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Band of Bohemia, Turquoise, Dancing Marlin | Wed, July 18 at 1:00 am on WTTW Prime

Band of Bohemia, Turquoise, Dancing Marlin | Wed, July 18 at 9:00 am on WTTW Prime

Roister, Midori, Sapori Napoletani | Fri, July 20 at 8:00 pm on WTTW HD

Roister, Midori, Sapori Napoletani | Sat, July 21 at 4:30 pm on WTTW HD

Dancing Marlin

Band of Bohemia


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Salero is an upscale yet casual dining spot serving the flavors of Spain.They serve a seasonal menu with an extensive beverage program.

Chicago Curry House

Nepalese cuisine blends the tastes of Nepal’s neighbors, Tibet, Pakistan, India, and Bhutan. Chicago Curry House brings a fresh flavor to the South Loop.

Best of Italian

Check, Please! revisits segments over the course of the series reviewing Italian eateries around the Chicago area including: J.P. Graziano Grocery & Sub Shop, Terzo Piano, Forno Rosso, Piccolo Sogno, RoSal's, Nico Osteria, Vito & Nick's, and GT Fish & Oyster.


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.