The Achatz Trifecta
Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas branched out from Alinea this year with Next. You didn’t make reservations. You bought tickets. (Most likely, you did so on a secondary market.) Then came Aviary, the sci-fi cocktail lounge next door, and the Office, the invite-only speakeasy downstairs. Your ability to charm your way in: priceless.