An estimated 1.6 million people attended the 37th annual food fest on the lakefront.
Festival organizers this year carved out a corner of Grant Park for bouncy houses, face painting, kid cooking demonstrations and other fun stuff.
Try cuisine from 34 five-day restaurants, 16 pop-up restaurants and 16 food trucks. Gates open at 11 a.m Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday.
Sixty-seven eateries will be featured at the annual lakefront food/music festival.
While admission to the Taste is free, tickets for the seating area ($22-$50) at the Petrillo Music Shell will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 5.
A rookie aldermen on Monday suggested charging admission to tourist magnets like Taste of Chicago and investing the proceeds in neighborhood events.
Some folks attending the last night of the Taste of Chicago wondered why an antiquated system of purchasing tickets with cash hasn’t been replaced.
Good weather greeted the crowd on the final day of the Taste of Chicago.
Drivers are advised to avoid the Grant Park area downtown as several street closures are already in place ahead of the Taste of Chicago.