Some Dishes Are Too Cutting Edge For Alinea

Food exists that is avant-gardier than this!
Food exists that is avant-gardier than this! Photo: stu spivack/Flickr

Go beyond the volcano vaporizer and the bacon swing: Grant Achatz will be testing them out “concepts, dishes, service methods, and techniques deemed too avant garde for Alinea” for a crew of thirty lucky diners on October 19. If that’s not enough to get the mind reeling, the event, presented in collaboration with designer Martin Kastner of Crucial Detail, is completely free — the only catch is that you’ve got to be lucky enough to have your name drawn in the ticket lottery. Enter by clicking here, and don’t forget to bring us as your plus-one. [Crucial Detail]