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L'Enclume, the next El Bulli? - Lake District

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L'Enclume, the next El Bulli? - Lake District

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felizglfr | | Apr 29, 2010 08:39 AM

Would love to hear your thoughts about this place. I just saw it in time.com

http://www.time.com/time/travel/artic...

"....Meals at L'Enclume come as a set menu of eight or 13 courses. Having traveled all that way, you aren't going to settle for eight, so it's got to be the latter (which actually comes to 15 courses, if you count amuse-bouche and cheese). You'll need about $115 (before wine) and at least four hours. Palate teasers like duck-fat lollipops and Cumberland creamed duck livers merely hint at the brilliance resoundingly confirmed in a starter like "Grown up yolk from the golden egg." What seems like a perfect yolk turns out to be an orb of concentrated chicken stock, dipped in jellified vegetable broth and golden leaves: a golden, delicious, tiny planet. There then follows a blizzard of more witty deception. "

I still would love to try the fat duck, but this seems like another option as well.

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