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Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago
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  • Park district lowers Taste restaurant application fee

    The Chicago Park District is now accepting applications from restaurants to participate in the city’s annual Taste of Chicago, which the park district will manage for the first time this summer. In one of its first moves, the park district has...
  • Don't be afraid of a food fest

    Don't be afraid of a food fest
    More than an onslaught of mosquitoes or the season's first roller coaster mishap, nothing announces the arrival of summer like a food festival. It's at these events that you can find barbecued lima beans (the Lima Bean Festival in West Cape May, N.J.),...
  • Chicago food

    Chicago food
    With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities: Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...
  • The first day

    The  first day
    No other milestone provides a snapshot of a child's life like the first day of school. It's a tangible reflection of the child moving away from the parent and into the adult he or she will become. Unlike graduation, where success is celebrated and...
  • The foodie mayor

    He was the city's Foodie Mayor, a big supporter of Chicago's dining scene who put a high value on Chicago's reputation as a world-class restaurant city. And he was instrumental in creating Chicago Gourmet, a sort of foodie version of Taste of Chicago that...
  • City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley

    City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley
    Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
  • Obama's Election Night: Grant Park

     
    by John McCormick Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign will hold what it hopes will be an Election Night celebration in Grant Park in Chicago, a campaign aide confirmed this morning. The large public space between the Loop and lakeshore also......
  • What Would You Do if You Ran GM?

     
    Cars.com???s Lindsay Bjerregaard and Stephen Markley pounded the pavement at the 2009 Taste of Chicago in search of an answer to one simple question: Now that we, the taxpayers, own a part of GM, what should we do with the......
  • Date Cars: The Guys

     
    Do men care what kind of car a woman drives? If she pulls up for your date in a Chevy Camaro, would that significantly impress you? Would a minivan be a deal-breaker? These are the kinds of burning questions we......
  • What Would You Think of a Guy Who Drove This?

     
    Cars.com had a question for the women at the 2009 Taste of Chicago festival: What would you think of a guy who picked you up for a date in this car? Ranging from a minivan to a Smart ForTwo, our......
  • What Feature Would You Invent for Cars?

     
    Let???s say you could add any feature to your car, or invent an entirely new one. What would you choose? Lindsay Bjerregaard and Stephen Markley hit up the 2009 Taste of Chicago festival to find out what people want from......