Most everyone in the restaurant community shared a collective sense of disappointment when el Bulli announced they would be closing the doors and focusing on different projects, most notably a new cooking school. If you didn't have a chance to make the mecca before the restaurant closes this Saturday, you can at least get a peek at what all the fuss was about in a new documentary called El Bulli:Cooking in Progress
. Though the NYT gave it a less than stellar review
, as someone who's spent years working in upscale restaurants I have a feeling I'll enjoy it.