In 1901, linkurl:Emil von Behring; ate brill garnished with shellfish in a creamy sauce; 61 years later, linkurl:Watson, Crick and Wilkins; celebrated with roast linkurl:chicken; and foie gras drizzled with Madeira sauce. And in 1997, linkurl:Stanley Prusiner; tucked into breast of squab with mushrooms, potatoes and onions in a sweet and sour sauce with raspberry vinegar.
On December 10 each year, the linkurl:Stockholm; City Hall plays host to a banquet in honor of that year's linkurl:Nobel Laureates,; when 1300 guests, 200 synchronized wait-staff, 10,000 flowers and mounds of gold-rimmed flatware fill the cavernous "blue" hall (which is in fact the color of red bricks).Prize-winners and dignitaries aside, landing a seat at one of the banquet's 65 tables is nigh impossible. For the rest of us, the only chance to savor a taste of the Nobel experience is to head for the "Stadshuskällaren" linkurl:restaurant,; in the city hall's cellar.Given enough notice...

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