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So Ferran Adria asks for a Boston recommendation and you send him to....

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...the Garden at the Cellar?

http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blo...

Where would you send him? An intimidating ask... perhaps he'd already been to Craigie? He lectures at Harvard a lot. I'd have to go with lobsters/seafood.

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  1. What he ate there looks pretty good. I haven't been back much since the end of the Gilson era, but it seems to have many of the same virtues. Also, it's walking distance from Harvard. Not a bad choice at all, in my book.

    http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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    1. re: MC Slim JB

      Slim, do you mean to suggest that he might not want to have starry-eyed chefs ushering him into private dining rooms to serve him chilled truffle oil spheres and wagyu vapors every day of his life?

      What a ridiculous thought is indeed!

        1. re: Swankalicious

          I'd send him to YoMa - why eat a lesser version of what you can produce yourself?

          1. re: teezeetoo

            If I had been asked, I probably would have suggested some place where an ex-pat chef is cooking their traditional cuisine mainly for other ex-pats. Yoma certainly fits this bill. Maybe a Jalisco, or S&I, or JoJo, something like that. YWK might be fun if not for the wait.

            http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

            1. re: MC Slim JB

              well he did recently do toki underground with josen andres (per pic on twitter); ramen overkill, or maybe proof he likes good ramen... granted such different styles...

    2. Heh, he should have been sent to Grafton Street.