While my tastes admittedly run towards low-brow chow, I think I can still recognize a gastronomically extraordinary experience when I see one.
El Bulli, located on northeastern Spain’s Costa Brava, has been voted “the world’s best restaurant” three times in a row. Most of the fuss centers on their ever-changing “tasting” menu that consists of more than two dozen bite-size courses that are essentially experiments in flavor and texture (a liquid ham croquette, anyone? Or how ’bout some nice basil foam?). To get a better understanding of the kind of eats we’re talking about here, take a look at the list of dishes served during one six-hour meal in this blog post from Chocolate [...]
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