A lot of factors go into building a restaurant concept. At the end of the day, location is crucial. For Grant Achatz, Chef and Owner of Alinea, Next and The Aviary, who searched far and wide for opportunities in New York, San Francisco and LA, Chicago wasn’t a place he originally envisioned himself staying. Now, he says, “I honestly don’t think that Alinea would have worked anywhere else besides Chicago.” The Windy City is far from a bland food city, with tons of street cred in both variety of offerings and notable culinarians.
Lucky for us, Achatz recently revealed to Epicurious his favorite places to eat, drink and relax in Chicago. Read More