As Seen on TV: 17 Chicago Restaurants From Food-Show StarsBy Sarah Freeman | July 29, 2013 By Sarah Freeman | July 29, 2013
In Chicago, the celebrity chef trumps the regular chef any day of the week. Because let’s be real - you are much more likely to have a Rick Bayless signing than an Oprah sighting, and you can barely pick up a fork without seeing Stephanie Izard nearby. As long as Chicagoans keep grabbing their 15 minutes of fame on some of the top cooking shows, we'll have more celebrity chef-driven restaurants. In honor of the just-debuted new season of Top Chef Masters, here are 17 such restaurants you can check out right now.