There’s a dark side to genius and an invincibility complex engendered by fame that drives one to create something like this and label it “food.” Note well, grasshoppers: “Edible” and “food” are not interchangeable terms, especially not at 250€ a head.
You took one for the team here, Umami.
Or maybe 250€ is the line above which they become interchangeable, and I’m nothing but a culinary philistine. The frig?
This looks like my six year old threw up right after eating his kraft mac and cheese
Robin- I thought I couldn’t get more grossed out after looking at that ‘food’. Then I read your comment. Ick. I have five sons and your description meant something to me. I’m going to go double over and hold my stomach now.
[crossing the line of good taste, dodge. and that’s saying a lot around here. -.ed]
Some sort of carrot and scallops in a consomme? Those red things look like something made from beets? Am guessing here, okay?
Can I buy a vowel?
Somehow reading the explanation of what the frig fuck it actually was didn’t make me feel any better about the photo.
That “frig” wasn’t supposed to remain there.
Some kind of “broth” or maybe even aspic, with carrots, scallops and roe or blond caviar…with250€ worth of saffron as garnish ????
Not even if they paid me……
that is nasty! i don’t care who made it!
^^ testes immediately sprang to my mind too (as it were).
I’m guessing it involves scallops, saffron, and/or truffle oil? Certainly not paying for how it looks, anyway.
… ‘scuse me, I need the bathroom. NOW.
Gah…not guessing because I read Umami’s blog, but, wow, that’s way too much money for way too few things resembling actual food. I guess I’m just not cool enough for ‘food’ like that.
That looks like the aftereffects of my bout of listeriosis last summer. Blurgh.
Hmmm… looks like several kinds of roe involved, and scallops? Either that or some sort of really expensive fish part. Doesn’t really look that appetizing, is it coated in truffle oil? for 250euros a plate it should be solid gold right? Blehg
No idea what the orange sticks are, but it looks like there, tobiko, sumac, sesame seeds, olive, oil, and mustard powder?
I’ve always wanted to eat at El Bulli but not after looking at that crap. I’d rather eat Popeye’s Fried Chicken and Biscuits.