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Chicago Hot Chocolate 2013 race open for registration

This year’s Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K in Grant Park is open for registration. The race is currently scheduled for November 3, but could change depending on the Chicago Bears’ schedule. The cost is $49 for the 5K and $73 for the 15K. In addition to the spot on the race, registration includes race fleece...

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Sola at Lollapalooza 2011

Sunday evening, after being totally defeated by the rain while watching Foo Fighters’ amazing performance, an overflowing bowl of edamame made quite a delightful snack for the trip home. It surely helped take my mind off all the mud that was up passed my ankles. The Edamame from Sola had a soy cumin hemp seed...

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The Gage & Henri at Lollapalooza 2011

We wandered into the huge crowd in Chow Town looking for our next eat. We noticed banh mi on the menu for The Gage & Henri and decided to try out this fancy-fancy take on one of our favorite Vietnamese food items. The Henri Banh Mi was a shrimp sandwich filled with poached shrimp, crunchy...

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Blue 13 at Lollapalooza 2011

There was one food concession in Chow Town that I was curious to check out. Chicago Local is partnership between three local Chicago restaurants focusing on the use of sustainable, local, and organic ingredients. Chicago Local offered a vegetarian-friendly menu with Cactus Tostada from Blue 13, Watermelon Japapeno Popsicle from Elate at the Hotel Felix,...

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Crescent Foods at Lollapalooza 2011

Lollapalooza’s Chow Town had a good selection of vegetarian options. One vendor in particular offered a complete Vegetarian/Vegan friendly menu. Crescent Foods is a family owned and operated food concession that offers gourmet vegetarian cuisine, prepared on site from local or organic produce. Apparently, they’ve worked many concerts and music industry events in the past...

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Wow Bao Hot Asian Buns at Lollapalooza 2011

I was first introduced to Wow Bao and their Hot Asian Buns a couple years back and found them to be awesome. They’ve got a tasty selection of savory and sweet steamed buns. So when I found out they were going to be at Lollapalooza this year, I was super thrilled to get my hands...

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Food and Drinks at Lollapalooza 2010

… And that about wraps up my food adventures at this year’s Lollapalooza. The culinary lineup featured about 30 food and beverage choices… and here are my stories… Chow Town is where the food is at Can’t resist Sweet Leaf Tea‘s delicious organic teas and the cute granny 🙂 Lobster corn dog from Graham Elliot...

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Mazzone’s Italian Ice @ Lollapalooza

Sometimes your appetite just gets totally destroyed by the hot, sticky weather. We’ve drank many cans of sweet tea. We already grabbed a smoothie. What about nice sweet, cold treat for dessert? – Italian Ice, it is!! Over at Mazzone’s Italian Ice, they were offering a list of Italian ice, dessert crepes, and gelato, each...

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Buona Beef @ Lollapalooza

We found ourselves back at Chow Town North looking for another meal. The area gets insanely crowded during certain hours and it becomes quite a battle to pick up food, with the long lines and the busyness. We walked over to Buona Beef for some sandwiches. Originally we had the Italian sausage in mind, but...