The conversation about the Taste of Chicago got started earlier than usual this year, thanks to the City’s announcement that suburban restaurants would be banned from participating. And just because the talk’s died down (for now), it doesn’t mean stomachs have stopped rumbling. If you just can’t wait ’til the official event (June 25-July 6), you can catch a preview at Prudential Plaza (180 N. Stetson) from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. this Tuesday and Wednesday. You’ll be able to buy menu items from fest vendors from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. The best news — other than that all vendors are city-based, of course — is that no tickets will be necessary, as all booths will accept cash.
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