Video: The Plating Of Alinea's Lamb 86 Is Art. Art, People!

We sometimes struggle to wrap our heads around a place like Alinea, where a "ticket" to a tasting menu costs north of $200 for courses called "ginger and five other flavors," and where the food vs. art debate rages strong. But after watching this video from the Chicago restaurant's kitchen — showing the surgical plating of the 86-component Lamb 86 — we are putting it on our 2013 wish list. Consider this an early resolution.

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