The Taste of Chicago starts today in Grant Park.
Admission to the Taste is free.
It runs for five days this year, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. this weekend.
Apart from dozens of food booths, there will be live music every day of the festival, plus celebrity chef appearances and cooking lessons.
Organizers warn, don’t try to find parking – take the CTA or Metra.