From the Huffington Post – Now that restaurants are getting into the dress-up game for Halloween, Real Kitchen in Chicago decided it would go as one of the world’s most lauded eateries — and the results are truly terrifying.
The 32-year-old chef said he dreamed up the Alinea-esque menu by sitting down brainstorming “the most ridiculous thing I could.” A former saucier at the famed Charlie Trotter’s, Schmuck said the video was more about showing the extreme ends of the spectrum between his take-out cafe’s offerings and Alinea’s haute cuisine. The two restaurants are “complete opposites,” he said.
“[Alinea goes] to a much, much further extreme,” Schmuck said. “We’re similar in some ways — we both try to be rigorous with food — but then you have takeout versus the four-hour sit-down meal, the price point…”