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NewMonteverde, Lost Lake, Caspian Kabab | Fri, January 24 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

NewMonteverde, Lost Lake, Caspian Kabab | Sat, January 25 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

NewMonteverde, Lost Lake, Caspian Kabab | Sun, January 26 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

NewMonteverde, Lost Lake, Caspian Kabab | Tue, January 28 at 6:00 pm on WTTW Prime

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The Elephant Thai

The Elephant Thai serves up traditional Thai cuisine. Relax and enjoy in a bright and welcoming atmosphere.


Libertad offers a menu of inspired Latin fusion cuisine. In a modern, comfortable atmosphere, that makes you feel like you are in the city, enjoy tasty dinner options, excellent service, and a nice wine list. 

Best of Italian

Check, Please! revisits segments over the course of the series reviewing Italian eateries around the Chicago area including: J.P. Graziano Grocery & Sub Shop, Terzo Piano, Forno Rosso, Piccolo Sogno, RoSal's, Nico Osteria, Vito & Nick's, and GT Fish & Oyster.


Let’s Get Cooking

I’m pleased to share with you my list of favorite cookbooks, which I hope will add joy to your cooking as well.

The Casserole

“A good marriage is like a casserole – only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.” – Anonymous

The Mocktail Movement

An increasing number of restaurants are embracing the “sober-curious” movement and are adding thoughtfully made non-alcoholic drinks to their list of offerings.

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.

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