Molecular gastronomy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33839/all en 2013 Michelin stars announced; Young French chef Donckele among winners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/young-french-chef-donckele-wins-michelin-three-star The Michelin Guide, France's gastronomy bible, announced its coveted star ratings over the weekend and on Monday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/young-french-chef-donckele-wins-michelin-three-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnaud Donckele Food and drink French cuisine Human Interest Michel Guérard Michelin Guide Molecular gastronomy Americas Food & Drink Europe Culture & Lifestyle AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse and Talia Ralph 5759121 at http://www.globalpost.com Sotheby's to auction dinner with Spanish Chef Adria, El Bulli wine collection http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130304/sothebys-auction-dinner-spanish-chef-adria-el-bulli-wine-collection <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Madrid, Mar 4 (EFE).- Auction house Sotheby's will hold an auction on April 3 in Hong Kong and April 26 in New York, offering bidders the opportunity to win a dinner with legendary Spanish chef Ferran Adria and a collection of wines from his groundbreaking El Bulli restaurant, as well as other items from the restaurant.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130304/sothebys-auction-dinner-spanish-chef-adria-el-bulli-wine-collection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Food industry Molecular gastronomy Agencia EFE Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:01:38 +0000 Agencia EFE 5773141 at http://www.globalpost.com Dinner with Spain's elBulli chef to be sold at auction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/dinner-spains-elbulli-chef-be-sold-at-auction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, March 4 (Reuters) - Fans of Spain's award-winning elBulli restaurant who did not get there before it closed will get a chance to eat with its celebrated chef when dinners with Ferran Adria are sold at auctions, Sotheby's said on Monday.</p> <p>The two dinners, each for four people, will be among the highlights of sales next month in Hong Kong and New York, when the restaurant's wine cellar, equipment and memorabilia will also go under the hammer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/dinner-spains-elbulli-chef-be-sold-at-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business ElBulli Molecular gastronomy Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:31:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773377 at http://www.globalpost.com Noma, "world's best restaurant", sorry as diners ill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/noma-worlds-best-restaurant-sorry-diners-ill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Johan Ahlander</p> <p>COPENHAGEN, March 8 (Reuters) - Danish restaurant Noma, crowned the world's best restaurant three years running in one poll, on Friday apologised after 63 guests fell ill with sickness and diarrhoea after visiting the haute cuisine establishment.</p> <p>According to the Danish health authorities, the guests fell ill during a five-day period in February and the outbreak could have come from a sick kitchen staff employee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/noma-worlds-best-restaurant-sorry-diners-ill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Food industry Labor Law Molecular gastronomy Noma Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 17:00:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5777342 at http://www.globalpost.com Dinner at world's 'top restaurant' leaves dozens wretching http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/dinner-at-worlds-top-restaurant-leaves-dozens-wretching <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Diners who forked out for a top-notch meal in a Danish restaurant dubbed the world's best eatery got more than they bargained for when dozens came down with a nasty case of food poisoning.</p> <p>The two-Michelin-star Noma restaurant in Copenhagen prides itself on dishes like pike perch and cabbages or wild duck and pear but in February its delights left 63 punters and some staff members vomiting or suffering from diarrhoea, health officials said Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/dinner-at-worlds-top-restaurant-leaves-dozens-wretching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Danish cuisine Labor Law Molecular gastronomy Noma Technology AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 18:01:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5777423 at http://www.globalpost.com 'World's best restaurant' vows to reimburse poisoned diners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/worlds-best-restaurant-vows-reimburse-poisoned-diners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The "world's best restaurant" said Saturday it would reimburse dozens of diners who came down with a nasty case of food poisoning after savouring its delights.</p> <p>The two-Michelin-star Noma restaurant said it would alternatively offer them a free meal if they dared to return to the eatery in the Danish capital Copenhagen.</p> <p>Noma said in a statement that tests had shown that the poisoning was caused by the highly contagious stomach bug norovirus that was brought into the restaurant by a staff member.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/worlds-best-restaurant-vows-reimburse-poisoned-diners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Food and drink Labor Law Medicine Molecular gastronomy Technology AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 15:30:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778145 at http://www.globalpost.com Bidder pays $28,000 to dine with chef Ferran Adria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/bidder-pays-28000-dine-chef-ferran-adria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Hong Kong auction offering the chance to dine with world-renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria, known for his revolutionary "molecular cuisine", has fetched a winning bid of over $28,000, Sotheby's said Thursday.</p> <p>The "vigorous" bidding war started with an offer of HK$40,000 ($5,000) and ended with a winning bid of HK$220,500 ($28,269) when the hammer fell in the southern Chinese city Wednesday, according to the auction house.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/bidder-pays-28000-dine-chef-ferran-adria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink Food industry Molecular gastronomy AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 05:45:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801351 at http://www.globalpost.com 'World's greatest' chef Adria seeks digital legacy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/worlds-greatest-chef-adria-seeks-digital-legacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>From foie gras noodles and liquid olives to air baguettes and mimetic peanuts, much of what elBulli chef Ferran Adria and his team created in their nearly 2,000 dishes defies transcription.</p> <p>Two years after closing the beachside Spanish restaurant -- repeatedly lauded as the world's best by those lucky enough to have dined there -- Adria says he is now focused on preserving its legacy for future generations.