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WCQ569 Chopped Host Ted Allen

Host: Amy Matheny with guest interviewer Jerry Nunn

Amy is excited for Spring, the opening of Cicada and warmer weather coming to Chicago.

Guest: Chopped Host Ted Allen talks with Windy City Queercast correspondent Jerry Nunn about Dining Out for Life, an annual dining fundraiser which raises money for AIDS service organizations. The event will be held on April 24th. Ted also dishes on the Queer Eye reunion. For more information, visit www.diningoutforlife.com. For more on Ted, visit www.tedallen.net.

Music Featured on This Queercast: One Republic - "Counting Stars" and Betty Who - "Somebody Loves You"

Photo Credit: Ted Allen by Peter Ross




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