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Ferran Adria coming to Vancouver in 2010?

bluegoat Jan 4, 2010 11:41 AM

Rumour from my Barcelonian friend has it that Ferran Adria will be in Vancouver in early summer 2010 for some type of Spanish consulate celebration. Anyone heard anything re. specifics?

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  1. fmed RE: bluegoat Jan 4, 2010 11:50 AM

    Interesting! This the first I have heard of this. I'll keep my ear to the ground.

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      Scary Bill RE: bluegoat Jan 5, 2010 08:28 AM

      Just posting to get any updates

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        Bob Mac RE: Scary Bill Jan 5, 2010 08:39 AM

        Is there a restaurant currently in Vancouver that features "molecular gastronomy"?

        I had dismissed it as tantamount to "culinary masturbation" but a couple of articles and the show when Bourdain went to Spain and visited with Adria got me interested.

        Now if only I could win the lotto to both get a reservation and pay for it..........

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          fmed RE: Bob Mac Jan 5, 2010 01:43 PM

          Certain fine dining places dabble in the techniques (eg C uses trasglutaminate aka "meat glue" etc.). I've had spherified vegetable juices (ie sodium alginate gel) at a couple of other places (notably the now defunct Rare). But for the most part, the MG fad didn't gain traction here.

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