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El Bulli

  1. Mediavore
    KFC Criticized For ‘Cure’ Campaign; Revisiting the History of the Po’BoyIs shilling fried chicken to combat cancer appropriate and who invented the po’boy?
  2. Mediavore
    Former Le Cirque Chef Dies; Chain-Restaurant Business UpPlus: a pitch for the next El Bulli, and the origins of the po’ boy, all in our morning news roundup.
  3. Books
    The Polenta is a LieGrant Achatz’s first experience with El Bulli, as excerpted from his forthcoming memoir.
  4. Mediavore
    Rachael Ray Picks Best Pizza in U.S.; Olympic Skiier Rubs Cheese on Her LegA celeb chef says Phoenix has the best pie, while Lindsay Vonn shares a unique form of therapy.
  5. Mediavore
    Long-Term Plans for Lakeshore East; Obama’s Answer to Asian CarpPlus: El Bulli’s uncertain future, and Rachael Ray anoints the best pizza in America.
  6. The Other Critics
    Frank Bruni Calls Out Restaurant SnobsIdentifying “a sort of madness that came to infect the food world.”
  7. Mediavore
    Chef Chow’s Is Not Chef Chang’s; El Bulli’s Future Remains UndecidedPlus: Rachael Ray names America’s best pizza, and why food is so sugary, all in our morning news roundup.
  8. Trends
    Is Molecular Gastronomy Here to Stay?With El Bulli about to take a hiatus, chefs reflect on the state of scientific cuisine.
  9. Mediavore
    Choking Diner Saved by Journalist; Heinz’s Redesigned Ketchup PacketsPlus: America’s least-drunk cities and NBC’s questionable take on Black History Month fare, all in our morning news roundup.
  10. Mediavore
    Bruce Has No Beef With Connolly’s; Totonno’s Coming SoonPlus: a new Fairway on the UES, and Penthouse Club gets sued, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Mediavore
    Springfield Strip Clubs Sued; Pizzeria Posto Hopes to Reverse the CursePlus: Boston isn’t drunk, and the state of molecular gastronomy, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Temporary Closings
    Ferran Adrià Seeks Sponsorship for ‘El Bulli X’The chef is looking into corporate sponsorship, and isn’t above selling the naming rights.
  13. Mediavore
    Jay Leno Offered a Jaws Jumbo Burger Franchise; Cops Pistol Whip Citizen atWill the talk show host go into the fast food business if his show flops?
  14. Temporary Closings
    El Bulli Goes on HiatusFerran Adria announces a temporary closure for his restaurant, for the 2012-13 seasons.
  15. Lists
    Lists of Must-Visit Places Avoid Recommending Momofuku, But Can’t ResistRecommended today: Life-changing restaurants, all-American icons, and culinary adventures for 2010.
  16. An Education
    Go to Culinary School With Ferran AdriàA new school in the Basque region of Spain will formally teach molecular gastronomic techniques.
  17. Mediavore
    New House-Made Bitters at NOPA Replace Angostura; Your One Chance This Year to
  18. Mediavore
    Iron Chef America Admits White House Fabrications; Aussie KFC Ad EnragesIngredients did not come from the Presidential garden, the Food Network discloses.
  19. Mediavore
    Restaurants Rally to Support Haiti; Food Network Admits White House Veggies werePlus: Johnny Rockets diversifies, and America’s new food safety czar takes office, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Mediavore
    Iron Chef White House Episode Used Ringer Veggies; a New Bread Man forPlus: B Bar gets sued, and Johnny Rocket’s branches out, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    The Daily Catch Brookline’s Back Story; Ringer Veggies on Iron ChefPlus: Johnny Rocket’s branches out, and KFC pulls racist ad, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. The Other Critics
    The L.A. Times Enjoys Stefan Richter’s Small Plates; Feniger’s StreetVirbila takes a shine to Stefan’s at L.A. Farm, while J. Gold reviews Susan Feniger’s first solo restaurant.
  23. Mediavore
    Ken Friedman ‘Appalled’ by El Bulli; Ugly Betty at BelcourtPlus: the cupcake boom, in our morning news roundup.
  24. Closings
    Moco Global Dining Ends Its Murray Hill Experiment ReopensA quirky newcomer shutters: If you never tried “misostrone,” you never will.
  25. Mediavore
    Danny Meyer Won’t Take Tavern on the Green; NYC Calorie Law Could GoPlus: Southern Hospitality gets sued, and P.F. Chang’s thrives in the recession, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Trends
    Pizza Virus Travels to Spain, Infects Greatest Chef in the WorldListen up, Johnny-come-latelies: Italian pizzaiolos have something to say about this whole pizza trend.
  27. Bulli for You
    OMG! An El Bulli Reservation!The Amateur Gourmet scores a table at Ferran Adrià’s house of molecular gastronomy and freaks out accordingly.
  28. Boo!
    No Room at El BulliThe toughest reservation in the world.
  29. Mediavore
    New York Leaves the Dark Ages of Coffee; Waverly Inn Mural PersonalitiesMcDonald’s is having some espresso troubles, and one more critic raves about dinner at el Bulli, from our glance at the morning headlines.
  30. Ferran Adria
    Ferran Adrià to Young Chefs: You Don’t Have to Change HistoryThe Spanish gastro god sits down with us and describes how his international interns spare him from Babylon, as well as names a couple of favorite New York chefs.
  31. Mediavore
    New Food-Label Law Has Loopholes; Why Marquee Was Really Shut Down This SummerPlus community boards are making life hell for downtown restaurants and bars, and now is your chance to ask El Bulli’s chef a question, from our glance at the morning headlines.
