"Taste of Chicago" Taste of Chicago Tip by londonlover

Taste of Chicago, Chicago: 6 reviews and 2 photos

I haven't been to this summertime festival in Grant Park in ages, but recently I've heard various stories about it, both negative and positive. It's a huge, week-long celebration in July, with many of the significant Chicago-area restaurants having foods stands set up with their specialty dishes. While I'm sure the food's good, it's notoriously crowded. There is little room to sit down anywhere, so you'll probably have to juggle your food and drink while standing up, or grab a bench if you're lucky. Just be warned and prepared, or do as I do, and skip it entirely. Get a good recommendation on a couple of the restaurants that reguarly participate, and go to their actual restaurants instead. You'll have a wider variety of food, air conditioning, and a place to sit down! :)

Unique Suggestions: Look here to find more details about the festival:
www.chicagotraveler.com/attractions/taste-of-chicago.html

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  • Updated Aug 5, 2005
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