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1723 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Critic’s Notes

Grant Achatz’s molecular mecca has put itself in a three-month time-out for extensive renovations. Alinea reopened in mid-May with an entirely new look and an entirely new menu concept. An updated review will appear in this space soon.

Dishes We Liked

(All dishes are part of a tasting menu.) Char roe with banana, ginger, and passionfruit; Wagyu beef with parsnip, black trumpet mushrooms, and kombu seaweed; lily bulb with rambutan and finger limes; sweetbreads with orange, ginkgo nut, and mustard; hot potato, cold potato; pistachio gelato with lemon curd, mascarpone, strawberry, and black walnut

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Dish: see "Grant Application" November 2012

Additional Information:

Price: $100-plus
Cuisine: Contemporary
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Noteworthy: Wheelchair accessible
Hours: D Wed-Sun.
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