I find molecular gastronomy vastly interesting and wish I had the time to really play around with these sort of things myself.
Moto is a restaurant in Chicago focused on playing with concepts of food. The executive chef is Homaro Cantu and has some very interesting ideas. Ben Roche seems to be inspired by a cruel streak of giving his staff very hard challenges, though is listed as the executive pastry chef
Speaking of the team, two chefs working for Moto are on Top Chef season 9, Richie Farina and Chris Jones.
Watch this and enjoy.
I dream of having someone with this sort of vision open a restaurant here in the Pacific Northwest.