Category: Taste of Chicago

Summer Festival Calendar 2022: many Chicago favorites returning

Summer Festival Calendar 2022: many Chicago favorites returning
In-person programming will include Chicago Blues and Jazz Festivals at Millennium Park and citywide, the Chicago Air and Water Show, and Taste of Chicago Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced the 2022 dates for some of the City of Chicago’s summer festivals. The good news is... Read more »

Taste of Chicago pandemic style

Taste of Chicago pandemic style
No worries about rain, heat or humidity at this year’s “Taste of Chicago To Go.” If you are craving a “Taste of Chicago,” don’t despair. The city has put together an impressive series of virtual events along with an awesome line-up of food vendors for “Taste of Chicago To Go” from July 8 through July... Read more »

Here's the most popular foods at Taste of Chicago

Here's the most popular foods at Taste of Chicago
Taste of Chicago 2019 is history. The final day of the 39th annual food and music fest was yesterday. So now we can go back to our diets. But before that let’s take a look at what we ate. The numbers are in. The festival featured more the 300 menu items from 80 eateries, including 36... Read more »
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Taste of Chicago 2019: What's new? What's happening?

Taste of Chicago 2019: What's new? What's happening?
Taste of Chicago has been a summer tradition for 39 years but it never gets old. This year’s festival, July 10–14 in Grant Park, will feature new and returning elements that make the world’s largest free-admission food festival a summertime favorite. Here’s a look. THE FOOD Taste started with food and food is still a big part... Read more »

Taste of Chicago gets it right with food lineup for 2019

Taste of Chicago gets it right with food lineup for 2019
Taste of Chicago welcomes 37 new Chicago-based restaurants, food trucks and shared kitchens Taste of Chicago, the 39th edition, according to Commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Mark Kelly, “Is not your grandma’s Taste.” And he’s right. You may remember back in 2010, Taste was on shaky... Read more »

Taste of Chicago: Food and restaurant line-up for 2018

Taste of Chicago: Food and restaurant line-up for 2018
Taste 2018 includes 26 NEW vendors representing a 63% increase from 2017 Sandwich King Jeff Mauro and Mayor Rahm Emanuel went one on one yesterday at the press conference announcing the lineup of restaurants and food trucks that will participate at the 38th Annual Taste of Chicago – the world’s largest free food festival – this July 11–15 in Grant... Read more »
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71 Taste of Chicago foods that taste great without blowing your diet

71 Taste of Chicago foods that taste great without blowing your diet
Healthy choices are not what most of us want or think when we head to Taste of Chicago (kicking off this Wednesday). But maybe it’s time to take another look at healthy choices–especially if they don’t look like health food. Humana Healthier Choices that have been offered at Taste for the past 10 years have... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2017: Get an early taste on Daley Plaza

Taste of Chicago 2017: Get an early taste on Daley Plaza
Can’t wait to get a taste of this year’s Taste of Chicago? Head to Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Wednesday, June 21, from 11 am to 2 pm, for a mini-taste complete with food and entertainment. Avoid the crowds, or put together your game plan for the big event at this year’s Taste of... Read more »

Taste of Chicago Restaurant Lineup for 2017

Taste of Chicago Restaurant Lineup for 2017
67 food establishments, 17 new vendors, Celebrity Chef du Jour & the CH Distillery Cocktail Lounge & Wine and Beer Garden are on the menu for the 37th annual Taste of Chicago in Grant Park on July 5 through July 9 Media types, chefs, city officials and Taste organizers huddled at La Sardine (111 N... Read more »
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Taste of Chicago 2017: Complete Music Lineup

Taste of Chicago 2017: Complete Music Lineup
Headliners for Taste of Chicago 2017 include Alessia Cara, Café Tacvba, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Passion Pit and The O’Jays & more—in Grant Park, July 5–9 The City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) has released the full music lineup for the 37th Annual Taste of Chicago, July 5–9,... Read more »
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