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Monday, November 4, 2013

Restaurant Dresses Up as Chicago's Alinea

Posted by Chris Onstad on Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Free-range Amish chicken, juiced and shaped via pressurized ISI siphon.
  • "Free-range Amish chicken," juiced and shaped via pressurized ISI siphon.

If you thought your "Zombie with a Hoagie In His Belly" costume took top honors this Halloween, think again. This Chicago restaurant, Real Kitchen, dropped all pretense of being unpretentious and "dressed up" as the world's biggest bastion of molecular modernist dinner theatre: Alinea. And they do a pretty decent job with the video that sells it. Click here for four minutes that will even have modernist chefs "laughing." Particularly nice is how Real Kitchen, which in real life prepares all its meals to go, only offers the "45 course menu, with wine pairings, to go."

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