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“If you have four hours and $265 to spare, the 18-course tasting menu that showcases Grant Achatz's stunning, cutting-edge food is a fantastic experience.”
"Rising star and culinary rocket scientist Grant Achatz (formerly of Trio and Napa's French Laundry) raises the bar on New American cooking at his techno-chic Lincoln Park restaurant."
"Alinea -- anointed the best restaurant in the country by no less than Gourmet magazine -- is a place no serious foodie should miss." Full review
"Topping many a best-of list, Alinea is a constantly changing, experimental marvel. The prix-fixe menus transform familiar flavors with cutting-edge technique."
"Widely regarded as North America's best restaurant, Alinea – helmed by Beard Award–winner Grant Achatz – brings on 20 courses of mind-bending molecular gastronomy." Full review
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"At the forefront of the groundbreaking molecular gastronomy movement, Alinea offers meals that are quite simply unlike any others." Full review