Taste of Chicago

Taste Of Chicago Musical Lineup

The lineup is out for the musical acts at this year’s Taste of Chicago.


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Plan To Charge $25 For Premium Taste Seats Passes Council Panel

Attendees at this year’s Taste of Chicago can eat like a king or queen–if they’re willing to pay more for it.


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Emanuel Seeks $25 Admission Fee To Petrillo Concerts At Taste

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has introduced a measure that would mean a major change in the music and entertainment at the city’s annual Taste of Chicago summer festival.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

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City Extends Deadline For Taste Of Chicago, As Fewer Restaurants Apply

The city has extended the deadline for restaurants to apply for spots at the new, scaled-down Taste of Chicago – in hopes of drawing more interest.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

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High Fees For Restaurants Despite Shorter Taste Of Chicago

Restaurants at this year’s Taste of Chicago will have half the time to sell food, but must pay even more to the City of Chicago for the privilege.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2012

Emanuel Taxis

Emanuel Defends Cuts To Taste Of Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is defending his administration’s decision to cut the Taste of Chicago summer food festival in half.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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Taste Of Chicago To Move To Mid-July; Gospel Fest Moving To Bronzeville

The Taste of Chicago will move to mid-July next year and will only run for five days, while the Gospel Festival will return with a new home in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Gospel Festival

Gospel Festival To Return, Possibly As Neighborhood Event

The Chicago Gospel Festival will return as a standalone event next year, but it won’t be in Grant or Millennium Park.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

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Low Turnout At Taste Meant Low Profits For Vendors

The Taste of Chicago this summer left a sour taste with some of the festival’s food vendors.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Low Attendance At Taste Is Actually Sweet

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson sees the upside to low attendance at this year’s Taste of Chicago.


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Taste Of Chicago Arrests Drop 50%, But Attendance Down, Too

From a security standpoint, this year’s Taste of Chicago was a rousing success. From a sales and attendance standpoint, it was a flop.


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Mayor Calls Taste ‘Safest In Recent Memory’

The streets around Grant Park are open again today after crews finished cleaning up from the 10-day Taste of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

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Pared-Down Taste Of Chicago Wraps Up

This year’s Taste of Chicago wrapped up Sunday evening and the Chicago Park District, which was running the scaled-down festival for the first time, described this year as a big success.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Taste Of Chicago Corn Eater

Manager Pleased As Taste Of Chicago Reaches Halfway Point

This year’s Taste of Chicago is at its halfway point — and its manager is pleased. Taste is selling “less” as “more,” and Manager Mary Slowik said Tuesday night that it appears to be working.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2011

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Best Exotic Food at the Taste of Chicago

One of the most famous events that Chicago puts on every year is the Taste of Chicago. Millions flock to taste the food that makes Chicago famous. However, this summer, if you’re looking to expand your horizons past Polish sausages, deep dish pizza and delicious Rainbow Cones, then check out these restaurant booths for the best of exotic food.


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Taste Of Chicago Guide

Everything you need to know about the 2011 Taste Of Chicago!


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Taste Of Chicago Up And Running

Taste of Chicago 2011 is up and running, with a smorgasbord of offerings from the city’s favorite restaurants – and a big sandbox too.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Police At Taste

Police Out In Force To Prevent Crime At Taste Of Chicago

It’s been a violent start to the summer, with a string of mob attacks close to downtown leaving people wondering about safety at the Taste of Chicago starting today.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

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Guide To: Taste Of Chicago Music Festivals

Here’s a preview of what your ears should expect while exploring Grant Park this June and July. All the music at Taste of Chicago in one easy to read article.


A Chicago police officer walks through the crowd at the Taste Of Chicago in 2010. (Credit: CBS)

More Undercover Officers To Patrol Taste Of Chicago

When this year’s Taste of Chicago opens its 10-day run Friday, officials are promising both fun and a safer atmosphere.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011