How Far Would You Travel for lunch?


From my friend in Madrid

Gordons in Spain

Not counting the fact that we are living about 5800 miles from home, we took the high speed AVE train 3 ½ hours north of Madrid to the town of Girona, just to eat at the three-star Michelin restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca. I made the reservation 11 months ago, when I knew we were moving here. That’s how far in advance you have to reserve a table. It’s been voted the #1 restaurant in the world by Diners Club over the past few years (often alternating with Noma in Copenhagen). El Celler de Can Roca is the brainchild of three brothers, Jordi, Juan and Josep Roca who learned to cook from their mother. Each brother has a specialty — desserts, culinary creativity and wine, respectively. When you walk in, you immediately feel a sense of serenity which comes from the light wood floor, white walls and birch tree grove…

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