Noma is generally a jolly place to work at, but it is a dishwasher from Gambia who's the happiest of all the team members. He has been working there since the beginning, and now he has just gained a new title: partner.
The world's tastiest four letter word. But what does it mean to the members of the 'Noma family': current and former members of the Noma team, friends, regulars, critics...
The restaurant formerly known as Noma
The joy was overwhelming at the World’s 50 Best Restaurants award gala when the third place was announced at Cipriani’s, New York. Daniel Humm, chef of Eleven Madison Park (EMP) was gloriously happy; so much that he went and invited all the chefs to an awesome after party. I was there, too, but I…
This will be the most personal post ever on this blog. I started my blog 6 years ago; therefore, it’s time to look back (and forward!).
[Disclaimer: it might be on the cheesy side here and there!]
Some of this year's great encounters
Alex Atala is a living legend, martial arts master, ex-punk and DJ, hero of the Brazilian gastronomy, who is not afraid to go after and hunt down the ingredients, be it with a harpoon under the sea or with a gun in the jungle, if necessary.
Photo: from Netflix’s show Chef’s table, more info below
Redzepi’s Noma isn’t leading the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list (formerly San Pellegrino list) for the moment, but for me, there is no question that it is the world’s best, most interesting and impactful restaurant.
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