Recommended by : Daniel Humm (Chef, Eleven Madison Park), Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief, Food & Wine), Chrissy Teigen (Model), Gillian Jacobs (Actress), Danica Patrick (NASCAR Driver)

Cuisine:Nouveau American. Price: $$$$. Location: .

Ranked as one of the best restaurants in the world and with three Michelin stars next to its name, Alinea expertly delivers out of this world preparations and deconstructions of classic flavors. Head Chef Grant Achatz prepares his whimsically daring tasting menu using expert techniques and artistically plated dishes, creating an ultimately unforgettable experience.

“I love going to Chicago and seeing what Grant [Achatz] is doing at Alinea and Next.” – Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park)