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Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago
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  • Ten @ 10: Favorites from Taste of Chicago

    Ten @ 10: Favorites from Taste of Chicago
    The 2011 edition of Taste of Chicago is underway in Grant Park now through July 3. With some 59 vendors offering six items each, it would be a challenge for almost anyone to eat all the food that will be available. To help make your choosing easier, the...
  • Top weekend shows: Loretta Lynn, American Music Festival

    Top weekend shows: Loretta Lynn, American Music Festival
    Loretta Lynn: The 79-year-old country icon has never gone out of style with her no-guff attitude and classic songs such as “Fist City,” “Rated X” and “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” 5 p.m. Friday with Court Yard Hounds...
  • Holiday brings CTA service changes

    Holiday brings CTA service changes
    The Guardian Angels, the volunteer CTA patrol group, today began its round-the-clock patrols of the system. The Angels started patrolling the Blue and Red Lines at 5 a.m., and will continue manning the system until Monday at 10 p.m., chapter leader...
  • Chicago area offers fireworks, fairs, parades for 4th

    Despite the cancellation of Chicago's traditional July 3 fireworks show, cities and organizations in the area are offering a bevy of fireworks options this weekend. At the top of the list is the Navy Pier fireworks, which is scheduled for July 4 and...
  • Taste attendance drops to 25-year low

    Taste attendance drops to 25-year low
    About 2.35 million people visited Taste of Chicago this year, 300,000 fewer than attended the city’s iconic summer fest in 2010, according to a Chicago Park District estimate released today. The crowd was the smallest for the Taste since 1986, when...
  • No brown M&Ms? Taste performers' contracts reveal perks

    Taste of Chicago’s musical line-up may not have had as many arena-filling stars this summer as in years past, but the performers still flexed their rock star prerogatives in spelling out the food, beverages and other amenities they would get...
  • Chicago business preparing food outdoors, against the rules

    Chicago business preparing food outdoors, against the rules
    In a backyard, a woman grabbed one of the hundreds of eggs sitting in the sweltering heat and cracked it into a vat of brown batter. As she plunged her hands in to mix it, a woman walked to a plastic container filled with water from a hose and cleaned out...
  • Food vendor passes follow-up inspection

    Food vendor passes follow-up inspection
    After the Tribune reported that a business that serves food at street festivals was preparing food outdoors in the summer heat, the city of Chicago conducted a health inspection of the Logan Square vendor and discovered a series of violations, including...
  • Taste of Chicago premium seating plan advances in City Council

    Taste of Chicago premium seating plan advances in City Council
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to charge Taste of Chicago attendees for premium seating to see musical acts in Grant Park and for the chance to eat special meals prepared by prominent Chicago chefs cleared a City Council committee today. Department of...
  • Taste of Chicago headliners include Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab, Chaka Khan

    Taste of Chicago headliners include Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab, Chaka Khan
    The first paid concerts in Taste of Chicago history will be announced Thursday, including performances by Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab for Cutie, Chaka Khan and Dierks Bentley. On Wednesday, the Chicago City Council approved a $25 fee for the 3,000-seat...
  • Taste of Chicago shortened to 5 days

    Taste of Chicago shortened to 5 days
    Taste of Chicago will be chopped in half to a five-day event next summer, and the city's annual smorgasbord will be moved to the middle of July from its traditional late June start. The festival will run from July 11 to July 15 in Grant Park, according...