Posts in category "Taste of Chicago"

Taste of Chicago: Schedule of Events for 2016

Taste of Chicago: Schedule of Events for 2016
It’s back. Taste of Chicago returns tomorrow (through July 10) marking the 36th year for this foodie marathon. The 2016 Taste promises something for all “tastes” with over 200 menu items from 69 of Chicago’s favorite restaurants like Fat Rice; MAD Social and Pork & Mindy’s (click here for more). Twenty new restaurants have been added for 2016 including two... Read more »

The Taste of Chicago preview at Daley Plaza

The Taste of Chicago preview at Daley Plaza
Can’t wait to get a taste of this year’s Taste of Chicago? Head to Daley Plaza today for a mini-taste complete with food and entertainment. Eleven food purveyors, including some newbies and other old favorites including Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs and Harold’s Chicken will be serving bites in advance of this year’s Taste of Chicago... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2016 food lineup is second to none

Taste of Chicago 2016 food lineup is second to none
Taste of Chicago, the world’s largest free food festival, is looking good for 2016 with 69 of the city’s most exciting restaurants lining up to participate in the 36th Annual culinary celebration. City officials including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some of Chicago’s top chefs were on hand this morning at Chicago’s new hotspot MAD Social... Read more »
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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 »