Restaurant Scene: Siam Marina closing in Calumet City

2013-02-15T00:00:00Z 2013-05-20T18:26:06Z Restaurant Scene: Siam Marina closing in Calumet CityEloise Marie Valadez Eloise.Valadez@nwi.com, (219) 933-3365 nwitimes.com

Big News for Siam Marina

Tammy Pham, one of our region's star chefs, is set to close her praised Siam Marina Thai restaurant in Calumet City's River Oaks Mall on Feb. 26. Pham is also the chef/owner of Asparagus in Merrillville.

A new Siam Marina is planned for Tinley Park, Ill. and will be located at 16846 S. Oak Park Ave. Opening date is yet to be determined. FYI: (708) 862-3438

Chefs to Meet

The ACF Chefs of Northwest Indiana plan their February meeting Feb. 25 at Comfort's Catering, 9587 N. Industrial Drive, St. John. The theme will be potluck. Chef host is Jack Mix, executive chef/owner of Comfort's Catering. FYI: (219) 365-6506

Search Still On for 'Check, Please!' Host

With the departure of host Alpana Singh, personnel at WTTW are currently on the search for a new host for the popular "Check, Please!" show. Singh, a master sommelier, recently opened The Boarding House restaurant in Chicago.

"Alpana brought a friendly personality and a unique expertise to the show," said David Manilow, "Check, Please! executive producer and creator.

Manilow and his team are taking applications for the role through March 1. Among characteristics Manilow is looking for: "Man or woman, young or old, our new host needs to be nice, fun to work with, and a brand ambassador for 'Check, Please!' He or she could be currently (or formerly) working as a chef, server, bartender, sommelier, restaurateur, writer, blogger, or other occupation that allows for a broad, intimate understanding of the culinary world. Previous on camera experience is not necessary."

Visit wttw.com for application, and audition information.

All-You-Can Eat Special

Glenwood Oaks, 106 N. Main St., Glenwood, features "All-You-Can Eat Night" on Mondays in February. Items include sauteed lake perch, sauteed frog legs, and deep fried shrimp. FYI: (708) 758-4434

Free Birthday Meal

Gaucho's Brazilian Steak and Seafood House continues its free birthday meal special throughout February. For more info on the birthday meals and other specials, call the eatery. FYI: (219) 759-1100

The opinions expressed are solely the writer's. Reach her at (219) 933-3365 or eloise.valadez@nwi.com.

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