"This must-read for the culinary crowd is the literary equivalent of caviar and Krug. Foodies will marvel at Achatz''s thought process on his molecular creations, while Kokonas provides a detailed glimpse of the artistic vision and creation of modern fine dining."
Praise for Grant Achatz and Alinea:
"Grant Achatz is aggressively pushing inventive cuisine forward, forcing the rest of the country''s toque-heads to keep pace."
"Mr. Achatz is like a ringmaster running a highly sophisticated and technically accomplished cirque de cuisine."
-"Wall Street Journal "
"Grant Achatz is redefining the American restaurant once again for an entirely new generation."
"Grant Achatz at Alinea comes up with creations that aren''t just cutting-edge---they''re also absolutely delicious."
-"Food & Wine "
"Is chef Grant Achatz a mad scientist or a culinary maestro? A few hours spent in his posh dining room in Lincoln Park suggests he is both."
-"Washington Post "
"Grant Achatz is one of America''s great chefs."
"Alinea is a thrill ride of a dining experience, one that leaves you exhilarated, spent and eager for more."
-"Chicago Tribune "
"Grant Achatz''s brilliance and maturing sensibility are on display in this elegant two-story haven--and the experience is every bit as dramatic as at the theatre neighbors."
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