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Tasting Table | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Some of the country's best chefs still love it, use it--and bring it with them wherever they go.

How to Measure the Restaurant Greats (Don't Get Your Hopes Up: It's Nearly Impossible!)

David Rosengarten | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

The incredibly clever foraging basket at Chicago's Alinea The immortal Ferran AdriĆ , of El Bulli in Rosas, Spain Whenever foodies start waxing ...

The Ultimate Freezer: A Look At The Anti-Griddle

Ali Rosen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

We all know you can freeze juice or fruit -- but what about alcohol?

Joe Satran

The Slightly Scary Trick To Making The Best Steak Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 01.28.2014 | Taste

It's all about the heat.

The Restaurant Dilemma: Kids or No Kids?

Jamie Schler | Posted 03.23.2014 | Taste
Jamie Schler

Believing, as does Chef Achatz, that children should experience fine dining and dining out in general, we made it a habit to bring our sons with us, whether pizzeria, diner or restaurant, and have been since they were born.

Acclaimed Chef Speaks Out About Banning Babies

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

What started as merely a frustrated tweet from a world-renowned Chicago chef on Saturday has since grown into the basis for a national debate on wheth...

Acclaimed Chef Considers Baby Ban Over Crying 8-Month-Old

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Some Chicago diners' decision to bring their 8-month-old along to one of the nation's most acclaimed restaurants is currently at the center of an upro...

LOOK: Next's Steak Menu Has Arrived!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

The latest menu at Grant Achatz's Next have arrived and, as is customary for the popular Chicago restaurant, the new offerings have a sleek artsy trai...

VIDEO: Inside NEXT

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Since opening in 2011, Chicago's NEXT restaurant has changed its entire concept nine times. It's a formula that seems to be working.

WATCH: Next Restaurant Introduces Vegan Menu With Cheeky Video

Posted 05.10.2013 | Chicago

Before Next restaurant launches a new menu, which happens every four months, a video usually previews the offerings to come. The last edition, The Hun...

WATCH: Beautiful, Dramatic Depiction Of Alinea Menu Has Us Captivated

Posted 04.03.2013 | Chicago

Grant Achatz and team have been producing some pretty great videos for their restaurants Alinea and Next recently. We thought that the preview for Nex...

Bocuse d'Or USA Look Back

Richard Rosendale | Posted 04.22.2013 | Taste
Richard Rosendale

This past year training and representing my country as the Bocuse d'Or candidate has been one of the most exciting of my life. It fostered an enormous sense of pride and community at The Greenbrier, allowed me to grow as a person and a chef.

Which Chicago Celebrichef Has The Top Smile?

Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago

Chicago is home to some of the nation's most acclaimed and well-known chefs -- but who among them holds bragging rights for the finest set of pearly w...

WATCH: Grant Achatz's Best Video Yet?

Posted 01.17.2013 | Home

Next Restaurant has gone through a lot of menu permutations -- from Paris, 1906 to Kyoto. Chef Grant Achatz and his team usually celebrate new menu la...

Next Restaurant Unveils Their 2013 Menus

Posted 11.29.2012 | Chicago

Next Restaurant on Wednesday pulled back the curtain on their menus for the upcoming year. The Chicago Tribune's Kevin Pang reports that Grant Acha...

PHOTOS: Culinary Schools Stress Science In The Kitchen

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home

HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- The basics of a culinary education are getting a little less basic at the Culinary Institute of America. Recognizing that for the ...

WATCH: Next Debuts 'Kyoto' Menu After 3-Part Teaser Film

Posted 09.18.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's high-profile, heavily experimental restaurant Next has been touring the world one cuisine at a time through its rotating menus focused on Th...

2 Acclaimed Restaurants To Switch Places

Posted 08.28.2012 | Home

Daniel Humm, the chef at Eleven Madison Park (and The NoMad) in New York, and Grant Achatz, the chef of Alinea (and Next) in Chicago are both known fo...

The Magic of Shabbat Dinner

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Friday nights can become more than the end of the week. They can be transformed into evenings dedicated to bringing people together, sharing meals and gratitudes, creating memories and community, savoring every bite, every minute together, around the table.

Kellogg's In Hot Water Over Allegedly Fake Recipes

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home

If you were confused today when recipes supposedly by Grant Achatz appeared on Kellogg's-owned website Snackpicks.com, you weren't the only one. N...

WATCH: Restaurant Dish Features 86 Different Components

Posted 05.11.2012 | Home

Grant Achatz's Next Restaurant might have been getting a lot of the attention recently, but there's no reason to forget about Alinea (actually, we dou...

30 Minutes With Chef Grant Achatz: The Mind Behind the Best Restaurant in the World

Lauren Shapiro | Posted 06.20.2012 | Chicago
Lauren Shapiro

Chef Grant Achatz is not about to clone what already exists. His brands are unique and different and creative, but individually, he's even more than that.

New List Of World's Best Restaurants Has Chicago's Alinea On Top

Posted 04.01.2012 | Home

For years, if you were to ask 10 restaurant experts what the best restaurant in the world was, nine out of 10 would have agreed: Ferran Adria's El Bul...

You've Got... Grant Achatz

AOL | Posted 03.16.2012 | Small Business

World-renowned chef Grant Achatz discusses his recipe for restaurant success and what it was like to create innovative dishes when he lost his sense o...

WATCH: Alinea's Grant Achatz On Being Misunderstood

Posted 03.15.2012 | Home

"I think the cuisine we do here at Alinea is oftentimes misunderstood," says chef Grant Achatz. "It's not about being buttoned up in a tight tie and s...