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Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed, Strings, Pete Miller | Tue, June 19 at 7:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed, Strings, Pete Miller | Wed, June 20 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed, Strings, Pete Miller | Wed, June 20 at 9:00 am on WTTW Prime

Forbidden Root, Miss Saigon, Sofi | Fri, June 22 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD


Milt's Barbecue for the Perplexed

Pete Miller's

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Authentic Cuban cuisine is on the menu at Paladar. Dishes like empanadas, grilled or stewed meats, plantains, and paella are prepared to perfection.  The atmosphere is warm and the service is very helpful and friendly.  Great for people who are new to Cuban cuisine.   Enjoy live music on the weekends. 


At Midori, the food is as healthy as it is fresh. There are private rooms for large parties, plus private karaoke!

Pleasant House Bakery

(Update: Now known as Pleasant House Pub, with an expanded menu as well as a selection of specialty beers and a full bar.) Pleasant House Bakery is a small café offering their own recipe of British-inspired, locally sourced meat pies (aka "Royal Pies"), as well as deliciously prepared fish and chips. The flaky crusts, plentiful savory fillings, and welcoming attitudes are sure to please.


The World of Food: Bourbon

This week, we celebrate National Bourbon Day, in honor of a corn-based libation that has enjoyed a long and fascinating history. How long and how fascinating?

The World of Food: State Fairs

Say the word “summer,” and in certain areas of the country, the word conjures up images of carnival rides, livestock competitions, and (needless to say) fattening cuisine.

Donut assortment with different colored icing and sprinkles
The World of Food: The Donut

As with so many culinary innovations, it is unclear when and where donuts originated, but they may have been around since Biblical times — in the Book of Leviticus there is a mention of “cakes mingled with oil, of fine flour, fried.”.

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.