WBEZ | Charlie Trotter's closing http://www.wbez.org/tags/charlie-trotters-closing Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Video: Charlie Trotter talks borrowing chickens from Cafe Ba Ba Reeba, being voted 'meanest' in Chicago and more http://www.wbez.org/blog/mark-bazer/2012-01-03/video-charlie-trotter-talks-borrowing-chickens-cafe-ba-ba-reeba-being-vot <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2012-January/2012-01-03/charlie trotter.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>I don't know that I've enjoyed an interview more than the one I did with Charlie Trotter.</p><p>I booked him for the show . . . nervously. Don't get me wrong; I was ectastic to have Trotter as a guest. But I'd heard he doesn't suffer fools gladly — and, knowing my knowledge of fine dining is, well, limited, I worried I'd quickly become one of those fools.&nbsp;</p><p>But Trotter was funny and entertaining and generous, and the interview is one I always point to when people ask me about <em>The Interview Show</em>. With Trotter's announcement that he's closing his signature restaurant, here's the interview.&nbsp;I hope some of the stories he tells in it are new to you.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>PART ONE</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/16IjUY5FJ_w" width="560"></iframe></p><p>PART TWO</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/aVnwnr52j00" width="560"></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The next&nbsp;<em>Interview Show</em>&nbsp;is this Friday, Jan. 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests include novelist John Green (<em>Looking for Alaska</em>,&nbsp;<em>The Fault in Our Stars</em>), Fake Shore Drive founder and editor Andrew Barber, actor Marc Grapey (<em>Race</em>&nbsp;at the Goodman), jazz-DJ group Seeking Wonderland and Gaztro-Wagon. More info&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hideoutchicago.com/event/85551/" target="_blank">here</a>.</p></p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 15:28:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/mark-bazer/2012-01-03/video-charlie-trotter-talks-borrowing-chickens-cafe-ba-ba-reeba-being-vot