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News Tue Dec 30 2008

Obama on Check Please!

The August 2001 episode of "Check Please!", featuring the then-State Senator Barack Obama and his visit to the Dixie Kitchen will air on Friday, January 16 at 8pm on WTTW. The popular restaurant review show will mark its 100th episode by airing this "lost" episode. (Via Eight Forty-Eight.)

UPDATE: Here's a sneak peek at the episode!

 
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R / December 30, 2008 11:03 AM

AWESOME.

Chris Brunn / December 30, 2008 8:55 PM

Love it. It's on my calendar.

EatingTheWorld / January 2, 2009 10:57 AM

Great tip! We'll be watching!

Parker / January 3, 2009 11:14 AM

Thank you gemma.
Love
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TK / January 3, 2009 1:27 PM

Looks amazing!

Don't forget on the 16th as well to check out Biggie's new movie "Notorious" coming out on the 16th!

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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