Here's the Guardian on the 50-course farewell "flavour theatre" that was El Bulli's final night... and here's the short version from my friend M., who was there:
51 courses. shitloads of champagne. heather graham onboard. lots of french dudes from the LVMH world saying... "vair eez hezzair? did you meet hezzair?" total hysteria. but ferran was a badass... felt incredibly lucky to be there.
beetroot and yoghurt meringue tomato cookie air baguette mojito - caipirinha sugar cane mojito and apple baguette gin fizz spherical olives mimetic peanuts pistachio ravioli parmesan cheese "porra" parmesan cheese "macaron" gorgonzola balloon
olive oil chip flowers paper golden egg steamed shrimps with tea roses with ham wonton and melon water ham and ginger canape Japanese ravioli soy matches nori ravioli with lemon asparagus with miso tiramisu oysters and bone marrow tartar parmesan frozen air with muesli carbonara tagliatelle caviar cream with hazelnut caviar pine nuts shabu shabu "perrechico" cake polenta gnocchi with coffee, safran, skin milk and capers tender almonds perfumed with truffle barnacle with caviar two cooking prawns lulo "ceviche" and mollusk clam "ceviche" Oaxaca "taco" "gazpacho" and "ajo blanco" peas 2011 sea cucumber Shanghai lobster hare fritter game meat cappuccino blackberry risotto with game meat sauce hare ravioli with bolognese and blood pond yoghurt blini "coca de vidre" — crystal cake mini donuts apple rose box