"From French Bulldogs of Shillings to the world's greatest restaurant.
Miracles can happen in the hands of
Avant-garde cooking is his preference,
meaningless molecular gastronomy at his disposal.
While magic in the kitchen is conjured!"
After reading The Gastronomist Gets Real in the New York Times, it got me thinking. Oh the irony of being taught home cooking by arguably one of the best chefs in the world- Ferran Adria. And more importantly, the reality of El Bulli closing FOREVER finally sunk in! No I am not referring to the restaurant of the same name in Surry Hills. This is the El Bulli, the first haute cuisine restaurant in Spain, whom most food critics will concur is the world's greatest restaurant.
On 30 July 2011, El Bulli will complete its fifty year journey as a restaurant and transform into a think-tank for creative cuisine and gastronomy. Demand has always exceeded scarce availability for reservations. I made a feeble attempt to secure one of these coveted reservations by making an application last July, but to no avail. Even postponed planning my Europe trip in the rare event that I may be granted a dinner reservation, which would mean a detour to Spain for a few days!
My five favourite terms as defined in the Synthesis of El Bulli cuisine:
Food for thought, thought for food.
I am sure the culinary legacy of El Bulli will remain on our taste buds forever*
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Av. de Rhode, 101
17480 - Roses, Spain
+ 34 902 103 636
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