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/worlds-greatest-chef-adria-seeks-digital-legacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ElBulli Ferran Adria Food and drink Human Interest Molecular gastronomy Technology AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 03:15:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5805239 at http://www.globalpost.com Spanish chef Joan Roca focuses on creativity to deal with recession http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130410/spanish-chef-joan-roca-focuses-creativity-deal-recession <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Santiago, Apr 10 (EFE).- Spanish chef Joan Roca said Wednesday in Chile that he had managed to ride out Spain's economic crisis by emphasizing excellence and creativity.</p> <p>The chef, who along with his two brothers manages the famous El Celler de Can Roca restaurant in the Catalonian city of Girona, in northeastern Spain, is in Santiago to participate in the third edition of the Ñam Santiago cooking festival.</p> <p>"We're keeping the commitment to excellence, to quality, and we're keeping the commitment to competitiveness," the chef told Efe.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130410/spanish-chef-joan-roca-focuses-creativity-deal-recession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> El Celler de Can Roca Food and drink Molecular gastronomy Agencia EFE Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:03:28 +0000 Agencia EFE 5809688 at http://www.globalpost.com Chef Simon Rogan abandons plans for London restaurant http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130416/chef-simon-rogan-abandons-plans-london-restaurant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Laurence Fletcher</p> <p>CARTMEL, ENGLAND (Reuters) - Simon Rogan, one of the UK's top chefs, has abandoned long-awaited plans to open a permanent restaurant in London, for fear his two Michelin-starred L'Enclume restaurant could suffer.</p> <p>Rogan, who has regularly appeared on TV and who is well known for "foraging" ingredients from the surrounding countryside, told Reuters he abandoned plans for a London outlet after a recent restaurant opening in Manchester "almost killed" him.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130416/chef-simon-rogan-abandons-plans-london-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Human Interest Molecular gastronomy Officers of the Order of the British Empire Simon Rogan Thomson Reuters Tue, 16 Apr 2013 09:45:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5817164 at http://www.globalpost.com Famed chef offers up wine to finance next big project http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/famed-chef-offers-wine-finance-next-big-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Food-lovers who miss dining at the tables of Ferran Adria's elBulli restaurant can get another taste on Friday -- of his wine, at least, as the famed Catalan chef auctions his celebrated collection.</p> <p>The sale, at upscale Sotheby's auction house in New York, will benefit Adria's foundation, where, two years after the legendary Spanish restaurant shut its doors, Adria, considered one of the best experimental chefs, now works full-time.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/famed-chef-offers-wine-finance-next-big-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adria ElBulli Ferran Adria Molecular gastronomy Technology AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 07:00:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825715 at http://www.globalpost.com Chef Ferran Adria to reveal creative process in NYC exhibit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130426/chef-ferran-adria-reveal-creative-process-nyc-exhibit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York, Apr 26 (EFE).- Ferran Adria, the man behind El Bulli, hailed as the world's finest restaurant, will offer a glimpse of his creative process in an exhibit set to open here in January 2014.</p> <p>Adria's sketches of some of his culinary masterpieces will appear at a gallery in New York's SoHo neighborhood.</p> <p>"With this exposition of drawings I will explain to people that this business of creating doesn't just come out, but rather it has a process of work behind it," the acclaimed chef told Efe.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130426/chef-ferran-adria-reveal-creative-process-nyc-exhibit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferran Adria Food and drink Food industry Molecular gastronomy Agencia EFE Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:01:34 +0000 Agencia EFE 5826210 at http://www.globalpost.com Chef's auction sets dinner tab at $36,750 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130427/chefs-auction-sets-dinner-tab-at-36750 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Asian gourmet splashed out $36,750 at a New York auction to have dinner for four with famed chef Ferran Adria.</p> <p>The dizzy tab contributed to a $913,605 sale at Sotheby's late Friday that was based on the revolutionary Catalan chef's stellar wine collection, which he sold along with kitchen gear, two years after shuttering his Michelin three-star elBulli restaurant near Barcelona.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130427/chefs-auction-sets-dinner-tab-at-36750" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ElBulli Food industry Human Interest Molecular gastronomy AFP Sat, 27 Apr 2013 16:15:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5826716 at http://www.globalpost.com Chef's auction sets dinner tab at $36,750 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130427/chefs-auction-sets-dinner-tab-at-36750-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Asian gourmet dished out $36,750 at a New York auction to have dinner for four with famed chef Ferran Adria.</p> <p>The dizzy tab contributed to a $913,605 sale at Sotheby's late Friday that was based on the revolutionary Catalan cook's stellar wine collection, which he sold along with kitchen gear, two years after shuttering his Michelin three-star elBulli restaurant near Barcelona.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130427/chefs-auction-sets-dinner-tab-at-36750-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business ElBulli Ferran Adria Human Interest Molecular gastronomy USD AFP Sat, 27 Apr 2013 18:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5826771 at http://www.globalpost.com Denmark's Noma loses world restaurant crown after outbreak http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130429/denmarks-noma-loses-world-restaurant-crown-after-outbreak <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spain's El Celler de Can Roca seized the title of the world's best restaurant from Denmark's Noma on Monday, one month after dozens of people came down with a bout of food poisoning from the Copenhagen eatery.</p> <p>The restaurant in Girona, run by three brothers and known for its dishes based on perfumes, had spent two years as runner-up on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list compiled for a 12th year by more than 900 international experts for Britain's Restaurant magazine.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130429/denmarks-noma-loses-world-restaurant-crown-after-outbreak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Food and drink Food industry Human Interest Molecular gastronomy AFP Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:00:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5828080 at http://www.globalpost.com