Grant Achatz’s Alinea Will Pop-Up in Miami and Madrid

May 29, 2015

They are expected to take place in January or February 2016.

Chef Grant Achatz’s Chicago restaurant Alinea is going on tour: the restaurant will pop-up in Miami and Madrid next year. In an interview with Fine Dining Lovers, Achatz reveals that Alinea — which recently won The World’s 50 Best People’s Poll — will temporarily shutter in Chicago in the beginning of 2016 to undergo a “major redesign and conceptualization”: “We’re going to rip it right apart, aesthetically it’s going to be very different.” While the restaurant is shut, Achatz and his business partner, restaurateur Nick Kokonas will take the restaurant…