Spiaggia nabs the top spot for places to propose.
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.
More predictions for which restaurants should get three stars.
"It was an incredibly delicate, pure rendering of the spring season both aesthetically and on the palate."
The prestigious restaurant guide is coming to the Windy City.
"It's super cool, super fun, and delicious."
Plus: A couple of beer dinners are available with Goose Island and Great Lakes Brewing.
She sampled some pretty classic sounding cocktails.
What we think about the Zagat picks.
Bourdain may hate Achatz's restaurant, but he respects the man.
Achatz lists five of his favorite spots to eat in Chicago.
This video showcases a day in the life of Alinea complete with a rocking soundtrack.