America's Best High-End RestaurantsNew York City has many of the country's best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago's Alinea and the Napa Valley's Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.
Best Foodie Destinations In AmericaAs interest in epicurean delights continues to grow, so does competition amongst American cities to draw tourism, in addition to the need to continually offer quality food at all levels of preparation.
The World's 50 Best Restaurants: Chicago's Alinea Cracks Top 10 One of Chicago's most highly acclaimed restaurants has been named one of the 10 best dining destinations in the world.
Aviary Mixologist Named Bartender Of The YearLike his boss, Grant Achatz, in the culinary field, bartender Charles Joly is becoming a star in bartending circles.
Best Tasting Menus In ChicagoExperience a wide variety of flavors by trying multi-course tasting menus at the best restaurants in the city of Chicago.
Magazine Names Chicago's Alinea The World's Best RestaurantThe 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.
A Chicago Bar That Is Worth The Price: The AviaryWhen 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.
Best Books By Chicago ChefsHere, 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.
Next Restaurant Creates Online Community Of FoodiesIf 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.
Alinea Takes No. 6 Among World's Best RestaurantsChicago’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.
New Achatz Restaurant 'Next' Opens To Much FanfareIt was the hottest ticket in town last night - the opening of a new restaurant by acclaimed Chicago chef Grant Achatz.
Alinea, L2O Earn 3 Stars In Michelin GuideThe 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.
5 Chicago Restaurants Listed Among Nation's BestZagat 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.