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molecular gastronomy in Barcelona

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mash1982 Dec 22, 2008 11:35 AM

Really would like to try molecular gastronomy during my first visit to Barcelona?Any suggestions besides Alkimia and Comerc 24?By the way, which would you prefer between these two?
thanks

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  1. PBSF RE: mash1982 Dec 22, 2008 12:17 PM

    Alkimia and Comerc24 are both excellent. Search the board and you will find many many posts on them as they are two of the most popular molecular gastromony restaurant in Barcelona.

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      mash1982 RE: PBSF Dec 22, 2008 05:01 PM

      also interested in cins centits
      are these restaurants in the same price range?

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        rrems RE: mash1982 Dec 22, 2008 06:58 PM

        Cinq Sentits was somewhat more expensive than Alkimia. I have not been to Comerc. I would not really consider Alkimia "molecular", as compared with other restaurants of that genre I thought it was rather tame. It was, however, very cutting-edge in the sense of flavors and presentation, and the food was magnificent. I liked it a little better than Cinq Sentits, which is very good but more "updated classic Catalan" than cutting-edge modern. As PBSF says, some research on this board will provide more specifics.

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