Sous Vide Cooking Invades The Home

See on – 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

Michelin-starred chef Laurent Gras releases his cookbook for iPad

New York-based, Michelin-starred French chef Laurent Gras is the latest chef to release his first cookbook in digital form. Like Grant Achatz of Next and Alinea in Chicago, Gras — who has received three Michelin stars for his work at three different restaurants around the world — chose to bypass the traditional publishing medium and … Continue reading

Next restaurant – Paris 1906

We had announced few month back that Chef Grant Achatz and his crew were busy preparing the launch of his latest innovative concept. The good news is that it is now open for bookings and the excitement is huge! Next offers a tasting menu based on a specific time and place (i.e. Paris, 1906; Hong Kong … Continue reading

San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011

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

A writing spoon / Collection Faces by Ferran Adrià

This spoon helps you to scribble, and accentuates the texture of the espresso, cappuccino or chocolate, which is used instead of ink. The emphasis is on how the object is resolved. Because it is never anything other than a spoon, but it has that incision on the tip, just at the end. It is a … Continue reading

Are you a part of the history of elBulli?

Now that elBulli, top spanish restaurant and one of the top restaurants worldwide, is slated to close in 2012/13, the restaurant is trying to compile as complete a history of itself as possible. ElBulli has already got to be the best-documented restaurant in the world, but up until now, all the attention has been on … Continue reading

Grant Achatz and the Next Restaurant Concept

What is Next Restaurant? Next Restaurant will explore world cuisine. It is being developed by chef Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas, and the creative team that built Alinea, including Crucial Detail designer Martin Kastner, Architect Steve Rugo, and Interior Designer Tom Stringer. Next Restaurant will serve four menus per year from great moments in culinary history … Continue reading