My experience at Alinea was by far the most enjoyable dining experience I've had. Everything was expertly prepared, wonderfully seasoned and delicious. Not to mention the presentations and ambiance can not be beat. It is well worth the money. Other reviewers complained about the staff (pretty sure "help" is not the correct term), we however had a blast with our servers and they made the evening that much more enjoyable. They were happy to talk about the food with us and were funny and engaging. If you aren't into this type of cuisine by all means don't spend your money and time, but for modernist cuisine that makes you think outside the box and will challenge you, Alinea is the best.
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