Dinner @ Alinea – Chicago, USA


1723 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60614


Notable accolades

Three Michelin Stars, Michelin Guide 2012

Number 7, S. Pellegrino’s The World’s Best Restaurants 2012

The Meal

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A glass of Lemonade
wind chime

USA 028A Napkin

USA 029Serving Spoons

USA 030Steelhead Roe
coconut, curry, yuzu

accompanied by a glass of Gimonnet Brut with St. Germain and Esterhazy Beerenausiese

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Oyster Leaf

King Crab
passionfruit, heart of palm, allspice

carrot, chamomile

Razor Claim
shiso, soy, daikon

accompanied by a glass of Georg Breuer ‘Terra Montosa’ Riesling, Rheingau 2009

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Miso prepared in a coffee siphon

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Woolly Pig
fennel, orange squid

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acting like agedashi tofu (featuring miso from the coffee siphon)

accompanied by a glass of Bodegas Godeval ‘Vina Godeval” Valdorras 2010

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A glass of miso from the coffee siphon

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thai banana, sea salt, kaffir lime

accompanied by a glass of Chehalem ‘3 Vineyards’ Pinot Gris, Willamette 2011

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Burnt Morels
ramps, asparagus, smocked date

accompanied by a glass of Descendientes de J. Palacios ‘Petalos’ Bierzo, Spain 2009

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Hot Potato
cold potato, black truffle, butter

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A close-up of the 60 or so accompaniments to the lamb

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Black Truffle
explosion, romaine, parmesan

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inspired by Miro

accompanied by a glass of Valpolicella Classico, Superiore ‘TB’ Bussolo 2006

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Anjou Pear
onion, brie, smoking cinnamon

accompanied by The Rare Wine Co. ‘Boston Bual – Special Reserve’ Madeira

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five other flavours

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buttermilk, sorrel, macadamia

accompanied by a glass of Paolo Saracco Moscato d’Asti 2011

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helium, green apple

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A video

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White Chocolate
strawberry, english pea, lemon

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The insides

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The aftermath

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