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Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Every summer since 1980, Chicago's beautiful Grant Park on the city's magnificent lakefront has been home to the world's largest food festival.
Enjoy a sampling of Taste of Chicago’s newest and favorite food items at Daley Plaza on Tuesday, June 18.
New restaurants participating in the Pop-Ups program this year include Hearty Restaurant, Punky’s Pizza & Pasta, Pecking Order and more.
The Taste of Chicago lineup includes the Rock 'n Roll legend Robert Plant (above), R&B recording artist Robin Thicke, Grammy Award winner Jill Scott and more.
This year’s menu of celebrity chefs is:
Rick Bayless (above), Carrie Nahabedian, Giuseppe Tentori, a special pairing of Gale Gand and The Hearty Boys and the newest James Beard Foundation Outstanding Chef Award winner for 2013, Paul Kahan.
Alongside Taste of Chicago’s classic favorites, the 2013 event welcomes several newcomers, including Bombay Spice Grill & Wine, Flip Crepes and Lao Ma La Chinese.
The Bud Light Stage at Taste of Chicago features 30 bands for a dynamic showcase of local talent, from up-and-coming to established Chicago artists.
This chef demonstration tent showcases local and national chefs as they demonstrate specialties that have made them culinary celebrities.
Helpful information when planning your visit to the Taste.