Tag Archives: Anthony Bourdain

Noma Two Ways

Paleo Retiree writes: I recently watched and enjoyed “Noma: My Perfect Storm,” Pierre Deschamp’s documentary about René Redzepi, the brilliant chef behind Noma, an avant-garde Copenhagen restaurant that’s often been called the best restaurant in the world. Inspired and curious, … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Slumlord picks a nit with Theodore Dalrymple. Lloyd rediscovers the original-cast LP recording of “My Fair Lady.” Were humans happier in the Stone Age? FWIW, I take this kind of question pretty seriously. Civilization can be a lot … Continue reading

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Cocktail Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: For the last month I’ve been making a close study of the 1920s-era cocktail called the Negroni. (Nothing wrong with being systematic, is there? Besides, as a Johnny-Come-Lately to the artisanal cocktail trend, I’ve got to do … Continue reading

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“El Bulli”

Paleo Retiree writes: A German hagiography-documentary about the last season of creating-and-serving at El Bulli, the famous restaurant on the Costa Brava (outside of Barcelona) that was sometimes said to have been the world’s greatest. The movie is an impressively … Continue reading

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Bourdain on El Bulli

Paleo Retiree writes: Thanks to UR contributor epiminondas for calling my attention to this inspired episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “No Reservations” celebrating the Catalan restaurant El Bulli and its genius chef Ferran Adrià. It was made in 2011, on the … Continue reading

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