Alinea's Temporary Austrian Offshoot

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Sie können sich diese Alineamahlzeit in Austria. Photo: xmatt/Flickr

Grant Achatz hasn't yet made good on his repeated threats of an Alinea spinoff, but this November we come close. The Salzburg, Austria restaurant Ikarus (owned by the founder of Red Bull energy drink) has invited Achatz to design a menu which the restaurant will serve throughout the month — Achatz flies in and teaches the techniques to the staff, who then execute his vision for the restaurant's entranced guests. [Gourmet]