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Arbor, Max & Benny's, Cochon Volant | Tue, September 17 at 11:00 pm on WTTW Prime

Ema, Passero, Whisk | Fri, September 20 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ema, Passero, Whisk | Sat, September 21 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Ema, Passero, Whisk | Mon, September 23 at 4:00 am on WTTW HD

Max & Benny’s

Cochon Volant


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Ampersand (closed)

An American wine bar that is approachable and warm. Serving comfort food in a rustic, comfortable setting.   


Shokolad offers a café setting delivering traditional and modern Ukrainian dishes, while the pastry shop serves up authentic European pastries and cakes.

Jennivee's Bakery

Jennivee’s is a cozy, chic, late-night BYOB bakery in Lakeview. The LGBTQ-friendly establishment specializes in a wide range of desserts from around the globe.


World of Food: Pasta

“Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti.”
--Sophia Loren

“Yankee Doodle went to town, a-riding on a pony,
Stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni.”
--“Yankee Doodle Dandy”

World of Food: Outdoor Grilling
Outdoor Grilling

Along with a tinny rendition of “Turkey in the Straw” emanating from an ice cream truck, the sticky sweetness of fresh watermelon on your chin and fingers, and the sound of kids frolicking in an outdoor pool, nothing says summer quite like the aroma of burgers and brats cooking on

World of Food: Three Condiments
Three Condiments

“Americans will eat garbage provided you sprinkle it liberally with ketchup.”
--Henry James

“I mix mayonnaise, ketchup, and brandy with a little bit of mustard. This is a heck of a good sauce for seafood.”
--José Andres

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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