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Go 4 Food, Dos Ricco's, Tied House | Sat, September 18 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Steak 48, Chez Moi, Nella Pizza E Pasta | Sat, September 25 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Bacchanalia, Half Acre Taproom, Naoki Sushi | Sat, October 2 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Kal'ish, Quiote, Montarra Grill | Sat, October 9 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Chicago Restaurants


Dos Ricco's Mexican Kitchen (closed)

Go 4 Food

Tied House

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

Greenhouse Inn

A pleasant, cheerful place to relax and have lunch served by the friendliest wait-staff in town! They offer a wide variety of choices from the salad bar and hot buffet to the grill to their homemade desserts.

Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant

Chief O’Neill’s is the perfect Irish pub offering terrific food and classic Irish music. Shepherd’s pie, delicious meatloaf and fish and chips are served in an atmosphere that transports you to Ireland. Stop in for some great music and a delicious award-winning pint of Guinness.


World of Food: Halloween

“The children running home
Beneath a twilight sky
Oh, for the fun of them
When I was one of them…”

--Johnny Mercer/Barry Manilow, “When October Goes”


"Halloween was confusing. All my life my parents said, 'Never take candy from strangers.' And then they dressed me up and said, 'Go beg for it.'"
--Rita Rudner

Fall Flavors – Ginger

There are precious few edibles that are known to be delicious and therapeutic, but ginger (or ginger root) is definitely one of them.

Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef
Native Americans

“Before eating, always take time to thank the food.”
– Arapaho

“A hungry stomach makes a short prayer.”
– Paiute

Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States* is celebrated annually on the second Monday in October – in Chicago's public school system, it has taken the place of Columbus Day as of earlier this year, amid some controversy.

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.