CHICAGO — Lincoln Park's Alinea has been named the best restaurant in the world ... again.
This is the fifth year in a row the restaurant (which also has three highly coveted Michelin stars) has been named the world's best dining destination by Elite Traveler. Thousands of people participated in a poll to determine the winner.
Alinea was the only Chicago restaurant to place in the rankings, which included New York's famous Per Se and Eleven Madison Park (Nos. 4 and 3, respectively).
“It is an amazing honor to be selected as the best restaurant in the world for five years running by Elite Traveler," Alinea's chef, Grant Achatz, told Elite Traveler. "Alinea strives every day to produce the best possible experience and it is incredibly rewarding to be recognized by the dining public as doing so.”
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