CHICAGO — The Taste of Chicago might be reimagined in 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a shorter, extra spread-out competition happening throughout eight neighborhoods.
Judging by Wednesday’s turnout, the distinctive strategy has been a success.
For Chicago resident Alicia Morris, the competition is a likelihood to strive one thing new.
“It’s alligator sausage. So far, so good, with the onions and bacon on it, it’s pretty tasty,” Morris stated.
The adjusted competition is a noticeable departure from the 1.5 million folks sometimes anticipated every year in Grant Park. Thanks to the loosening of some restrictions, the smaller distributors throughout town are getting their likelihood to shine.
“It’s blown every expectation out of the water,” Seattle resident Jake Niles stated.
Niles is at the moment along with his household visiting town, whereas including that sense of group was felt from the competition.
For Theresa and Robert Clark who reside in Pullman, seeing the downtown competition make its strategy to their neighborhood is extraordinarily thrilling.
“It’s been a long time coming. Sometimes we feel neglected and I’m glad to see it,” Clark stated.
The turnout has additionally happy ninth Ward Ald. Anthony Beale, who counseled the comfy surroundings of the competition.
The competition will make its strategy to Austin on Thursday earlier than making stops in Humboldt Park, Near West Side, West Englewood and Garfield Park this weekend.
All dates and places of this year’s ‘Taste to Go’ competition could be discovered here.
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