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Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago
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  • Surprise! Seats at Taste of Chicago concerts are going to cost you

    Well, turns out the Taste of Chicago is going to be a little more "one-percenty" than we previously realized. Conveniently omitted from the announcement (posted on Stew this morning) that the city was seeking City Council approval for a ticketed event at...
  • 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 acts cost at least $655,000

    Taste of Chicago acts cost at least $655,000
    The rock-and-roll partying by the musical acts at this year’s Taste of Chicago featured lots of soy milk and purified drinking water, if the artists’ contracts are any indication. The city paid out at least $655,000 to the bands that...
  • 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...
  • Mayor defends plan to shorten Taste of Chicago

    Mayor defends plan to shorten Taste of Chicago
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today justified cutting Taste of Chicago in half, saying the number of days do not determine the appeal of the lakefront restaurant showcase. “It’s what we fill those days with and what quality of both food and experience...
  • Emanuel's Taste to feature fewer restaurants

    Emanuel's Taste to feature fewer restaurants
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s scaled-back Taste of Chicago will offer about one-third fewer eateries per day, but feature one-day “pop-up restaurants” this summer, city applications sent out Wednesday showed. The number of restaurants will...
  • 9th Annual Rock 'n' Vote: Local bands, send demos now!

    9th Annual Rock 'n' Vote: Local bands, send demos now!
    Not long after Rock 'n' Vote 2011, finalists appeared at the North Coast Music Festival (Pyro Fighter) and the Taste of Chicago (Yeah Dude, Briar Rabbit). And none of those local bands even won our annual contest. Think your local band deserves more...
  • Food quest: Clybourn Avenue

    Food quest: Clybourn Avenue
    The Clybourn Corridor, aka the Forever 21-Apple Store-Whole Foods Triangle, is poised to become even more retail-licious in the coming year. Target, Nordstrom Rack, Sephora, Anthropologie and others have plans to move in soon, and all those shopping...
  • Taste of Chicago to be five days again in 2013

    Taste of Chicago to be five days again in 2013
    The truncated Taste of Chicago will return largely unchanged in 2013, even though Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration says it still doesn’t know whether this year’s edition of the annual pig-out broke even. The city again plans to...
  • Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit

    Obama: Chicago can still handle NATO summit
    President Barack Obama today said he was confident in Chicago's ability to host a gathering of world leaders and played down the notion that security concerns had anything to do with the decision to move the May G-8 meeting from Chicago to Camp David. In...