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Roseann M. Lake
With little more than a Fedex label on her forehead, Roseann will parachute into a foreign place and cozy up with its characters, eats, and odd rituals. A freelance writer and polyglot, she has reported in three languages from four continents. Preguntas?

Blog Entries by Roseann M. Lake

Back to elBulli

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2010 | 9:45 AM

Ferran Adrià and the seven pastry chefs of elBulli were in a stew.

One of the world's most innovative pastry chefs was coming to celebrate his 40th birthday at their restaurant, and they needed to make a cake for the occasion. An SOS to Catalan creationist Albert Adrià, Ferran's...

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elBulli in Beijing

(1) Comments | Posted January 5, 2010 | 4:17 PM


Albert Adrià does what every toddler shouldn't; he plays with his food.

"What is it?" and "How was it made?" are the first two questions the former elBulli chef asks while playing, usually before stopping to lament that he won't live...

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A Spoonful of Sugar

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2009 | 7:58 AM

Mao Zedong and Mary Poppins seem to have few things in common aside from rosy cheeks and the fact that the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China coincides with Julie Andrews's 74th birthday. As if to honor both, after days of smog as thick as placenta, the winds...

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