Alinea named top restaurant in world for 5th year

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Friday, April 22, 2016
FILE - In this April 3, 2008 file photo, chef Grant Achatz places one of the many courses on a server's tray in the Alinea restaurant kitchen in Chicago.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- For the fifth year in a row, Grant Acahtz's Alinea was named the best restaurant in the world by Elite Travelers Magazine.

The rankings are based on a private poll of the magazine's readers. Azurmendi Restaurant in Spain was the runner up, and New York's Eleven Madison Park came in third.