Rene Redzepi : Noma Past, Present & Future

2015 has been an eventful year for Rene Redzepi. He took his team to Japan for a couple of months, initiated big projects in partnership with Yale University, announced the closure of Noma in its present location and relocation to a yet undeveloped site in Refshaleoen. It has also been a year for moves as…

Spanish Chef Albert Adria in his “Hood”

  On the rare occasions when  acclaimed Chef Albert Adria of El Bulli fame is not sprinting between his own five restaurants and bars on or near the Avinguda del Paral·lel 164 in Barcelona every day, he can be found hanging out at a few of his favorite places in in his neighborhood. No surprise he doesn’t…

Michel Troisgros, Maison Troisgros, Roanne, France

This was one of my most memorable conversations of the year. The entire conversation spanning several hours with the charming Michel Troisgros was peppered with laughter and light moments. It was refreshing to meet a grand chef who is so unassuming, sans ego and down to earth. Needless to say the dining experience at Maison…