Critics weigh in on who they think will get stars.
The chef brought his team from Alinea to cook for L.A.'s best bartenders.
Both NBC and the Michelin director will be at Alinea on Thursday.
Alinea was actually visited by the FDA in 2006.
The chef and his team have a great eating agenda planned for the short trip to the Left Coast.
The Good Food host seeks to increase access to actual good food, while animal rights activists protest a seafood dish in Sacramento.
Chicagoist is offering two tickets to Alinea. All you have to do is follow them on Twitter.
Grant Achatz thinks that food can be the best kind of art.
Grant Achatz's still-unopened spot Next is anointed this year's best restaurant, even though it might not open until 2011.
Because Twitter is easier and cheaper than the paper.
Despite the growing hype, the chef is more concerned with feeding his hard-working peers.
Grant Achatz at Alinea understands how important it is to control the customer experience.
The former Alinea chef de cuisine and chef de tournant, respectively, get their own restaurants.
"Even the look and feel of the restaurant's web site was bad ass and bold. He intimidated the shit out of me."
Grant Achatz, Dave Beran, and Craig Schoettler develop a pretty neat slushy technique.
His replacement comes from Brown Café.