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    What to Expect
    One of the best ways to get to know a location is by tasting the local food. Sidewalk of Chicago's 3-hour Food and History walking tours unlock the city's most interesting neighborhoods by exploring their culinary delights. We sample delicious food tastings at amazing specialty food stores, ethnic eateries, well-known food purveyors and off-the-radar establishments – at the end of our tours, you will be able to use your newfound culinary perspectives and put the neighborhood and the city into a new, exciting context.

    Along the way, our expert local guides provide an entertaining insider's view into the culture, history and architecture that define Chicago, tying it together with the wonderful tastings we enjoy. Tours are leisurely paced and suitable for all age groups and fitness levels. So eat as the locals eat, and see what the locals see – join us on one of Sidewalk of Chicago's food-tasting tours.

    Start time: 11am (Fridays and Saturdays)

    Meeting location: 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza (outside in front of the Main entrance to The Merchandise Mart, you will see the Chicago River and large statues)

    Included: All 5 food stops (enough for lunch) and a discussion of the history, culture, architecture and food scene of the neighborhood. Water is included as some of the stops. You may purchase an alcoholic drink at some of the stops. 

    Looking forward to taking you on a delicious, informative and fun food tour of Chicago's River North neighborhood.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Return Details
    714 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Food tasting
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup
    • Hotel drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • A maximum of 4 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The tour today was a lot of fun and delicious! Jake was knowledgeably about the architecture, history and of course the food in Chicago! We had a small group of folk and Jake made sure it was a very interactive tour and was careful to meet the dietary restrictions in the group
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    5 of us went and we have done Sidewalk tours in NY and San Fran also. This was a great tour! Food stops and history was so good and Sara was very fun. Highly recommend if you are in the area
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    Wow! This was a great find. We bought our tickets Goldstar because of all the wonderful reviews and this food tour didn't disappoint. Our trusted guide Molly told us all about Chicago's history, the restaurant scene and the amazing foods we ate. We were both full by the end of
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    If you want to go to some old time Chicago staples this is a good tour. If you want some trendier restaurants that will excit your palate then stay away. Alex, our guide was very nice and knowledgeable about the restaurants we visited like Lou Malnatis, XOCO, and Cafe Iberia but
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    Alex was a super food tour guide! Very knowledgeable and was so conscientious about checking in on each of the participants. SO MUCH FUN!
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