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What Makes A Genius?

Thomas Matthews
Issue: October 31, 2010

Spanish chef Ferran Adrià is 48 years old; if he's fortunate, he's only halfway through his life. It may be premature to publish a book that claims to tell his "inside story." But Colman Andrews offers Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food (Gotham Books, 356 pages, $28) as a vivid portrait of the personality and achievements (so far) of the man who has been called "the best chef in the world."

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 5, 2010.

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