkei. It will be located in Barcelona, next door to Tickets, which is operated by Albert Adria. So far, Pakta will seat 30 and will feature … Continue reading

Sous Vide Cooking Invades The Home

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See on Scoop.it – Food, wine and other pleasures How sousvide cooking has risen from a professional cooking technique in the world’s best kitchens to the homes of amateur chefs. When Georges Pralus championed sous vide cooking back in the 1970s it was because he believed the technique produced the best possible foie gras. Through … Continue reading

World’s 50 Best winners

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It was a wonderful experience and emotion to live the Worlds 50 Best Restaurants event live in London. So many great chefs in one place, so much positive energy and so much excitement between them. Who is the best this year? René Redzepi and his team raised the roof at the 10th anniversary of the World’s 50 … Continue reading

The 2012 World’s 50 Best Restaurants revealed next week at the awards’ 10 year anniversary

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London’s Guildhall will play host to the glitterati of the gastronomic world on Monday 30 April at the 2012 World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. The industry is holding its breath to see whether René Redzepi and his team from Noma in Denmark can make it 3 years in a row at … Continue reading

Interface by El Bulli

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INTERFACE Bulli, is a project that began with the collaboration of Ikonic (Pere Gifre and Daniel Molina) and Ferran Adria with his restaurant elBulli. Initially the project was based on a charge of Ferran Adrià to design its new dishes, but then they realized that they can actually go further and the goal became to design … Continue reading

‘Fun’ Is Replacing ‘Fine’ Dining, Comprehensive Culinary Study Finds

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Until the past decade, the Connaught Grill in Mayfair, London, was perhaps the most traditional haute-cuisine establishment to be found anywhere. Chef Michel Bourdin, who held two Michelin stars for more than two decades, openly professed his model to be the great Auguste Escoffier, who made his mark a century earlier. Not only were there … Continue reading

El Bulli is closed: World’s best restaurant’ served up extravagant 49-course last supper

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The doors of El Bulli, one of the world’s most famous restaurants, have closed leaving 50 lucky diners with the taste of ‘clam meringue’ and ‘gorgonzola balloon’ lingering on their tastebuds. The few diners fortunate to eat at the three Michelin stars restaurant feasted on a 49-course menu which dazzled their palates with gastronomical delights … Continue reading

San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011

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Yesterday S. Pellegrino released their fairly well-regarded annual list of the “World’s 50 Best Restaurants,” and for the second year in a row, René Redzepi’s Noma is on top. Two new restaurants made the top ten: Alex Attala’s D.O.M. in Sao Paolo, Brazil and Iñaki Azpitarte’s Le Chateaubriand is Paris. Making way for the newcomers in the top ten are Daniel Boulud’s New … Continue reading