Sidewalk Food Tours of Chicago




Wicker Park Food Tour - Decadent Gourmet Tour

  • Get the inside dish on Chicago's deep dish
  • Discover the history of Wicker Park
  • Gourmet Delicacies
  • Mouthwatering good
  • Fresh and tasty
  • The strength of Chicago

Discover the unique and booming Wicker Park area that was once a bastion of European immigration and today is a foodie paradise with an artsy bent that reflects the neighborhoods bohemian spirit. Enjoy five authentic mom-and-pop shops, trendy restaurants and ethnic eateries that have transformed the neighborhood into Chicago's most exciting eating destinations. All food tastings, enough for lunch, are included in the ticket price of $49.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE WICKER PARK FOOD TOUR

Five delectable food tastings- On this guided food tour of Wicker Park, we'll visit 5 uniquely different mom-and-pop shops, ethnic eateries and restaurants. Engage your sense of taste at President Obama's favorite fried chicken place in Chicago ! Nosh on gooey deep dish Chicago-style pizza and a heavenly fish taco that will blow you away. All food tastings are included in the price. See all food tastings below.


Experience the history, architecture and culture of Wicker Park. 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 Wicker Park Food Tasting & Cultural 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.



Ready to Eat With Us?

Call Zerve at (855) 259-5188 or purchase through our secure website by clicking the Buy Now Button. We look forward to giving you a delicious and informative food tour of Wicker Park!


TOUR INFORMATION
  • Ticket Purchase: Tickets must be purchased in advance through our secure website or by calling Zerve at (855) 259-5188. Print out your e-ticket, or just show up after your purchase, and you'll be on our list. It's that easy!
  • When: Sunday and Monday; March 15th through November 30th
  • Time: Tours start late morning to early afternoon
  • Duration: Approximately 3 hours
  • Where: Exact location given when tickets purchased
  • Weather: Tour takes place rain or shine. We will reschedule due to extremely inclement weather.
  • Dress: Casual dress. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
  • Food: On this tour we will be doing 5 food tastings at different food establishments. Most people find it is enough for lunch.
  • Included: All 5 tastings (enough for lunch), and our fun and knowledgeable tour guide's discussion of the history, culture, and architecture of this vibrant neighborhood.
    • TASTING LOCATIONS

    • Flavorful food specialties are served from 5 of the following places (subject to change):
    • Antique Taco: Michelin calls Antique Taco one of Chicago's best values (est. 2012)
    • Glazed and Infused Donuts: serving a Flavorful re-invention of the iconic American doughnut (est. 2012)
    • The Chop Shop: An authentic salumeria and gourmet butcher shop)
    • Pizano's: Irresistible caramelized edges and buttery, pastry-like deep-dish pizza base (est. 1991)
    • Harold's Original Chicken King: the brainchild of a black southerner named Harold Pierce (est. 1950)
    • Alliance Bakery: delectable homemade french macaroons. Choose between eight flavors