Alinea is a Chicago restaurant, founded by Grant Achatz in 2005. Achatz is an acclaimed chef known for his meticulously prepared deconstructed dishes. Alinea is regarded as one of the best restaurants in the world.
It would be easy to scoff at how expensive it is ($210 for a single meal) or how difficult it is to get a reservation (nearly impossible), if not for the above video of how the restaurant prepares the dish Lamb 86, which uses 86 different ingredients.
The attention is in the details. [via shirtyogurt]