So long TwentyEleven: what a year it has been…

What a year 2011 has been. We’ve seen the full monty of extraordinary events this year… everything from revolutionary political uprisings to tumultuous riots on our doorstep… unseen before natural disasters that have crippled nations to the fall from financial grace of Europe. On a personal and more cheery note though, 2011 has truly been one heck of a year food-wise.

Here’s a round up of the best eats which 2011 had to offer…

~  2011  ~

7-Course Degustation Menu

—-  Starters —-

Potato Bread with Brown & Black pudding Butter, Crispy Bacon and Chicken Skin (@ Viajante)

Txitxarro (@ A Fuego Negro – San Sebastian)

Antxoas con Papaya‘ (@ Bar Txepetxa – San Sebastian)

—- First Course —-

 ‘Full English Breakfast‘ (@ Pollen Street Social)

—- Second Course —-

“Sauté gourmand” of Lobster, truffled chicken quenelles, pasta (@ Alain Ducasse, The Dorchester)

—- Fish Course —-

Lobster Coralline (@ Arzak – San Sebastian)

—- Meat Course —-

Roast Squab with Beetroot and Pistachios (@ Viajante)

—- Pre-Dessert —-

PBJ (@ Pollen Street Social)

—- Dessert —-

Baba Au Rum like in Monte Carlo (@ Alain Ducasse, The Dorchester)

—- Petit fours from the ‘Ferreteria’ (@  Arzak – San Sebastian) —-

Setting at Eleonas, Zaros, Crete

Service & Wine by Wild Honey‘s front of house team

Happy New Year to all – Here’s to an even better TwentyTwelve and thanks from the bottom of my heart for continuing to support theboywhoatetheworld!

G.

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