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Pelago, Spinning J, Raisu | Sat, January 29 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Robert's Pizza & Dough, Entente, Red Hot Ranch | Sat, February 5 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Roka Akor, Mango Pickle, The Dearborn | Sat, February 12 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

NewSensational Seafood | Sat, February 19 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

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Italian Village

This is one of Chicago’s oldest restaurants and it is still run by the original Capitanini family. A classic Italian menu is complemented by a professional and knowledgeable staff serving you in a warm and whimsical Italian village setting that is really three restaurants in one place: The Village, La Cantina Enoteca, and Vivere.

Chiya food

Chiya Chai

This Nepalese café has w wide variety of Chai teas to choose from. Complementing their teas, Chiya Chai offers a selection of food like savory pies, dumplings and curries.

El Solazo

This family run restaurant is serving up familiar Mexican fare in a colorful space. They’re open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night eats.

Blogs

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.