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Aviary Mixologist Named Bartender Of The Year

Like his boss, Grant Achatz, in the culinary field, bartender Charles Joly is becoming a star in bartending circles.

WBBM Newsradio–07/23/2013

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Best Tasting Menus In Chicago

Experience a wide variety of flavors by trying multi-course tasting menus at the best restaurants in the city of Chicago.

07/25/2012

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Magazine Names Chicago’s Alinea The World’s Best Restaurant

The famed Alinea restaurant in the Lincoln Park neighborhood has been named the best restaurant in the world by a publication that bills itself as the private jet lifestyle magazine.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

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A Chicago Bar That Is Worth The Price: The Aviary

When one of the arguably greatest chefs in the world opens a cocktail joint, expectations are inevitably high. Grant Achatz, the former French Laundry study and mastermind behind Alinea and Next, brings his imaginative take on food and drink to his cocktail bar, the Aviary.

03/22/2012

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Best Books By Chicago Chefs

Here, we list our favorite books by Chicago’s best chefs, some provide recipes, and all provide a glimpse into their personal lives outside the kitchen.

08/31/2011

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Next Restaurant Creates Online Community Of Foodies

If you get a table at Next, you definitely deserve congratulations. Chef Grant Achatz’s restaurant with business partner Nick Kokonas is one of Chicago’s toughest reservations – diners have to sign up at the restaurant’s website to buy tickets.

06/15/2011

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Alinea Takes No. 6 Among World’s Best Restaurants

Chicago’s Alinea has won a new distinction, this time as the highest-ranked U.S. eatery on the list of the 50 Best Restaurants in the World.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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New Achatz Restaurant ‘Next’ Opens To Much Fanfare

It was the hottest ticket in town last night – the opening of a new restaurant by acclaimed Chicago chef Grant Achatz.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

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Alinea, L2O Earn 3 Stars In Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide announced that two Chicago restaurants earned the rare and coveted three-star ratings in the dining guide’s first-ever edition for the Midwestern city.

11/16/2010

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5 Chicago Restaurants Listed Among Nation’s Best

Zagat survey also finds diners are tipping better while their chief beef is others who are texting, tweeting or talking on their phones during the meal.

WBBM Newsradio–10/27/2010