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Dinner and a Show

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 27, 2007 3:15PM

2007_11_foods.jpgWe haven't had a school night in close to twenty years. But if we did, we'd still be tuning in to Channel 11 at 7:30 this evening to catch "Foods of Chicago: A Delicious History" (the program will also air at 9:50 this evening).

If you want to find out where chicken vesuvio, saganaki, the cafeteria, and the brownie were created, then this is the program for you. Host Geoffrey Baer (and you can still read Karl's interview with him from last week, by the way) promises to take the viewer on a culinary trip through the city's neighborhoods, discovering all sorts of things along the way. We already have our dinner planned for the show, and it includes a cornucopia of Chicago-related foodstuffs.