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2014 Chicago Chef’s Hall of Fame Inductees: Kornick, Izard, Gand, Stefani
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In short interviews with Chicago Chef’s Hall of Fame inductees Stephanie Izard, Michael Kornick, Gale Gand and Phil Stefani, we discussed how the Chicago culinary scene has developed over the years, where it is going and how it compares to other international cities around the globe, as well as advice for young chefs and a Read more…

Woody Allen
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Metropolitan Capital Bank sponsored a private screening in Chicago of Woody Allen’s newest film, “Magic in the Moonlight” and, in a rare appearance, Woody Allen chatted with host Elysabeth Alfano of Fear No ART on the red carpet.

Academy Award Winnery Kevin Kline
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Elysabeth Alfano, host of Fear No ART, talks to Kevin Kline on the Chicago International Film Festival Red Carpet.

Hollywood Director Jon Turteltaub
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Host of The Dinner Party and Fear No ART, Elysabeth Alfano speaks with Hollywood Director Jon Turteltaub, who even offers her a job!

Morgan Freeman
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Actor Morgan Freeman speaks with host of Fear No ART and The Dinner Party, Elysabeth Alfano, on the red carpet in Chicago before receiving the coveted Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. June 7th, the day of the interview, was declared Morgan Freeman Day Read more…

Behind the Scenes with Macy Gray
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Right before she is about to perform at Chicago City Winery, host of The Dinner Party To Go podcast, Elysabeth Alfano, goes behind the scenes with Singer-Songwriter, Macy Gray for fun and natural pre-concert conversation. They talk about her special voice, coming into her own as an artist and her unique pasta.

Tea and Conversation with Billy Corgan
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An in-depth, warm and thoughtful discussion with Smashing Pumpkins frontman, Billy Corgan and host of The Dinner Party To Go podcast, Elysabeth Alfano about the state of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the creative process and the appeal of his new wrestling league.

Food Network’s Jeff Mauro and American Idol Platinum Selling Star, Phillip Phillips
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The chemistry between Chef Jeff Mauro (Food Network’s “The Kitchen” and “The Sandwich King”) and platinum album selling singer and American Idol winner, Phillip Phillips, is hysterical. Check our quick and funny interview at the Food Network in Concert event at Ravinia and don’t miss Mauro singing an intimate version of Happy Birthday to Phillips Read more…

The September 23 Dinner Party
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Did you miss the last Dinner Party with Jerry Springer, Lisa Madigan, Bill Zwecker and Chef Bruce Sherman? Watch below and make sure to mark your calendars for the next Dinner Party on October 27 (BUY TIX HERE! ) at City Winery with Michelin Star Chef, Paul Virant of Vie and Perennial Virant, Artistic Director Read more…

Giuliana and Bill Rancic and Chef Psaltis of RPM Steak on The Dinner Party To Go Podcast
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On this second podcast of “The Dinner Party To Go”, I speak with Giuliana and Bill Rancic and Chef Doug Psaltis at RPMSteak and at Taste of the Nation. Over Tuna & Avocado Poke, Sweet Corn Agnolotti, and Baba au Rhum we talk about being focused, never giving up, what makes a successful restaurant and Read more…