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NewHeritage, El Solazo, Fulton Market Kitchen | Fri, January 25 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

NewHeritage, El Solazo, Fulton Market Kitchen | Sat, January 26 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

NewHeritage, El Solazo, Fulton Market Kitchen | Sun, January 27 at 10:00 pm on WTTW HD

NewHeritage, El Solazo, Fulton Market Kitchen | Mon, January 28 at 8:00 am on WTTW Prime


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Fig & Olive

Fig & Olive offers a menu of Mediterranean dishes, also inspired by Italian and Spanish cuisines. Discover exquisitely presented dishes and a creative cocktail menu. Enjoy the seasonal menu in a light and airy space with an elegant bar area.


This Northern Italian restaurant offers homemade pastas with the freshest ingredients. Chef/Owner Maurizio Michi wants all his guests to feel at home.

A10 (closed)

A10 is a fusion of new American, French, and Italian cuisines. Don’t forget to try dessert!  


Mezcal Madness

Check, Please! travels to Logan Square to visit Quiote, and our discussion soon turned to Mezcal, a distilled spirit from Mexico.

Hot and Spicy Food

Today, January 16, is International Hot and Spicy Food Day, an appealing prospect for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere who are currently battling the bitter winter weather or a stuffy nose.

Cicerones – Raising the Bar on Beer

Our trusty Check, Please! reviewers checked out Balmoral Tap Room by Half Acre Brewery, a veteran of the Chicago craft beer scene.

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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