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Taste of Chicago layout and restaurant locations for 2015

If you’re going to Taste of Chicago opening today through Sunday, July 12 in Grant Park…here’s a map of Grant Park locations for everything from food to restrooms…so that you can figure out your game plan before going. Subscribe to Show Me Chicago by email If you would like to keep in touch with what’s... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2015: A Guide to Getting Around

Taste of Chicago 2015: A Guide to Getting Around
Chicago’s five-day food and entertainment festival Taste of Chicago – the world’s largest food festival – comes to Grant Park,  on the heels of 4th of July weekend, kicking off Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday, July 12th. The fest, which turns 35 this year, has made some positive changes the last few years. Although the... Read more »

Taste of Chicago: What's New for 2015

Taste of Chicago: What's New for 2015
The Taste of Chicago is shaking things up this year by offering a broad range of food and entertainment experiences for all tastes. At yesterday’s press preview at Alpana Singh’s Boarding House restaurant, an enthusiastic Mayor Emanuel praised the city’s food scene by calling Chicago the Culinary Capital of the World. This year’s Taste will... Read more »
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Taste of Chicago 2014: Get a Leg Up on Food Lineup

Taste of Chicago 2014: Get a Leg Up on Food Lineup
This year’s Taste of Chicago food lineup is look n’ good.  The tasty mix of diverse offerings reflect Chicago’s vibrant restaurant scene and should go down easy with Taste-goers. Exciting new restaurants–including some that weren’t even around last year–like Spritz Burger are on this year’s menu. Of course, the traditional favorites that make Taste, Taste—like... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2014 Lineup: AWOLNATION, Janelle Monáe, Jeff Tweedy & more

Taste of Chicago 2014 Lineup:  AWOLNATION, Janelle Monáe, Jeff Tweedy & more
The 34th Annual Taste of Chicago returns to Grant Park July 9-13 with a stellar line-up including kick off band AWOLNATION who will rock the Petrillo Music Shell on Wednesday, July 9. The dynamic electronic rock band was formed and fronted by Aaron Bruno, formerly of Under the Influence of Giants, Hometown Hero and Insurgence.... Read more »

Taste turns a profit: Did the food trucks save Taste of Chicago?

After 6 years in the loss column this year’s Taste of Chicago has finally turned a profit. Was it the addition of Chicago’s popular food trucks, the improved musical line-up, more pop-ups, the shorter schedule or the near perfect weather? Whatever the cause, most likely a combination of all five, Taste is now moving in... Read more »
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Street Closures and Traffic Information for Taste of Chicago 2013

Street Closures and Traffic Information for Taste of Chicago 2013
Be ready for possible traffic delays and to re-route your trip if you are planning on driving in the Grant Park area during the Taste of Chicago, July 10 through July 14, 2013, due to street closures and crowds. The Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) issued a press release today to remind visitors and... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2013: Top Ten Reasons To Go

Taste of Chicago 2013: Top Ten Reasons To Go
The Taste of Chicago has been around since 1980 in many guises. The first Taste was a smallish, low budget one-day affair held on the Mag Mile that hoped to draw 75,000. When 250,000 showed up, the city knew they were on to something. The next year the fest was “beefed up” with more days,... Read more »

Food Truck Line-up for Taste of Chicago Announced

Food Truck Line-up for Taste of Chicago Announced
Food Trucks are coming to the Taste of Chicago for the first time in the 33-year run of the popular food festival. There will be a total of 14 food trucks participating with up to seven food trucks for each night of concerts from July 10-14, 2013 at the Petrillo Music Shell. The food trucks... Read more »
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Taste of Chicago Releases Pop-Up Menu of 20 Restaurants for 2013

Taste of Chicago Releases Pop-Up Menu of 20 Restaurants for 2013
Chicago is a city of many tastes. That is why last summer’s Pop-Up restaurants, added for the first time to Taste menu, were such a win-win proposition for both the eaters and the servers. The good news, the Pop-Ups are back for the 33rd Annual Taste of Chicago, July 10-14 in Grant Park, with even... Read more »
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