Watch Season 13, Episode 9

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Alyssa Jutovsky, Randy Machelski, and Kevin Au who weigh in on Chicago area eateries L. Woods (Lincolnwood), Bite Café (Ukrainian Village), and Athenian Room (Lincoln Park).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 8

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Ellen Yun, Lori Kapelinski, and Corey Richardson who weigh in on Chicago area eateries Ahjoomah's Apron (Chinatown), Tortoise Club (Near North), and Antique Taco (Wicker Park).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 7

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Mario Scott, Hillary May, and Scott McAlister who weigh in on Chicago area eateries Batter & Berries (Lincoln Park), Trattoria No. 10 (Loop), and Fresh Starts (Flossmoor).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 6

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Jennifer Morrill, Carlos Morales, and Michael Roberts who weigh in on Chicago area eateries Kai Zan  (Humboldt Park), Tio Luis Tacos  (Brighton Park), and Wood (Lakeview).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 5

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Gina Ciaccio, Anita Shankar, and Joel Trauger who weigh in on Chicago area eateries Tuscano's (Schiller Park), SmallBar Division (Wicker Park), and Browntrout (North Central).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 4

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Mae Medenilla, Ed Kawa, and Nick Olson, who weigh in on area eateries Macku (Lincoln Park), Coalfire (West Loop), and White Fence Farm (Romeoville).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 3

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes guest reviewers Martha Drouet, James Winston, and Rose Dante, who weigh in on Chicago area eateries Lockdown (Humboldt Park), Kingsbury St. Café (Near North Side), and The Portage (Portage Park).

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 2

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Host Catherine De Orio welcomes Allana Mortell, Anil Hurkadli, and Greg Frasz who weigh in on Pump Room, Paprika, and Briciola.

 

Watch Season 13, Episode 1

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In her highly anticipated hosting debut, Catherine De Orio welcomes Anthony Bruno, TR Youngblood, and Aja McClanahan who weigh in on Estrella Negra, Benny’s Chop House, and Tin Fish. See why we chose Catherine.
 

The New Host of Check, Please!

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W​hy we selected Catherine

When we started our search for the new host way back in January, we posted this:

If you’re engaging, lively, inclusive, smart, and knowledgeable about Chicago, food, wine, and spirits, it could be you! Here are some characteristics we’re looking for in the new Check, Please! host …

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