Albert Adria Faces His Fears to Realize his Dreams

Chef Albert Adria of El Bulli, Inopia, and 41° (now closed), Pakta, Tickets, Bodega 1900  and his two new Mexican restaurants Hoja Santa and Niño Viejo was the closing speaker at MAD Food Symposium in Copenhagen last month. The subject of his presentation to the surprise of the audience was fear. First off he confided…

Edgar Nunez of Sud777 and Barra Vieja on Food Trucks in Mexico City

This year the annual Mesamerica conference in Mexico City focused on street food in urban areas. Contradictory to what is happening in the US where food trucks are morphing into brick and mortar restaurants like Ludo Lefebvre with his Trois Mec and Petit Trois, Roy Choi of the Kogi food truck empire with his eight…

Rasmus Kofoed, Geranium, Copenhagen, Denmark: Rasmus on a Plate

Danish chef Rasmus Kofoed holds the distinction of being the sole individual in the world who has won the gold, silver and bronze levels of the esteemed Bocuse d’Or culinary competition, a remarkable achievement that has placed him in the count of the top chefs of the world! Rasmus Kofoed first came into the spotlight when…