Since I don't own a TV or watch movies , I can do some media viewing when I am travelling. I caught Anthony Bourdain's segment on the last days of El Bulli ( a place like no other place )flying back to LA from Toronto on Air Canada last night. It was a bit perverse , as I am now a vegetarian teetotaller , to sit through an hour devoted to the pleasures of food & drink I can no longer partake of. However , it turned out to be quite inspirational and transcendental , as Ferran Adria' , Jose' Andres & Anthony Bourdain are what I would term gastronomic creatives / philosopher chefs. The essence of the whole El Bulli journey was summed up by Ferran's protege' , Jose' Andres , who very emotionally said , " We came to El Bulli without a spirit , and left with a soul - "