that Alinea welcomes vegetarians-- even vegans?? I was curious about what sort of innovative out-of-this-world tasting menu the Alinea kitchen could possibly come up without bacon, foie gras, fish, pork belly, or duck. Then I found this blog: http://lagusta.wordpress.com/2009/09/10/all-vegans-should-go-to-alinea/
For the sake of comparison, here is the current tasting menu at Alinea:
Trotter's vegetable menu and Per Se's Tasting of Vegetables are other examples of exquisite tasting menus highlighting vegetables from renowned restaurants. I am beyond impressed and cannot wait for my next culinary adventure!