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Talk & Eat (and Tweets)

Talk & Eat is a round-up of memorable dining experiences, perfect meals, and new and good eats around town from our guest bloggers, Tweets and Facebook posts that take you behind-the-scenes of Check, Please!, and weekly tips about what’s on the show this week. Join the conversation by clicking "Discuss"!

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Catherine De Orio

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Hello! It’s great to be back! The past months while we were on hiatus I was keeping busy writing, traveling, and preparing for the new season. It has been an extraordinary time for the culinary world in Chicago. In May the James Beard Foundation Awards will be held here for the first time since their inception. This is a BIG deal, and a major coup for our city. For those who aren’t familiar with the James Beard awards, they are the equivalent of the Oscars for the culinary industry. I’ve always believed we have one of the most dynamic dining scenes in the world and this move is proof that the rest of the nation is sitting up and taking notice. Second city, what?!

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David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow

David Manilow