Explore the remarkable and historic River North neighborhood known for its extreme affluence, typified by the Magnificent Mile and the Gold Coast. Boasting Chicago's highest concentration of restaurants and art galleries, the River North neighborhood has become a favorite destination for foodies. Join us as we taste foods from five unique restaurants and bakeries. Our food tour guides are experts not only at temporarily filling stomachs, but at plumping up tour-goers' local food knowledge too. All food tastings, enough for lunch, are included in the ticket price of $49.
Five delectable food tastings- On this guided food tour of River North, we'll visit 5 uniquely different mom-and-pop shops, ethnic eateries and restaurants. Engage your sense of taste at celebrity chef Rick Bayless' restaurant Xoco. Enjoy authentic spanish tapas from Barcito and gooey deep dish pizza from Lou Malnati's. All food tastings are included in the price. See all food tastings below.
Experience the history, architecture and culture of River North. Between plentiful food tastings, your knowledgeable guide will provide you with an insiders look into how the foods are made at these ethnic eateries and trendy restaurants. Your guide will point out interesting architectural flourishes and parks and discuss the history of the neighborhood and the ethnic groups that influenced the scrumptious foods you'll be savoring.
A Food Tour for Locals and Tourists alike: Our River North Food and History Walking Tour is perfect for native Chicagoans and tourists alike. We guide you to the best hidden gourmet gems and off-the-beaten path spots ideal for improving your palate and learning the tricks of the trade from local artisans. Our walking tours are given at a leisurely pace and are appropriate for all ages. Join us on an eating extravaganza of Wicker Park, and we promise you'll go home with a full belly and a deeper appreciation for what goes into the local foods we eat.
You may purchase tickets through our secure website or call Zerve at (855) 259-5188. We look forward to giving you a delicious and informative food tour of Wicker Park!