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Obama Check Please

WATCH: Then-State Senator Obama On 'Check, Please!'

Posted 01.22.2013 | Chicago

Just as they had four years earlier in honor of Barack Obama's first inauguration, WTTW on Friday re-aired the 2001 appearance of the president, then ...

Dixie Kitchen, Hyde Park Restaurant Touted On TV By Obama, Closing

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Dixie Kitchen & Bait Shop, a staple of the Hyde Park restaurant scene that President Obama once touted on "Check, Please!", is closing in June, th...

"Check, Please!" Creator David Manilow on "The Interview Show"

Mark Bazer | Posted 04.16.2009 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

The creator and executive producer of "Check, Please!" discusses the show, Barack Obama's appearance, his favorite Chicago restaurants and more.

Obama, "Check, Please!" and the South Side

Josh Brusin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Josh Brusin

While the discussion of Obama's restaurant was interesting, his quote about retail and restaurant interest in the South Side was more telling.

"Check, Please!" Airing Unseen Episode Featuring Obama

Chicagoist | Chuck Sudo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

["Check, Please!" will] be going deep into the vaults on January 16. In response to a recent feature on WBEZ's "Eight Forty-Eight," WTTW will be runni...