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Moto

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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11 expert recommendations

22

BlackBook

Kantu is known for using artisanal ingredients, inventing kitschy new ways of serving food and varying his menu constantly.

14

Concierge

It's fairly safe to say that no matter how much of a foodie you are, you'll never have experienced anything quite like what you'll find at Homaro Cantu's austere, intimate restaurant.

6

Fodor's

Flavors are seared into wine glasses by an industrial laser, rigatoni is fashioned from lychee puree, and frozen flapjacks are "cooked" table-side on a liquid-nitrogen-filled box. Full review →

1

Frommer's 34

Chef Homaro Cantu calls his cuisine "avant-garde with Asian influences" -- but what he really wants is to take dining beyond just eating. Full review →

21

Gayot 15.0

Chef Homaro Cantu breaks all the rules, blazing trails that are both uncharted and titillating for those who view dining as a theatrical, multi-sensory affair. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 53

Staffers donning dark suits and earpieces present guests with menus while informing them that it's being prepared-only one prix-fixe is offered.

57

Not For Tourists

Conceptual laboratory food creations. Full review →

9

Time Out

Chef Homaro Cantu has become known through the TV show Future Food for wacky-sounding ideas like “ending world hunger” with edible paper and cooking with military-issued lasers. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

Food and science converge at Moto, a “molecular tasting room” set among the warehouses of Fulton Market. Full review →

59

Where

Executive chef Homaro Cantu (Charlie Trotter’s) turns foodies’ heads at this anything-goes, tasting menu-only restaurant Full review →

19

Zagat 4.2

"Molecular wow" sums up this minimalist West Loop Eclectic where chef-owner Homaro Cantu takes guests on a "true dining adventure" courtesy of an "inventive" multicourse tasting menu. Full review →

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