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David Lissner, “The Food Dude,” is a lifelong Chicagoan. Starting in 1987 his culinary passion led him to create “Dining Chicago” the worlds first TV program exclusively dedicated to showcasing restaurants and chefs. For that project he one an Emmy Award and was nominated for 4 other Emmy’s and was awarded the IFMA Gold Plate Award.

Since 2001 he has curated a list of Chicago’s best steakhouses. ChicagoBestSteak.com has now expanded its cache and has now also come to life in Miami, New York, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Los Angeles and 18 other cities under name BestSteakRestaurants.com. Dave loves being a foodie but his real passion is giving to those in need. Since the beginning he has worked tirelessly on many charitable events helping to raise millions of dollars.


He's quite the charitable guy!

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