Taste of Chicago for year 2012 is held between July 11 to July 15 in Grant Park.
Parking : The event takes place in Grant Park. Very close within walking distance from Millenium park. Park in Milenium or Grant park garages. The best deals or coupons for taste of chicago parking is early bird special. For $14, park before 9 AM and park for 6 hours qualifies for $14 special.
Taste Of Chicago Opening times and Schedules: The food event opens at 11 AM and closed at 9 PM.
Tickets For $8 you get 12 tickets. Most of food places takes 4 tickets to 8 tickets for taste or full portion items.
Taste of Chicago 2012 Map download :
Vegetarian options : It is disappointing that there are very few options for vegans or vegetarians. But few options are enough to complete a lunch size meals for veggie people.
Vegan List :
Roasted Corn on the Cob – Abbey’s Pub (booth 5)
Celtic Corn on the Cob – O’Brien’s Restaurant (booth 33)
Taste of Chopped Salad – Pazzo’s (booth 38)
Watermelon Gazpacho – LM Restaurant (booth 20)
Beet & Endive Salad – Inspiration Kitchen (booth 22, 23 or 24)
Italian Ice (Water Melon or Lemon) – Reggio’s Pizza (booth 28)
Cheese Cakes – Eli’s Cheesecake Company (booth 6)
Veggie Thai Noodles – popup restaurants (booth 22, 23 or 24)
Taste of Guava Sorbet – Caffe Gelato
Dark Chocolate Banana -The Fudge Pot(booth 9)
Tip: Free sierra mist drinks are provided in small cups. Take water/beverages as its expensive inside the food festival around $2.50 or 5 tickets.