Lost Restaurants of Chicago

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Program Type: Cooking, Other
Age Group: Adults
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Chicago restaurants have fed the hungry and helped us celebrate special occasions. They have attracted movie stars, launched nationwide trends and created a smorgasbord of culinary choices. This program about bygone restaurants is sure to spark magnificent memories. 

Well-known author Greg Borzo dishes out course after course of stories about the Windy City’s most beloved bygone restaurants, from steakhouses to tiki bars and from diners to delis; from Trader Vic’s to the Blackhawk.

Savor the stories of Chicago’s favorite eateries that over almost two centuries have been inspired by two world’s fairs, built by waves of immigrants, dreamt up by creative entrepreneurs, opened by world-class chefs and enjoyed by locals and tourists, alike.