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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!

 

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
Parker

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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