Alinea is a restaurant in Chicago opened in 2005. Its chef /owner, Grant Achatz, is known for his preparations and deconstructions of classic flavors. It has included a peanut butter and jelly composed of a single, peeled grape, still on the stem, encased in peanut butter and wrapped in paper-thin brioche.
Alinea, Chicago -- Who needs a meal followed by a show when you can have both together? That's because eating at Alinea, which involves around 20 courses over about three hours, is more than simply dinner—it's culinary theater
Alinea restaurant in Chicago, IL - this particular experience is a shot of celery juice with basically a delicate ball of white chocolate (it's a little more complex than that) containing apple juice that bursts in your mouth, topped with celery leaves. 25th birthday trip, anyone?
Hot Potato, Cold Potato After removing the skewer, the hot potato, along with the black truffle shaving, butter cube, parmesan cube, and slice of chive drop into the cold potato puree. The serving dish is made of wax.