  32. Slideshow
    ‘A Day at elBulli’: An Exclusive Slideshow and ExcerptWith his upcoming events sold out, this may be your only chance to get into the mind of Ferran Adrià.
  33. Mediavore
    Spain Is the New Global Food Center; Graydon’s Monkey BackersIn our look at the morning headlines, James Beard goes to Vegas and kids take up cooking.
  34. NewsFeed
    Bourdain Says New York Will Never Match SpainIs he selling his hometown short?
  35. NewsFeed
    El Bulli Vet Can’t Take the Heat in Al Allegretti’s KitchenThat may fly at El Bulli, but this is New York, papi!
  36. Mediavore
    Clinton and Ray Team Up for Fund-raiser; What Lidia Served the PopeThe former president and America’s first lady of home cooking are putting on a fund-raiser together, Pinkberry isn’t as “all natural” as you’d like it to be, and a recipe for a season-appropriate dish served to Pope Benedict XVI last week.
  37. Mediavore
    Meehan Talks ‘Times’; Benoit OpensBenoit opened yesterday, Peter Meehan discusses who should replace him at the ‘Times,’ and beer shortages loom.
  38. NewsFeed
    World’s Best Restaurant List Released, and Europe Reigns, AgainSan Pellegrino’s list of the world’s top restaurants is not dominated by the U.S.!
  39. Back of the House
    Fernando Navas Brings El Bulli’s ‘Cheese Air’ to SushiSambaAbout a year ago, Argentine-born Fernando Navas, then a sous-chef at Nobu Miami, got the news that he was one of the 50 applicants out of 6,000 chosen for a four-month stage at Spain’s El Bulli, the stomping grounds of hallowed molecular gastronomist Ferran Adrià and pretty much the most famous restaurant in the world. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays in January, Navas will present an Adrià-influenced $110 tasting menu at his current restaurant, SushiSamba. We’re not saying it’ll be as hard as scoring a table at El Bulli, but only twelve people will be accommodated per night. We asked Navas what it was like to fulfill every young chef’s dream.
  40. Mediavore
    Win a Date With Thomas Keller; Year-end Lists AboundMix up your holiday charitable giving by entering a raffle for a coffee date with Per Se’s Thomas Keller or Ferran Adrià of Spain’s El Bulli. [NYT] Related: Ferran Adrià, Molecular Gastronomist—Who, Me? [NYM] On his No Reservations holiday special, Anthony Bourdain spoke with a veterinarian who explained that foie gras production is not the demonic act it has been portrayed as by animal-rights groups, so eat up! [Eat for Victory/VV] If Amy Sacco didn’t convince you of the growing synergy between restaurants and real estate, consider that Centovini has just struck a deal with luxe condo Soho Mews that offers not only delivery to the building but also the option to have executive chef Patti Jackson provide in-home cooking. [NYP]
  41. Mediavore
    McNally Loves Balthazar and Maria Bello; Imus Types Prank Chinese RestaurantKeith McNally talks about Balthazar, where the breakfast service is “absurdly busy” and his last meal would be “on the navel of the actress Maria Bello.” [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] More radio morons in hot water: CBS suspends Elvis and JV for pranking a Chinese restaurant, asking for “shrimp flied lice,” making dumb egg-roll jokes, and other old-time, racist vulgarities. [CBS News] Spain’s El Bulli named top restaurant in the world again. No. 2? The Fat Duck in London. It’s a proud day for molecular gastronomy. [CNN]
  42. Click and Save
    Gastronomical Gifts, Lovable LatkesTo add to Rob and Robin’s picks for chocoholics and pork fiends, more gifts like wild-boar soppressata and the $350 El Bulli cookbook. [TONY] A former sandwich of the week from Philly Slim’s snubbed for 99 Miles to Philly in roundup of best sandwiches. [Gridskipper] A list for latke lovers, including the $1.50 special at G&M. [amNY] How to steer clear of Cuban-food “poseurs” like Azucar. [Epoch Times]
  43. User's Guide
    The Ham That Drives Men Mad New York Magazine has gone Spain-crazy this week. Adam Platt sates his bottomless hunger at Boqueria, and Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld interview Spain’s most illustrious chef, Ferran Adrià of El Bulli. Let Grub Street pile on, then, with talk of the secret society of Spanish pork. This society may be unofficial, but we belong to it. It is made of men and women who have tasted the meat of the celebrated pata negra, or black-foot pig, and will do anything for more. “Once you taste ibérico, you can’t compare it to anything else,” Bar Jamón chef Andy Nusser has said. The society’s holy grail, though, remains tantalizingly out of reach for Americans — even ones with a deep affinity for Spain.
  44. NewsFeed
    Greatest Chef Ever to Make Best Meal Ever, Give or TakeThe most admired chef in the world doesn’t have a restaurant in New York, Paris, or Las Vegas. He doesn’t appear on TV. His name is little known among the general public, but chefs speak it with awe, in low whispers. He is Ferran Adrià, and he is coming to New York on Saturday. We kid you not: Adrià, who heads up the kitchen at Spain’s El Bulli, probably rates as the most influential cook in the world. As Rob and Robin explain, New Yorkers will finally have a chance to see him at work when he and nine other leading Spanish cooks demonstrate their “molecular gastronomy” techniques for Spain’s 10: Cocina de Vanguardia, at Guastivino’s, in the magazine. At $300 per person, the event, which includes food and wine samplings throughout the day and a tapas lunch, ain’t cheap. But neither is a Manhattan tablecloth meal. Nor round-trip airfare to Spain. Buy tickets here. Spain’s Ten: The Summit