World’s best restaurant El Bulli set to close

elBulli, the beachside Spanish restaurant repeatedly crowned the world’s best, will close Saturday after pushing the boundaries of cuisine for more than two decades under chef Ferran Adria. The remote eatery in Cala Montjoi will re-open in 2014 as a non-profit culinary think tank that will investigate new cooking techniques and develop new flavours. The … Continued

Ferran Adrià To Create Products For PepsiCo

Though world renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià will be shuttering his legendary restaurant El Bulli this month, regular folks will be able to sample his creative genius at a fraction of the price and the wait now that he’s teamed up with PepsiCo. The food and beverage giant announced the partnership Thursday, saying that Adrià … Continued

Denmark’s Noma named best restaurant for 2nd year

Denmark’s Noma restaurant was named best in the world for a second year running Monday in an international poll dominated by European establishments but with new entries from China, Peru and Russia. The Copenhagen restaurant of chef Rene Redzepi was voted number one in the S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011, a list compiled by … Continued

The Best Restaurant In the World: Noma

Famed Spanish restaurant elBulli lost its crown as the world’s best in an international poll Monday after four years at the top, beaten to the number one spot by rising star Noma in Copenhagen. ElBulli’s defeat in the S.Pellegrino World’s Best 50 Restaurants list is another blow for the eatery and its trailblazing chef, Ferran … Continued

El Bulli restaurant to become culinary academy

The famed el Bulli, the Spanish restaurant repeatedly crowned the world’s best, is to become a non-profit foundation from 2014, its avant-garde chef Ferran Adria announced Monday. The Michelin three-star restaurant will become a “foundation for all avant-garde gastronomy lovers.., a breeding ground for new ideas and for new talents,” he told a news conference … Continued

Ferran Adria to Close El Bulli Temporarily

Molecular gastronomy maven Ferran Adria has announced that he will close his famed Catalonian restaurant El Bulli for all of 2012 and 2013. The three Michelin star El Bulli, tucked away on the Catalan coast, was last year named the world’s best restaurant by Restaurant magazine in Britain. “El Bulli is not closing down. I … Continued