Dec 242007
 
Aromatic chamomile sets the stage for a Grant Achatz creation.

Aromatic chamomile sets the stage for a Grant Achatz creation.

Merry Christmas from Chicago Bites! Between working our way onto Santa’s “nice” list and slogging our way through a Chicago winter, we managed to sneak in an evening at Alinea! Enjoy this last minute gift under your virtual tree!

Download Chicago Bites (11.4 M)

Show Notes:
00:00 – 02:08 Fine tuning the evening
02:09 – 05:24 Finding our way to the table and surviving “squeegee” service
05:25 – 07:36 Throwing off the game
07:37 – 09:43 Bridget’s highlights
09:44 – 11:01 Food protocols and misdemeanors against fish
11:02 – 13:15 Tammy’s highlights
13:16 – 15:05 Lowlights
15:06 – 19:20 The implements of dessert
19:21 – 24:44 Inviting comparisons and wrapping up

Chicagoist interview with Grant Achatz
1723 North Halsted
Chicago, IL

Bridget rates Alinea 7/10
Tammy rates Alinea 8/10

As with most of the dishes we sampled, pumpkin takes an unusual form.

As with most of the dishes we sampled, pumpkin takes an unusual form.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.