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Foods of Chicago: A Delicious History
From: Window to the World Communications Inc.

Foods of Chicago: A Delicious History (DVD)

DVD (UPC: 890792002203)

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Geoffrey Baer
  • Documentary, History, Travel
  • 120:00 min
Price: $19.95
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You are what you eat. So what can we learn about Chicagoans from the food on our plates? Join Geoffrey Baer as he plays both taste-tester and tour guide, exploring the little-known stories behind Chicago's favorite foods! Along this delectable journey, learn how the Chicago-style hot dog came into being, discover the connection between Al Capone and Jay's Potato Chips, take a tour down Chicago's New Maxwell Street Market, learn about the birth of the classic Saturday Night Live routine, "cheezborger" from the Billy Goat tavern and so much more! This savory exploration through Chicago's favorite foods and recipes reveals some of the most unique and untold stories of Chicago and its various communities. From unknown origins to renowned culinary delights, join us through this amazing feast of Chicago food history.


  • UPC: 890792002203
  • Release: 2014-08-21
  • Content Provider: Window to the World Communications Inc.
  • Runtime: 120:00
  • Genre: Documentary, History, Travel
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD-NTSC
  • Screen: 4x3
  • Aspect: 4:3 (full frame)
  • Rating: NR
  • Audio: Stereo
  • Color/BW: Color
  • Special Features: Special Features: Chicago Stories-Chicago's Favorite Foods, Chicago Stories - The Pump Room
  • Copyright: Window to the World Communications Inc.
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD

Cast and Crew


Geoffrey Baer

Written by:

Dan Protess

Directed by:

Dan Protess

Produced by:

Dan Protess