However, my boyfriend is into all of that, and while he goes to those places with friends, I felt a little bad that he couldn't enjoy these places with me. I'm fun company. But then we were planning a trip to Chicago, and he wanted to go to Alinea. He wanted to go there BAD. So bad, in fact, that he scoured the internet trying to find something that said they could accommodate a vegan. Luckily, he didn't have to search too long, thanks to the lovely Lagusta, who in 2009 blogged about the vegan menu at Alinea. That's right - anyone can request a vegan menu at a freaking top world restaurant with freaking THREE MICHELIN STARS. I was in! (I mean, I wasn't paying. Of course I was in.)
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