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Heritage, El Solazo, Fulton Market Kitchen | Sat, July 2 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Madison Bar, Chicago Culinary Kitchen, Chiya Chai | Sat, July 9 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Peppercorns, Pacific Standard Time, Finom Coffee | Sat, July 16 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

NewTryzub Ukrainian Kitchen, Eris Brewery & Cider House, Smack Dab | Sat, July 23 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Chicago Restaurants


Fulton Market Kitchen

El Solazo

Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

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Big Ed's BBQ

Big Ed's BBQ

Big Ed is behind the pit at this Lake County BBQ joint. Everything is made from scratch daily, including the delicious desserts.

Autre Monde

Autre Monde Cafe is a neighborhood restaurant celebrating all things Mediterranean with a fresh, seasonal menu, old world focused wine list, as well as cocktail program inspired by small batch spirits, fresh juices and old school techniques.

BIG & little's

It’s a fast food joint with a gourmet twist! BIG & Little’s offers the seafood fast-food eater some unique and delicious options. Their shrimp and seafood po’ boys and fish tacos get rave reviews. Of course, you can always get a mountain-sized hamburger along with a side some truffle fries.


The Spoon
The Spoon

The earliest version of the spoon as we know it, which first surfaces in the Paleolithic era, may have been fashioned from a husk or shell as its “bowl,” affixed to a stick.

Victorian Christmas dessert
Victorian Christmas

The boar’s head in hand bring I, bedeck'd with bays and rosemary.”
--“The Boar’s Head Carol”

Fall Flavors – Caramel

“Anyone who thinks they're too grown up or too sophisticated to eat caramel corn is not invited to my house for dinner.”

                        --Ruth Reichl

Chef with a glass of wine

Sit down at the table with David Manilow, creator of Check, Please!, as he explores the Chicago food and restaurant landscape with the unique personalities who have influenced it.

A chef in her restaurant

An original web series that profiles a diverse group of Chicago area restaurateurs, chefs, baristas, gin enthusiasts, and others. Meet the people who feed you.

Dishalicious show host in apron

Experience the culinary world — live and in-person — through the eyes of top Chicago chefs! Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event that’s fun and informative.

Discover the ways Chicago’s celebrity chefs unwind after they clock out of the kitchen. Get to know another side of these interesting personalities who — while known for their passion and work ethic in the kitchen — are fascinating and passionate people in their personal lives as well.