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Byob | Wed, November 2 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

Roister, Midori, Sapori Napoletani | Sat, November 5 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Qxy, Milwalky Trace, Senor Pan | Sat, November 12 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Qxy, Milwalky Trace, Senor Pan | Wed, November 16 at 4:30 am on WTTW HD

Chicago Restaurants



Chicago Magic Lounge

Saucy Porka

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This small and modern spot serves up creative Chicago-Italian fare, creative cocktails and seasonal specialties. It is located in the adorable downtown Arlington Heights neighborhood.

Peppercorns Kitchen

Peppercorns Kitchen

Located in downtown Evanston, Peppercorns Kitchen is a trim restaurant offering a flavorful mix of authentically spicy Sichuan cuisine including dishes with unusual ingredients.

Pump Room

A modern twist on the old Pump Room. Delicious food is served in a cool, lively environment. You will find a modern contemporary approach to a classic American menu that uses regional ingredients. The late night menu includes tapas style small plates. The beverage program offers an international selection of beers, specialty cocktails, and an excellent collection of wines. No jackets required.  


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.