Sergey Berezutsky became the best young chef in the world
Russian chef Sergey Berezutsky became the best young chef in 2014 in the world according to Acqua Panna & S. Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year Award
The 14th S. Pellegrino Cooking Cup competition has ended. The spectacular yacht regatta, combined with a culinary competition, gathered 41 vessels that started at the Venetian Lido and finished off the island of San Giorgio. The day of competition began for the participants of the regatta along with a visit to the famous Realto market, where at dawn the young chefs were able to personally choose and buy ingredients for their competitive dishes.
The MisterX 3, aboard Chef Karen Boscolo Meneguolo from El Gato di Chioggia, won the S. Pellegrino Cooking Cup trophy. Continue reading
Cats, rats and elephants: what Parisians had at the end of the 19th century
The capital of France is famous for its gastronomy. It was in Paris that the first restaurants appeared, as well as many popular gourmet dishes. But there were Parisians and difficult periods. So, during the four months of 1870-1871. The basis of the Parisian menu was horsemeat, meat of dogs and rats. They even ate an elephant from the zoo.
In the summer of 1870, a bloody war broke out between the French Empire and the North German Union. German troops invaded France, Emperor Napoleon III went to the front and was captured in the battle of Sedan. A day later, on September 3, an uprising began in Paris. The September Revolution replaced the emperor and, once again, established the Republic. France was losing the war, and in Paris they were preparing for a siege. In anticipation of the blockade of the 2 millionth city, all products and fuel were taken from neighboring regions, herds of animals they could find were driven in. Continue reading
A student gave all her savings for dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant
Everyone has their own ideas about how much dinner can cost in a good restaurant. If you clarify that we are talking about one of the best institutions in the world, surely many will mentally raise the bar. Food photos from the Saison restaurant in San Francisco recently appeared online, with dinner costing $ 600 per person. An ordinary student opened up for such pleasure. When the waiters brought the order, her surprise knew no bounds …
A college student named Aussie spoke about her impressions of visiting the Michelin-starred Saison restaurant on the Imgur website. She shared photos of all the dishes that were brought to her, supplemented the visual information with names and explanations. Aussie says she went to San Francisco for work, and was unable to get past the restaurant, which is considered second in the ranking of the most expensive. Aussie says she enjoys paying a fortune for dinner alone, for which she constantly saves money. Continue reading