We interrupt the constant coverage of awkward sweaters and fake snow with an important alert. Sorry to rain on your Winter Olympics parade, but there's someserious
international food news we must deal with: El Bulli is closingpermanently
As a budding culinarian (pretend I didn't say that), this is big news for me. It's like being a golfer and watching Tiger Woods say he'll go on hiatus, and then never come back....Doesn't feel so good, does it?
I know there are plenty of people who argue that what El Bulli does is more science than food, and that the price (around 250 euro) is not realistic for the average eaters of the world. That the place is elitist, loopy (yeah, this might be him with a glass vase of strawberries and foam and dry ice in the background) and good riddance to the inventor of olive-appearing, self-encapsulated olive oil!