Reps from chefs Albert and Ferran Adrià send word that their restaurant Pakta, a Japanese-Peruvian concept, will open in Barcelona at the beginning of March. As is the case with Tickets and 41 Degrees, Pakta will mostly be Albert's operation. The restaurant will be located next to Tickets, in Barcelona's theater district, and is being billed as an extension of that restaurant. They've hired two chefs, one Japanese and one Peruvian, to run the kitchen for Albert: Kyoko Li and Jorge Muñoz. According to the release, they've been training for five months and have devised over one-hundred potential recipes for the new restaurant. The debut menu will be made up of 35 of them. They promise to constantly change the restaurants offerings.
Yesterday came the news that Albert was moving 41 Degrees to a new space, and Gastroeconomy recently revealed that his forthcoming Mexican restaurant will be called Yaguarcan ("House of the Jaguar"). That project will open later on in 2013.