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Where to find molecular gastronomy in Toronto?

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stonedtoronto Dec 16, 2008 09:19 PM

What are the best places to experience molecular gastronomy?

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  1. Notorious P.I.G. RE: stonedtoronto Dec 16, 2008 09:49 PM

    Colborne Lane.

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      OnDaGo RE: Notorious P.I.G. Dec 16, 2008 10:00 PM

      but basically its the only place....

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        stonedtoronto RE: OnDaGo Dec 16, 2008 10:02 PM

        Surely Colborne Lane can't be the only place....doesn't C5 play around with foam on some of their dishes?

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          Negaduck RE: stonedtoronto Dec 17, 2008 02:42 AM

          Yes. Also Lucien.

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            robgm RE: stonedtoronto Dec 17, 2008 03:35 AM

            i don't know that i would classify foam as molecular gastronomy...if one would, it would certainly be at the least creative and challenging of the genre

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              Rudiger RE: robgm Dec 17, 2008 04:57 AM

              I agree completely.

              (Not a huge fan of foam myself, though I still love bubble bathes)

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                stonedtoronto RE: Rudiger Dec 17, 2008 05:02 AM

                I think that foam is part of molecular gastronomy, although, yes, at the least creative spectrum. But some restaurants are at least playing with it. I figured if a restaurant would have foam...maybe they would have powders, or use sous vide, or even better liquid nitrogen for ice cream!

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                  robgm RE: stonedtoronto Dec 17, 2008 05:16 AM

                  most places that do foam really only place the ingredients into a whipped cream maker with isi charge...not much thought there...sous vide is all over the place, most celebrated is mark cutura at cowbell

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