I've been to many excellent restaurants, and consider myself a foodie (not in a snobby way - I simply love good food).
I was very fortunate to secure a lst-minute reservation when there was a cancellation.
The food is not only extraordinary, but a true experience. The service and attention to detail are unparalleled. It's brilliance and art. I know it sounds overblown, but I really don't have the words to properly describe the experience properly.
There is a choice between 2 menus - 7 course and 11 course. I generally don't go for wine pairings, but I did, and was thrilled that I did as each wine was truly a perfect compliment to each dish.
I was given a tour of the kitchen; I've worked in a few restaurants over the years, and this is far and away the most spectacular I've ever seen. Not only did the tour feel social, but afforded me a glimpse into the intensely creative process and attention to detail that goes on at what is commonly referred to as the number 2 restaurant in the world.
The service was impeccable. Each dish was presented with a full description of the ingredients, preparation, and suggestions on how best to enjoy. The team was truly incredible.
As I departed I was thanked personally by 2 of the 3 brothers..... Unreal!
Can Roca raised the bar on every experience I've had (and will have). If you have the opportunity (or can make a special trip), I can't recommend it enough.
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