When I went to the Taste last summer it was hot and overcrowded and in general I didn't have  a good time. This year the heat was pretty much the same but we got to Grant Park around eleven today and missed most of the crowds. I had a beignet, a vegetarian gyro, and some chocolate ice cream. I meant to be more adventurous with the foods I tried but my stomach was not in the mood this morning. I left with a sunburn and a full afternoon behind me.

I also got to get a better glimpse of Renzo Piano's Modern Wing addition to the Art Institute and we all agreed it's shaping up to be a really great building.

AuthorChris Hamby